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2012-01-29 20:20:01

Fukuoka, Japan, Jan 30, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eco Marine Power Co. Ltd. (EMP) today unveiled a concept ship design incorporating its Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) System. This concept design is called the Aquarius Eco Ship and is part of Eco Marine Power's ongoing development efforts aimed at moving shipping towards a more sustainable future.The Aquarius Eco Ship is the result of a comprehensive study project which focused on optimising the design of a large ocean going ship such...

NEEMO Ends Early Due To Hurricane Rina
2011-10-27 05:07:01

NASA said on Wednesday that its 15th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) ended earlier than planned due to Hurricane Rina. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) determined Rina posed a risk to the safety of the mission taking place near Key largo, Florida. The six aquanauts of the NEEMO crew left the facility and returned to the surface of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Wednesday. The crew kicked off the mission on October 20 after...

2011-10-16 04:08:16

News media representatives will have the opportunity to cover the 15th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO, from up close or afar. On Oct. 24, journalists are invited to participate in a media day at the Mobile Mission Control Center, which supports the underwater crew of the NEEMO mission aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Aquarius Undersea Laboratory. The laboratory is located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in Key Largo. Media...

NASA's Aquarius Yields Global Map Of Ocean Salinity
2011-09-23 04:39:30

   NASA's new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity of the ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission's anticipated discoveries. Aquarius, which is aboard the Aquarius/SAC-D (Satelite de Aplicaciones Científicas) observatory, is making NASA's first space observations of ocean surface salinity variations - a key component of Earth's climate. Salinity changes are linked to the cycling of freshwater around the planet and...

2011-09-19 13:02:18

An international crew of astronauts will venture into the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 17 to test innovative solutions to engineering challenges during a crewed mission to an asteroid. NASA astronaut and former International Space Station crew member Shannon Walker will lead the 15th expedition of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), a13-day undersea mission aboard the Aquarius Underwater Laboratory near Key Largo, Fla. Aquarius is owned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Image 1 - Underwater Laboratory Study May Help Manage Seaweed-eating Fish That Protect Coral
2011-09-18 06:51:09

  A team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology is using the Aquarius underwater laboratory off the coast of Florida to study how the diversity of seaweed-eating fish affects endangered coral reefs. The research mission, which began Sept. 13, may provide new information to help scientists protect and even restore damaged coral reefs in the Caribbean. Led by Mark Hay, a Georgia Tech professor of biology, the 10-day mission includes two Ph.D. students and a...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Aquarius (the water bearer) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible in both hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 23h; Declination: -15; Source: Identified by most ancient cultures The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations....

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Capricornus (The Sea Goat) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible in both hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 21h; Declination: -20; Source: Ancient, Babylonian and Greek mythology The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations....

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Cetus Constellation -- Cetus (the Whale or Sea Monster) is a constellation of the southern sky, in the region known as the Water, near other watery constellations like Aquarius, Pisces, and Eridanus. Notable features This constellation's most notable star is Mira, ο Ceti, the first variable star to be discovered. Over a period of 331.65 days it varies from magnitude 2.0, one of the brightest in the sky and easily visible to the unaided eye, to 10.1 and back again. Its discovery in...

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