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2010-05-04 07:40:00

NASA will send two astronauts, a veteran undersea engineer and an experienced scientist into the ocean depths off Florida's east coast this month to test exploration concepts and learn more about working in an unforgiving, treacherous environment.

2009-10-30 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A Wyle expert in human performance in space has been chosen as a crew member for the next undersea research mission in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project. Dr.

2009-08-11 16:29:52

Nicole Stott, a native of Clearwater, Fla., will make her first journey into orbit on space shuttle Discovery's upcoming mission to the International Space Station. She will live and work aboard the station for three months.

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2006-07-10 15:48:11

NASA will test concepts for future space exploration this month by sending three astronauts and an oceanographer on a mission to an underwater laboratory off the coast of Florida.

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2006-05-15 13:41:52

In isolated environments, astronauts, flight crews, offshore workers and military forces must maintain vigilance and work together to ensure a safe and successful mission.

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2006-03-31 17:16:26

NASA will send three astronauts and a Cincinnati doctor under the ocean next month to test space medicine concepts and moon-walking techniques.

2005-09-01 15:30:02

NASA is sending three astronauts and a Cincinnati doctor to test new space medicine concepts and extravehicular techniques in a unique underwater laboratory off the Florida coast.

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2005-07-20 09:55:00

Living for days on end 63 feet beneath the waves is a near-ideal situation for researchers studying undersea life. A bevy of scientists and researchers spend up to 10 days underwater at the Aquarius undersea research lab pursuing a variety of studies. Research this year ranges from studies of water pollution to astronauts-in-training to Navy rescue workers.


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Peggy Whitson
2012-10-27 13:45:00

Peggy Whitson is an American biochemistry researcher and one of NASA’s most experienced female astronauts after having spent a total of over 365 days in space. She was born Peggy Annette Whitson on February 9, 1960 in Mount Ayr, Iowa, and grew up on a farm outside Beaconsfield. She graduated from Mount Ayr Community High School in 1978 and went on to attend Iowa Wesleyan College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry in 1981. She then went on to receive...

Rex Walheim
2012-10-27 13:23:11

Rex Walheim is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Rex Joseph Walheim on October 10, 1962 in Redwood City, California. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1980 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Upon his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. The following April, he was assigned to work as a missile warning operations crew...

Michael Gernhardt
2012-10-18 12:01:17

Michael Gernhardt is a NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Landon Gernhardt on May 4, 1956 in Mansfield, Ohio. He was raised there and graduated from Malabar High School in 1974. He then went on to attend Vanderbilt University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978. While at Vanderbilt, Gernhardt began working as a professional diver and project engineer on multiple underwater oil field construction and repair projects around the world. During this time, he completed...

Daniel M. Tani
2012-09-17 10:41:06

On February 1st, 1961, Daniel Tani was born to Rose and Henry N. Tani of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He and his family later moved to Lombard, Illinois where he graduated high school from Glenbard East High School. In 1979, Tani started his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 1984 he received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his master’s, specializing in human factors and group decision making, in 1988. During his time at MIT, Tani was a Brother of...

Andrew Feustel
2012-09-17 09:28:01

Andrew Feustel is a NASA astronaut and an American Geophysicist. He was born Andrew J. (Drew) Feustel on August 25, 1965 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Lake Orion, Michigan. He graduated from Lake Orion High School and subsequently received an Associate’s degree from Oakland Community College. During this time, he worked at International Autoworks as an auto mechanic. He then transferred to Purdue University, where joined the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and served as a...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.