diving suit :
- n a weighted and hermetically sealed garment supplied with air; worn by underwater divers
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- World's Most Advanced Diving Suit Could Lead to a Cure for Cancer
Phil Nuytten's newest diving suit may as well have been invented by Tony Stark. At six and a half feet long, and weighing 530 pounds, the aluminum contraption looks more like a Buzz Lightyear ripoff than anything Even its name, the "Exosuit," sounds like slang from a science fiction novel. It's a first-of-its-kind design that lets deep sea divers plunge more than 1,000 feet underwater, all the ...
March 7, 2014 - Mashable
- The Evolution of the Atmospheric Diving Suit
Last week we introduced to you the totally awesome Exosuit , a $600,000 atmospheric diving suit, capable of taking a human 1,000 feet underwater at surface pressure. This means that the diver doesn't have to decompress and there is no need for special breathing gas mixtures, so there is no danger of decompression sickness or nitrogen narcosis. Read more...
March 7, 2014 - Gizmodo
- New 'Exosuit' Allows Deeper Diving
A new diving suit will allow oceanographers to explore the underwater world up to four times deeper than today’s most advanced compressed air gear. In addition, the new suit will allow divers to stay underwater for hours, so they can explore marine life up close as never before. The so-called Exosuit is made of aluminum alloy, stands about two meters tall and weighs more than 240 kilograms. It ...
March 5, 2014 - Voice of America