Soar through the sea like a superhero with the ‘Iron Man’ Exosuit

March 17, 2016 by  
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While terrestrial engineers unlock the mobility possibilities of exosuits on land , the ocean-going equivalent of Tony Stark has been working on a project of his own. Inventor and underwater expert Phil Nuytten has unveiled the Exosuit, a 530-pound aluminum-alloy suit which shields its wearer from the harmful effects of decompression sickness and allows the user to soar through the seascape with 1.6 horsepower water jets. “It’s kind of like ‘Iron Man’ come to life,” says Nuytten. Read the rest of Soar through the sea like a superhero with the ‘Iron Man’ Exosuit

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530-Pound Exosuit will Uncover New Sea Life at 1,000 Feet

March 7, 2014 by  
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This July, deep-sea diver Mike Lombardi plans to plunge 1,000 feet below the sea in a newly-designed, high tech “Exosuit” that will take him hundreds of feet deeper than he’s ever been able to dive in conventional gear. His goal? To discover species of bioluminescent animals unknown to marine science, which spend their entire lives living in complete darkness. Read the rest of 530-Pound Exosuit will Uncover New Sea Life at 1,000 Feet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bioluminescence , deep sea diving , diving suits , exosuit , ocean life , scientific discovers , sea creatures , sea life        

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