New Naval Project Announced

San Diego Times~Tribune, August 1963 Move over NASA Class of ‘63! A new group of men with their hopes set on new horizons and discoveries will be plumbing the depths of the Pacific Ocean. The Naval Submarine Division out of Groton, CT has just approved a budget allocation for the construction of an undersea habitat …

Longer and Deeper

Boston Daily News, April 1965 The Navy hates to lose and it never gives up. After SEALAB 1 and its aquanauts came up ten days short of its intended goals, the Navy went to work investigating and planning on ways to improve life for the staff deployed in such a physically demanding atmosphere. New refrigeration …

Third Try Is a Charm

Charlotte News & Press, January 1969 After another mediocre performance with SEALAB 2 in 1965, the NAVY has decided to give the ocean floor another look. It’s been about four years and marine technology has advanced in ways that an ocean habitat can be equipped with improved computerization, advanced filtration systems, and better facilities for …

Return to SEALAB

Galveston Star Review, December 1988 America has been bubbling with excitement at the announcement of a reinvigorated SEALAB program thanks to the efforts of G. Sikorski and Sikorski Drilling. It’s come as a big surprise that SEALAB 1 veterans, B. Robertson and R. Barnes are once again returning to the ocean floor. Robertson and Barnes …

Navy Comes Up Short

Washington News, July 1964 After only 11 days submerged in the SEALAB vessel, the distinguished aquanauts have called it quits. The SEALAB vessel was intended to be submerged for 21 days. At this time, the Navy have given no explanation for the abrupt scheduling change. Speculators suggest that the vessel encountered damage during Typhoon Alice …

Japan’s Garbage Crisis

On average, Japan generates 1.8 million tons of trash each year. As Japan’s economy continues to grow and the average household income climbs, the amount of waste being generated by these households is always growing. Japan’s Ministry of the Environment is tasked with finding a solution to the rising mounds of garbage that are being …