Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter creates a test projection on an iceberg in 2011. Hofstetter has plans to project pictures illustrating the sinking of the Titanic on a giant iceberg for the 100th anniversary of the catastrophe.
Mary Beth Crocker, left, and her husband, Tom Dearing, from Newport, Ky., pose for pictures in period costume after disembarking the MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise ship on April 9 during its first stop in Cobh, Ireland. With 1,309 passengers aboard, the MS Balmoral will follow the same route the Titanic did in 1912, complete with food and music from the era.
John Philip of Australia adjusts the life jacket of his sister, Ann Breust, on April 8 during a drill aboard a Titanic memorial cruise from Southampton, England, to New York.
Passengers on a Titanic memorial cruise, chartered by Miles Morgan Travel, dance to music from a Belgian string band on April 9 after the ship's departure from Cobh, Ireland. Due to rough weather, an April 10 floor show was canceled over concerns about the safety of the performers.
Actress Kate Winslet arrives at the 'Titanic 3D' UK film premiere on March 27 at the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington, West London. The 3-D version of the film has been released for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking and comes 15 years after 1997's "Titanic" was a huge box office hit.
An exterior view shows the Titanic Belfast building March 27 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The six-story attraction opened March 31 and tells the story of the Titanic from the ship's construction in Belfast to her sinking in the Atlantic on her maiden voyage 100 years ago.
Titanic Belfast is a new visitor attraction that opens on March 31 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The new six-story structure overlooks the slipways where the Titanic was built. The ill-fated passenger liner sank after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic on the night of April 15, 1912, with the loss of 1,517 lives.
A tour guide talks to visitors at the Thompson Graving dock in the Titanic Quarter. The 880-foot-long graving dock, or dry dock, is where the Titanic was fitted out
The panels lining the walls of the Titanic Belfast atrium are the same size and texture as those fitted to the hull of the famous ship. Northern Ireland hopes the eye-catching center will kick-start its tourism economy and encourage travelers from all over to visit the province.
Visitors look down on a projection showing images of the wreck of the Titanic on the seabed at the Titanic Belfast museum.
A woman looks at 3D projections of the inside of the Titanic on display in the new $157 million Titanic Belfast attraction. The Titanic -- the world's largest, most luxurious ocean liner at the time it was built -- left this spot on April 2, 1912, on its maiden voyage from England to New York. Twelve days later, it struck an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland and sank in the early hours of April 15.
Computer video projections of passengers are displayed in a re-creation of a second-class cabin at the Titanic Belfast.
A re-creation of a third-class cabin, complete with computer-video projections of passengers, is displayed at the Titanic Belfast.
A boy runs across an interactive projection of the Harland and Wolff Drawing Office at Titanic Belfast. The offices were where the plans for the Titanic, Olympic and Britannic were prepared.
The Titanic Belfast visitor center includes a replica of a Titanic lifeboat.
A model-like sculpture of the Titanic is on display at the Titanic Belfast. The new museum, with its four prow-like wings jutting skyward, stands by the River Lagan on the site of the old Harland and Wolff shipyard.
A visitor uses his phone to snap a photo of the slipway at Titanic Belfast.
A woman looks at the hull of a ship in one of the galleries of the new Titanic Belfast.
A projection shows images of the wreck of the Titanic on the seabed at the Titanic Belfast.
A compass design decorates the lobby of Titanic Belfast.
The world's biggest Titanic visitor attraction is set to open its doors 100 years after the doomed ocean liner was completed in the same shipyard.
A 1912 advertisement for the British luxury passenger liner Titanic, part of the White Star Line's fleet, announces an April 20, 1912, sailing. Ticket prices and berth descriptions are provided, but the ship never arrived in New York. The Titanic sank April 15, 1912, killing more than 1,500 passenger and crew members.
Workmen stand next to the screws of the RMS Titanic at a shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in this undated photo. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City.
The Titanic leaves Southampton, England, on her ill-fated maiden voyage on April 10, 1912.
A handout picture received from Southampton City Council on April 4, 2012, shows Titanic Captain Edward Smith with a dog.
A computer-generated image shows the first-class accommodations that were available aboard the Titanic. The display can be seen at the newly opened Titanic Belfast attraction in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
A replica of the grand staircase from the sunken Titanic is on exhibition April 2 at the Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum in Singapore. The exhibition features about 275 artifacts recovered from the Titanic.
The grand staircase between the boat deck and the promenade deck aboard the RMS Titanic in an undated photo. A replica of the Titanic's grand staircase was seen in James Cameron's 1997 movie, "Titanic."
A copy of the last message sent from the Titanic, which tells of passengers being put into lifeboats.
Survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic approach the RMS Carpathia in this April 15, 1912, photo. The Carpathia rescued hundreds of Titanic passengers.
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A pair of shoes recovered from the Titanic is seen April 2, 2012, at an exhibition at Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum in Singapore.
A child's shoes believed to be from the body of an unknown boy and recovered by the crew of the Mackay-Bennett, a cable-laying ship chartered by the White Star Line after the Titanic disaster, are seen Jan. 27, 2012, in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
School children in Southampton, England, carry placards featuring each of the victims of the Titanic disaster through the city's center on April 10, 2012. The ill-fated ship set sail on her maiden voyage 100 years ago from Southampton. Reports state that a minute's silence was observed in the city, which had been home to more than 500 of the crew who perished in the disaster.
A wreath floats in berths 43/44 from where the RMS Titanic set sail on its ill-fated maiden voyage 100 years ago at a Southampton, England, dock during an April 10, 2012, ceremony where descendants of passengers who sailed on the Titanic paid tribute to those who lost their lives.