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New 'Exosuit' To Take Ocean Divers To Stupendous Depths (PHOTO, VIDEO, INFOGRAPHIC)

By David Freeman

Talk about taking the plunge. A new submersible body suit will take ocean divers to a depth of 1,000 feet and let them spend hours there observing and collecting marine species that are hard to get at with conventional diving gear or submersibles.

If all goes according to plan, the metal Exosuit will be used next July to explore an underwater region in the Atlantic Ocean about 100 miles off the New England coast. But now through March 5, the one-of-a-kind suit — known technically as an atmospheric diving suit — is on display at the American …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green