ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ALEXIS ROSENFELD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Newtsuit rescue diver, from the French Navy, being lowered in a diving cage. This prevents the diver being carried away by currents. The Newtsuit is an atmospheric diving suit (ADS) that can descend to depths of over 250 metres while keeping the diver at atmospheric pressure. A thruster backpack is used to move around at the destination. Fluid-filled flexible joints (black) provide great dexterity. The suit can be used for a wide range of underwater work, such as salvage and aiding submarine rescue. Photographed in the Mediterranean Sea.
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