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Explorer Vanessa O’Brien, who visited the Mariana Trench in a $40 million submarine, explains why she would never have visited the Titanic wreck in a dual-material vessel that hadn’t been properly certified.

Sky News

Vanessa describes the EEG headset from iMediSync (아이메디신) she used to measure brain and HRV before and after her spaceflight on NS-22. iMediSync takes one step further by identifying early stage degenerative diseases (Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, for example), as their headset also administers transcranial photobiomodulation (tPBM) – low levels of red or near-infrared (NIR) light to stimulate neural tissues.

Inside Edition

Vanessa O’Brien is the first woman to achieve the Explorer’s Extreme Trifecta. The 57-year-old woman scaled the peak of Mount Everest, dove 36,000 feet to the deepest point of the Pacific Ocean and she just went to space. O’Brien was one of six passengers aboard the launch of Jeff Bezos’ blue-origin rocket and viewed space 66 miles above the Earth. Before she became a world-class explorer, O’Brien worked as a banker.

CBS Evening News

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched six people briefly into space, including Vanessa O’Brien, the first woman to complete the Explorers’ Extreme trifecta.

Good Day LA

Vanessa O’Brien talks with Good Day LA host Michaela Pereira about her new book, To The Greatest Heights, on May 6, 2021.

Why K2 is a Harder Climb Than Mount Everest

(Tech Insider) Interview with Vanessa about why Mt. Everest isn’t the hardest mountain in the world to climb, and why so fewer who attempt K2 ever make it to the top.

Sky News

Vanessa O’Brien talks to Stephen Dixon on Sky News about her lastest expeditions and book, To The Greatest Heights, on 30 April 2021.

Voice of America

Vanessa O’Brien, the first British and American woman to conquer K2, tells Voice of America her story.

Yahoo Finance

Yahoo Finance’s Midday Movers profiles Vanessa O’Brien’s ascent of K2 on November 17, 2017. Host Alexis Christoforous and Vanessa discuss Women and Leadership among other things.

Sky News

Just back from Guam, Vanessa becomes the First Woman to Reach Earth’s Highest and Lowest Points. She tells SkyNews about it on June 19, 2020.

BBC Breakfast

Vanessa O’Brien becomes the First Woman to Reach Earth’s Highest and Lowest Points. She tells BBCNews about it on June 21 2020.

BBC World News

Global with Matthew Amroliwala celebrates Vanessa O’Brien’s ascent of K2 and her SES Explorer of the Year Award on BBC World News on May 23, 2018 in London.

Sky News Sunrise

This segment aired on Sky TV’s Breakfast programme in October 2017, discussing the ascent of K2 with Sarah-Jane Mee on Sunrise.

The Boston Globe

This video was created by Emily Zendt for The Boston Globe and illustrates my final preparations as I leave the United States for Pakistan to attempt to climb K2 in the summer of 2015.

Sky News Sunrise

Vanessa O’Brien joins Gillian Joseph and Stephen Dixon to discuss the film Everest, climbing and risk on Saturday September 19, 2015.

Good Day LA

This segment aired on Good Day LA after completing the Explorers Grand Slam. It was wonderful spending time with Steve Edwards and Maria Sansone on set. Thank you guys for letting me share my story with your viewers!

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