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Neemo Crew Resurface From Their Underwater World
2012-07-02 03:00:04

[ Watch the Video ] ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his Neemo crewmates resurfaced recently after spending 12 days underwater off Florida´s Atlantic coast. The aquanauts tested equipment and techniques for future space exploration as well as finding time for educational experiments. Although only 20 m under the Atlantic Ocean, the voyage home took 17 hours. Living underwater requires a long decompression to allow the aquanauts´ bodies to adapt to normal surface pressure. Being...

2012-04-29 23:00:43

OceanWorks International has been awarded phases 1 and 2 of a 3 phase contract by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to assist with the re-certification of life support systems on the Deep Submergence Vehicle Alvin (DSV Alvin). Certification for manned diving operations will be provided under the authority of the U.S. Navy´s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) April 30, 2012 The DSV Alvin is currently midway through...

2011-08-15 00:00:29

Easily Moved Equipment supplied custom designed and built lightweight, portable aluminum gantry cranes to the Canadian Government (Department of National Defense) to launch and retrieve unmanned submarines used for scientific research in Canada's western Arctic region. (PRWEB) August 13, 2011 The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) governs the delineation of the continental shelf where it extends beyond the 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone. Canada has until...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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