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.
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.
Architect designs of Blue Abyss, the multi-million pound subsea, Space and life science training, research and testing centre, have been revealed.
Professional Underwater Explorer and BBC TV Presenter Andy Torbet tells us why he supports Blue Abyss and explains its role in future marine and Space exploration. See what he has to say.
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.
We look ahead to the year 2020 at aspirational feats of exploration supported by the capabilities of Blue Abyss. Written by Andy Torbet, this fictitious report will give you a flavour of things to come.
I was not the first to hear about Blue Abyss. But many of those before, and after, me dismissed the project as a pipe dream. A great idea pitched by the enthusiastic and well meaning, but without substance and something that would never truly happen.