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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.