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  An extraordinary expedition was announced recently at the Museum of Natural History in NYC.  At the center of it all is the newly designed Exosuit, a robotic dream created by Nuytco Research, the latest generation of atmospheric diving systems which protects the pilot  from the effects of high pressure.  The Exosuit will work together…

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Perhaps most significant in considering the difference in mechanics with wet diving versus ADS diving is the true dependence on your support team. With surface-air operations, my job by day, while there is a dependence on the support team, the diver does have a considerable degree of autonomous control. In my 18 years of working…

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Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or click the links after the descriptions below! Episode: 1329 – Air Date: July…

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Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or click the links after the descriptions below! Episode: 1329 – Air Date: July…

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The convention in ‘day to day’ diving is that it’s wet – the diver is exposed to the watery outside environment, and all of the resulting stressors that this wet environment places on the human body. That stress is cause for the various limitations we divers face with every immersion. The most critical element causing…

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Just a few short weeks ago I was among the very fortunate group of exploration professionals to take part in National Geographic’s 2013 Explorers Symposium in Washington DC. The week of intensive networking, pitching ideas, and sharing experiences brought forward a full spectrum of emotion in realizing that after literally more than half of my…

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