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Astronauts Train Underwater for Deep Space Missions

Manned deep space missions are still a long way off, but space agencies are already testing procedures, equipment and human stamina for operations in extreme environment conditions.  Small groups of astronauts take turns in spending days in an underwater lab, off Florida’s southern coast, simulating future missions to some remote world.     Looking ahead to planned missions to the moon, an asteroid and Mars, Western space agencies send their astronauts to this underwater...

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