Pedal-Powered Submarine

blue space pedal powered submarine

Researchers at the Saint Petersburg State Marine Engineering University are looking for investors to help create “Blue Space“, a new kind of submarine.

Blue Space is “put in motion by means of a foot drive”, which is marketing speak for pedal-powered, can stay underwater for 4 hours, and can be propelled at a speed 2-5mph on the surface and 2-3mph underwater.

THe submarine will carry two people (who stay dry inside it) and price is listed at a maximum of $19,000.

(more at Near Near Future via engadget)