The Weather Channel's Maria LaRosa interviews the NEEMO 18 astronauts.
Astronauts work to perfect stabilization boom and coring procedures (image courtesy of NASA).
Along with conducting an EVA, aquanauts began testing wearable CO2 sensors and continued evaluation of a heart rate monitor. From an outreach and communications perspective, Jeanette Epps participated in a Space Station Live interview and Aki held a press conference with JAXA.
NASA returned to the bottom of the sea this week for a nine-day mission at the FIU Aquarius Reef Base.
NASA is returning to the bottom of the ocean. Twice this summer, aquanauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) will conduct activities on the ocean floor that will inform future International Space Station and exploration activities.
With an eye to exploring outer space, a multi-national crew of four astronauts today will submerge into "inner space," diving to an undersea habitat off the Florida Keys.