José Hernández

El astronauta Jose Hernandez es su traje naranja de lanzamiento y entrada (LES, por sus siglas en ingles)

José Hernández, son of a migrant farm worker, knew one day he could fly in space.

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Michael López-Alegría

El astronauta Michael Lopez-Alegria en la mision STS-113

Michael López-Alegría, a veteran of four spaceflights, has logged over 257 days in space and performed 10 spacewalks.

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NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations -- NEEMO

    Where on Earth can an astronaut train in a spacelike environment? How about underwater? NEEMO is a project that sends groups of astronauts, engineers, doctors and professional divers to live in an underwater habitat for up to three weeks at a time.
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Background Information

    NEEMO -- the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations project -- sends groups of NASA employees and contractors to live in Aquarius for up to three weeks at a time. For NASA, Aquarius provides a convincing analog to space exploration, and NEEMO crew members do some of the same tasks and face the same challenges underwater as they would in space.

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Opportunities and Activities

  • Un conejo de juguete con una camiseta de NEEMO en un rover submarino

    NEEMO: Live Webcams!  →

    Check when the next NEEMO mission is and watch live video streams during the mission on the undersea laboratory Aquarius.