Welcome to the Inner Space Center!

TheInner Space Center a one-of-a-kind facility in Rhode Island that supports live ocean exploration via telepresence technology. Located at the University of Rhode Island‘s Graduate School of Oceanography, the ISC houses a diverse staff who work with powerful technology to facilitate, capture, produce, and promote underwater exploration in real time.  Browse our live video feeds and video galleries to learn more about the projects we support.

Our Team

The Inner Space Center staff is comprised of a unique ensemble of scientists, educators, engineers and maritime professionals.


The ISC Mission Control is the heart of ISC Telepresence operations.


The Inner Space Center (ISC) works with a wide variety of science, technology and educational partners. Click the link above to access the list of organizations and links to their websites.

ISC in the Media

The Inner Space Center and staff support a wide variety of ocean exploration operations, educational programs and mission support. Click the link above for a list of news stories and highlights of ISC achievements.


The Inner Space Center is an innovative leader, advancing ocean science exploration, research, and education.


The Inner Space Center (ISC) uses cutting edge technology, including telepresence, for ocean research, exploration, and education. The ISC generates accessible portals for ocean research, expanding the capacity for scientists to engage in real-time mission operations, while inspiring the next generation of ocean explorers. The ISC brings the excitement of ocean discoveries to onshore audiences worldwide.



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An innovative leader in ocean exploration, research, and education.