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 are excited to announce recent victories in The NewSpace People’s Awards for 'The Most Admired Business Leaders and Companies in the Global Space Industry'. A victory for the company and the Blue Abyss team.
Making the grade as one of NASA’s ‘Highly Qualified Astronaut Candidates’ isn’t a prerequisite for leadership in Blue Abyss, but Dr. Mindy Howard reckons the experience might come in handy
Professor Bob Stone, Director of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team, University of Birmingham, joins Blue Abyss to deliver virtual and mixed reality technologies set to enhance the centre’s training capabilities.
Professor Simon Evetts and John Vickers continue discussions with leading UK universities to form a collaborative ‘Academic Partnership’ that underpins Blue Abyss’ future R&D and training capabilities.
A consortium including Blue Abyss, Imperial College London, Oxford University, UCL and University of Surrey has been successful in reaching the second round of a bid for a share of a £40 million robotics R&D grant.
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.
The subsea centre of excellence at Blue Abyss will offer the perfect arena to research and test solutions to issues challenging offshore windfarm development. Celia Anderson explains more to the Wind Energy Network.
Blue Abyss has announced a perfect “brand fit” partnership with diver training company DiveRAID to help build a team of divers to support activities in the facility's 50m deep pool.
Seen here enjoying the sunshine and Marseille's stunning scenery, John Vickers and Site & Facilities Manager Hugh Keir recently hopped across the Channel to visit COMEX to discuss R&D partnership opportunities.
Designed by architect Robin Partington, project managers, cost managers and engineers are in place to take Blue Abyss from plans to reality. Find out more about the team behind this 'unique and fascinating project'.
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Architect designs of Blue Abyss, the multi-million pound subsea, Space and life science training, research and testing centre, have been revealed.
Celia Anderson prepares to secure the offshore energy industry’s support as part of the wider consultation programme to ensure that Blue Abyss meets and exceeds the needs of its future customers.
Extreme environment training, research and development company, Blue Abyss, appoints Retired Lieutenant-General Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu as Aerospace Consultant. Prunariu will act as an ambassador supporting Blue Abyss to further its engagement with international Space agencies.
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.
On 8th July, in a workshop held at the Wivenhoe House Hotel on the University of Essex’s campus, academics from leading universities gathered to help shape the R&D capabilities of Blue Abyss, and the nature of the collaborative ‘Academic Partnership’ that will underpin Blue Abyss’ future R&D enterprises.
Aquatic, aerospace and extreme environment research and training company, Blue Abyss Ltd., has appointed Dr. Scott Parazynski as Non-Executive Director. Dr. Parazynski will advise and guide on neutral buoyancy training for astronauts and human physiology in extreme environments.
Helen Patricia Sharman (OBE FRSC), the first Briton in space and the first woman to visit the Mir space station in 1991 is supporting Blue Abyss
We are so pleased to announce the winners of our Sponsor's give aways, a Suunto EON Steel dive computer and an AP Diving Jacket.
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The scope of the facility, which was showcased at the UK Space Conference in Liverpool, is huge from human spaceflight research programmes to environmental monitoring.
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