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The mission will take place at the Florida International University’s Aquarius Reef Base 6.2 miles off the coast of Florida.

‘The close parallels of inner and outer space exploration will be clearly demonstrated during this undersea mission,’ said NEEMO Project Lead Bill Todd.

‘The daily seafloor traverses, or extravehicular activities in space jargon, are jam packed with technology and operations concept testing, as well as complex marine science.
‘In the interior of Aquarius, aquanauts and astronauts will tackle an array of experiments and human research related to long duration space travel.’

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