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Discovering the Deep: Exploring Remote Pacific MPAs

On March 25th, the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer wrapped up an exciting cruise to explore the depths of remote Pacific Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). As scientists collected data and made discoveries over the course of the expedition’s 19 dives, the remotely operated vehicles collected amazing images of life in the deep ocean. Continue reading Discovering the Deep: Exploring Remote Pacific MPAs

Introducing the Newest U.S. Academic Research Vessel: R/V Sally Ride

Named in honor of the first woman to travel into space, Dr. Sally K. Ride, the R/V Sally Ride is the newest of the United State’s Academic Research Vessels (UNOLS).  Operated by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, in cooperation with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Sally Ride represents the new Ocean Class of research vessels. The 238-foot ship features seafloor mapping systems, doppler radar for mapping deep water currents, 2,035 square feet of lab space, and telepresence technologies. Continue reading Introducing the Newest U.S. Academic Research Vessel: R/V Sally Ride

Summer Public Tours

Hello explorers!

Join us on one of our special tour dates this summer to get a behind the scenes look at what happens at the Inner Space Center.

Feeds from ships of exploration, including the E/V Nautilus and NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, are streaming live to the ISC almost every day this summer! Discover where the latest deep-sea explorations are taking place, see ancient shipwreck artifacts from previous expeditions, and listen to scientists as they make their next discoveries!

Discover where the latest deep-sea explorations are taking place, see ancient shipwreck artifacts from previous expeditions, and listen to scientists as they make their next discoveries!

Special, summer tour dates include:

Tuesday, July 5 @ 3PM

Wednesday, July 13 @ 11AM

Thursday, July 21 @ 2PM  

Friday, July 29 @ 10AM –

Tuesday, August 9 @ 1PM

Wednesday, August 17 @ 10AM  

Thursday, August 25 @ 2PM

Fee: $5 per participant.

As part of our special summer tours, we are offering educators a chance to visit the ISC for FREE. Only one free educator per booking. To receive this discount, use the following promotion code when registering, EdDisc_ToursSummer2016. Please contact tours@innerspacecenter.org  with any questions.

Book here! (pre-registration is required)