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.
Blue Abyss presented its vision for the future of deep-sea and space training and space preparation activities using technology-based simulation, in a workshop attended by senior representatives from organisations such as the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency (ESA), Imperial College London, Cranfield University, University of Birmingham, National Oceanography Centre and Central Bedfordshire Council.
RAID UK & Malta have begun the lengthy process of helping to recruit the 35-strong team for Blue Abyss. Hundreds of individuals have already registered their interest, proving competition for the positions will be heated.
John Vickers joins Barry Ressler, Chairman & CEO of the International Space Medicine Consortium (ISMC) at the ITU - XPRIZE Inaugural AI for Good Summit in Geneva.
The former Romanian Cosmonaut and Blue Abyss Aerospace Consultant, Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, delivers the keynote speech at SpaceUp ISU to share his experience of the Intercosmos programme, being a ‘Space Explorer’, and more.
Professor Simon Evetts joined celebrity chef, Heston Blumenthal, at the ‘Wonders and Challenges of Human Spaceflight’ conference held at London’s Science Museum to talk about the effects of human spaceflight on the body.
As part of the UK Space Agency Trade Mission, John Vickers jets off to Abu Dhabi to attend the Global Space Congress with the aim of establishing new international partnerships.
Did you know that of the 555 people who made it into Space, 18 died in the process? Blue Abyss Education Consultant, Professor Anu Ojha OBE, presents the safety issues surrounding human spaceflight and what can be done to mitigate the risks.
Dr. Simon Evetts attended the recent ‘Space for Inspiration’ Conference hosted by the European Space Agency held to discuss the concept of collaboration between government and commercial Space enterprise.
That's what John Vickers told the 11th UK/China Space Workshop in Shanghai. Presenting on the reality of sending tourists into Space, John grabbed the interest of delegates with Blue Abyss’ plans to facilitate human spaceflight.
Harwell’s ‘Accelerating Healthcare Innovation’ seminar played host to the official opening of the UK’s first Human Spaceflight Capitalisation Office. Dr. Simon Evetts led the launch along with ESA Astronaut Tim Peake.
17 British students who took the Space to Earth Challenge set by European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Tim Peake, had a unique insight into astronaut health during a prize visit to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany on July 4th 2016.
The Blue Abyss team joined the incredible celebrations at London’s Science Museum as the nation watched British ESA astronaut Major Tim Peake blast off to begin his Principia mission aboard the International Space Station.
Space is closer than you think. Schools across the United Kingdom are being invited to take part in a new space race – to stride, swim, scoot, and spin the 400km distance from the International Space Station to Earth.