984 feet long zero-emission ‘nuclear-powered’ scientific research vessel could be launched by 2025

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An emission-free ‘nuclear-powered’ 984-foot scientific exploration vessel, the size of the world’s longest cruise ship, will be launched in 2025 with 22 state-of-the-art laboratories and more than 400 people on board.

The Earth 300 ship is designed to “ unite science and exploration to meet Earth’s greatest challenges, ” said Iddes Yacht’s founder, manufacturer of the ship, Salas Jefferson, who says it will have approximately 160 scientists at a time. operate.

Packed with green technology, a ‘science sphere’, the ship is powered by a molten salt reactor, a type of nuclear power generator that uses molten fluoride salts as a coolant and operates under low pressure.

At launch, it will act as an “ extreme technology platform for science, exploration and innovation at sea, ” said Iddes, who says the 22 labs will be equipped with robotics and artificial intelligence systems.

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An emission-free 'nuclear-powered' 984-foot scientific research vessel, the size of the world's longest cruise ship, will be launched in 2025 with 22 state-of-the-art laboratories and more than 400 people on board

An emission-free ‘nuclear-powered’ 984-foot scientific research vessel, the size of the world’s longest cruise ship, will be launched in 2025 with 22 state-of-the-art laboratories and more than 400 people on board

The Iddes Yacht vessel is designed to “unite science and exploration to face Earth’s greatest challenges,” said founder Salas Jefferson, who says it can serve about 160 scientists at once.

Packed with green technology, a 'science sphere', the ship is powered by a molten salt reactor, a type of nuclear power generator that uses molten fluoride salts as a coolant and operates under low pressure.

Packed with green technology, a 'science sphere', the ship is powered by a molten salt reactor, a type of nuclear power generator that uses molten fluoride salts as a coolant and operates under low pressure.

Packed with green technology, a ‘science sphere’, the ship is powered by a molten salt reactor, a type of nuclear power generator that uses molten fluoride salts as a coolant and operates under low pressure.

THE EARTH 300 IN NUMBERS

  • Length: 300 meters
  • Width: 46 meters
  • Height: 60 meters
  • 22 Laboratories
  • 20 VIP cabins
  • 160 scientists
  • 20 Experts-in-Residence
  • 20 students
  • 40 VIP guests
  • 165 Crew

With NED Project naval architecture, Earth 300 will “introduce features found on cruise, expedition, research and luxury yachts, but she will not be one of them,” said Earth 300 director Aaron Olivera.

The company behind the design says it will have a ‘science city’ in a huge sphere, an observation deck and an interior dedicated to scientific research and expedition.

The design phase for the ship has been completed, and construction will soon begin on the massive floating city that will be larger than the Titanic and approximately the length of three football fields.

The Earth 300 will also carry a fleet of advanced underwater vessels to aid in deep-sea studies, and a helicopter that will allow people to travel to and from the ship and explore the ocean from the air, Jefferson said.

‘We wanted to create a design that would inspire. When someone looked at the globe, we wanted them to be inspired to protect the Earth, ”he said in a statement.

“If someone walked into the sphere, where the science city is now located, and felt the workings of all the scientific works in progress, we wanted them to be inspired to become an alchemist of global solutions.”

There is accommodation for a total of 160 scientists, 20 experts-in-residence, 20 students, 40 VIP guests and 165 crew members to support residents and visitors on board.

At launch, it will act as an `` extreme technology platform for science, exploration and innovation at sea, '' said Iddes, who says the 22 labs will be equipped with robotics and artificial intelligence systems.

At launch, it will act as an `` extreme technology platform for science, exploration and innovation at sea, '' said Iddes, who says the 22 labs will be equipped with robotics and artificial intelligence systems.

At launch, it will act as an “ extreme technology platform for science, exploration and innovation at sea, ” said Iddes, who says the 22 labs will be equipped with robotics and artificial intelligence systems.

With naval architecture from the NED Project, Earth 300 will introduce “features found on cruise, expedition, research and luxury yachts, but she will not be one of them,” said Earth 300 director Aaron Olivera.

The vision is for the leading scientists on board to work together to bring fast, far-reaching solutions to market, according to the website for Earth 300.

“At the same time, it provides an open source platform that the global scientific community can take advantage of, and provides a background for citizen science and intrepid, meaningful exploration.”

There are a number of areas the ship and its crew plan to explore, including water and food security, climate disasters, education and global health resilience.

‘Food security depends on water safety, they are inextricably linked. The world is running out of clean, fresh water to feed and feed a growing world population and to maintain the health of our planet, ”the company said.

The design phase for the ship has been completed with the construction of the huge floating city soon to be larger than the Titanic and approximately the length of three football fields.

The design phase for the ship has been completed, with construction soon on the massive floating city that will be larger than the Titanic and approximately the length of three football fields.

The design phase for the ship has been completed, with construction soon on the massive floating city that will be larger than the Titanic and approximately the length of three football fields.

The vision is that the leading scientists on board will work together to bring fast, far-reaching solutions to market, according to the website for Earth 300.

The vision is that the leading scientists on board will work together to bring fast, far-reaching solutions to market, according to the website for Earth 300.

The vision is that the leading scientists on board will work together to bring fast, far-reaching solutions to market, according to the website for Earth 300.

There are a number of areas the ship and its crew plan to explore, including water and food security, climate disasters, education and global health resilience

There are a number of areas the ship and its crew plan to explore, including water and food security, climate disasters, education and global health resilience

There are a number of areas the ship and its crew plan to explore, including water and food security, climate disasters, education and global health resilience

Covid-19 has served as a stress test on every aspect of life, notably exposing weaknesses in global health systems. It is important to learn the right lessons regarding preparedness, capacity and future resilience.

Earth 300 promises to be an important repository of data and information for planet Earth. We provide an open platform for science and innovation that is accessible worldwide. ‘

Led by CEO Olivera, the Earth 300 project is supported by a number of partners, including IBM, RINA, Triton Submarines and EYOS Expeditions.

Preliminary ship design and shipbuilding are now complete, with Earth 300 expecting a launch date of 2025.