Welcome to the Inner Space Center

The Inner Space Center (ISC) is a one-of-a-kind national facility that supports live ocean exploration via telepresence technology. Located at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, the ISC is home to a diverse team of ocean scientists, engineers, education professionals, and video producers. The team works with cutting-edge technology to facilitate, capture, produce, and promote underwater exploration in real time.  Browse the video galleries to learn more about the ISC’s projects; watch video highlights from previous expeditions on the ISC YouTube Channel.



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.



Please browse our live video feeds and video gallery to learn more about the projects we support.

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International hub for ocean science exploration