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 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
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.
Aeronautical engineer and STEM ambassador Ryan Durnall tells us why the new era of human exploration brings incredibly exciting opportunities for STEM subjects and careers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first inkling I ever had that there were worlds beyond our own was in the early sixties with Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's Fireball XL5 on TV. I would have been around 3 or 4 years old.
On Sunday 24th April, UK astronaut and Blue Abyss supporter Major Tim Peake ran the London Marathon whilst on the International Space Station (ISS), 400 kilometers above 39,000 of his fellow athletes.
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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.
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