Nasa’s Neutral Bouyancy Lab in Houston, TX is a state of the art facility that is soon going to be available for commercial operations to use. In a plan to help offset the high cost of running the laborartory, commercial operations can utilize the laboratory for a wide variety of training purposes. Training configuration options can include public safety diving, robotic vehicle testing, offshore water survival, underwater engineering training. The facility features an on-site hypobaric chamber, gas mixing, and scuba, and surface supplied diving. The staff also offers operation, safety, and reconfiguration support as well as camera work.
Olivia Thomas has been named as the latest recipient of the Zale Parry Scholarship by the Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences.
SSI has expanded its XR rebreather program with the addition of two new units to its list of approved rebreathers.
PSS has announced an extension to its complimentary eLearning and certifications program through the end of 2021.