Saturday, June 30, 2012

NEEMO - NASA astronauts train for Outer Space in Inner Space

NASA is convinced that many of the tasks they perform in the weightless environment of space can best be replicated, and practiced, in the weightless environment of underwater.  To that end, they recently wrapped a 12-day mission living in saturation at Aquarius Reef Base off Key Largo, Florida Keys.

To learn more about the NEEMO Mission, see NASA Extreme Missions Operations at

To learn more about Aquarius Reef Base, a unique scientific outpost that enables living under the sea for extended periods of time, see

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