NASA-Deep Sea

Dominic D'Agostino (far left) and his fellow "aquanauts" pose outside the Aquarius Reef Base habitat, where the NEEMO 22 support team wait. (courtesy Aquarius Program at FIU / USF Research & Innovation)
NASA-Deep Sea

Scientists interested in finding out how the human body and brain can handle long distance trips to Mars can't just shoot test subjects into space - but they can put them at the bottom of the ocean! A USF professor is one of four researchers on an international team currently working in an undersea habitat just off the Florida Keys. Find out how he was chosen for the honor and what his efforts might mean for future deep space travel on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

Original Broadcast Date: 
06/20/17

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Host:
Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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mschreiner@wusf.org
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