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2014-06-25 23:01:52

“Luminous Sea” features stunning, high-resolution images taken along the western coast of North America, from Washington to Alaska (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 “Luminous Sea”, the underwater photography book from professional underwater photographer Richard Salas, has launched its crowdfunding campaign today on the popular crowdfunding website Indiegogo. The campaign was designed in order to raise the $45,000 needed to mass produce the final book in the Sea of Light trilogy as well as...

Mission 31: Fabien Cousteau To Live Underwater For A Month
2013-07-12 08:48:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The grandson of late legendary diver Jacques Cousteau is looking to set a new record later this year doing what the Cousteau family has always done: exploring the underwater realms. Jacques Cousteau set a world record when he dove to the depths fifty years ago and kept himself submersed for 30 days. Using the newly developed "Aquarius" underwater laboratory, Fabien Cousteau is looking to break that record, spending 31 days living...

Hatches Close On Aquarius Lab, Possibly For The Last Time
2012-07-23 14:13:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Aquanauts could now officially be a thing of the past, as Sunday saw the doors of the undersea research lab Aquarius Reef Base close for the last time. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) lab was established in 1986, and operated around the U.S. Virgin Islands for over two decades at 60 feet below the surface of the ocean. Federal budget cuts have left the Aquarius lab without its $3 million annual funding,...

Neemo Crew Resurface From Their Underwater World
2012-07-02 03:00:04

[ Watch the Video ] ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his Neemo crewmates resurfaced recently after spending 12 days underwater off Florida´s Atlantic coast. The aquanauts tested equipment and techniques for future space exploration as well as finding time for educational experiments. Although only 20 m under the Atlantic Ocean, the voyage home took 17 hours. Living underwater requires a long decompression to allow the aquanauts´ bodies to adapt to normal surface pressure. Being...

2010-05-05 16:42:00

HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will once again participate in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission. This is the 14th expedition since October 2001. During the mission, set for May 10-23, in the ocean depths off Florida's east coast, NEEMO 14 will connect with schools in Texas, South Dakota, New York, California, Washington and North Carolina. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NEEMO...

2008-06-16 12:00:28

By Kevin Wadlow, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun. 14--Latest mission: Determine why some transplanted corals succeed, other don't In the dark of the pre-dawn ocean, Ken Nedimyer saw the soft glow of coral fluorescence. When he looks out the window during meals, a Goliath grouper often looks back. "These aren't the things we're down here to look at, but it's still a very cool thing," Nedimyer said from the Aquarius underwater laboratory oceanside off Key Largo. Lauri...

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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. During the mission, called the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project, new long-distance medical techniques that could help keep spacefarers healthy will be practiced. Doctors thousands of miles away will guide aquanauts as they perform surgeries on a patient simulator. Doctors also will remotely control robotic instruments to...

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. NASA astronaut Lee Morin leads the crew on an 18-day undersea mission Oct. 3 to 20 aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Aquarius Underwater Laboratory. Astronauts Nicole Stott and Ron Garan, and Dr. Tim Broderick of the University of Cincinnati, round out the crew. Canadian astronaut...


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