What would you wear on a trip to space? How might we decorate the interior of a commercial spaceship? How might everyday objects need to be adapted for use in microgravity? Designers at the University of Hertfordshire have been asking these questions, and have designed objects, interiors, and clothes for future space tourists.
On World Oceans Day, people from around the globe get together and celebrate something which connects us all - our Ocean. This year the main action point is to prevent plastic pollution and encourage solutions for a healthy ocean.
This year we celebrate the third International Year of the Reef (IYOR). Declared for the first time in 1997, the IYOR was initiated due to increasing threats on coral reefs and associated ecosystems, such as mangroves and seagrasses around the world.
Blue Abyss CEO, John Vickers, was honoured to be part of a specialist panel within the EarthXOcean Conference, entitled ‘The Blue Economy’. Held in Dallas (USA), EarthX is the largest environmentally-focused event on the planet.
The Virtual Reality Planetary Survival Training Concept, created by the Human Interface Technologies Team, University of Birmingham, UK, is to be presented at EarthX this year. It will illustrate the technology-based simulation possibilities (Virtual and Augmented Reality – VR, AR) that will enhance Blue Abyss’s training capabilities and offerings in the future.