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Day 8… Woke up early this morning, 4:47 am and had a nice warm cup of coffee before everyone got u.
Day 8… Woke up early this morning, 4:47 am and had a nice warm cup of coffee before everyone got up
Successful mission, and hope for Florida’s reefs?
The Aquanauts are now decompressing in the Aquarius, slowly being brought to sea-level pressure while still living 50 feet below the surface at Conch Reef.
You would have thought that I would have learnt my lesson from last year, but when I was asked if I wanted to do another Aquarius mission this summer, I said,”Sure.”
Today was a big day in terms of sampling for our team.
I still have a sense of awe everytime I have the priveledge of being an Aquanaut.
It’s 4 in the morning and I can’t sleep. I’m excited to be living under the sea in Aquarius. I’m excited by the science we are conducting in this unique setting on Conch Reef.
Today we woke up as aquanauts having spent our first night in Aquarius! Those of us up early got to see a show of squid hunting near the view ports.
I was reminded this morning of the unique situation we are in down here in Aquarius.
It seems like just yesterday that we started this mission, but tomorrow is our last day of diving before we start decompression.
It rarely gets talked about during interview about Aquarius, but the guys who work topside during a saturation mission make it all happen.
From the late 1950′s through the 1960′s the U.S. Navy SEALAB program was guided by Captain George Bond. This program ultimately had a huge impact on the global economy.
Those are the words of Bob Barth during Craig Coopers retirement ceremony.
To all the people that view our pages and read our blogs, what do you want to see and read about?
We (the science crew) are well-adjusted to life underwater now so operations are running smoothly.
….another day in the office. Today was moon jelly day- they were everywhere in the upper water column, fortunately less of them down near the bottom where we were working