Environment and Science

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Why are NASA astronauts living 60 feet below the surface of the Atlantic off the Florida Keys? It’s part of a NASA mission called NEEMO, for NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations. The underwater astronauts (or aquanauts) find the isolated depths of the Atlantic about as close as they can get to spaceflight here on Earth.

Most college students are currently on summer break, but instead of taking some time off, students in Florida Tech’s Department of Marine and Environmental Systems got a leg up on their future by working hands-on with projects affiliated with meteorology.

Rise Above Plastics

Jul 6, 2015

The Surfrider Foundation - Sebastian Inlet Chapter, the Sea Turtle Conservancy and the town of Melbourne Beach, Florida have partnered together to Rise Above Plastic

The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary Education and Management Center in Titusville presents Sanctuary School. Sanctuary School is a free program for homeschoolers aged 6 to 10 and their families. Experience Fox Lake Sanctuary on an interpretive open air, trailer ride on Friday, February 13. The trailer will depart at 1:30 pm. Space is very limited and pre-registration is required. Interested parties please call 321-264-5185.

The Launch of the Orion Spacecraft

Dec 5, 2014

WFIT's Rick Glasby covered the successful launch, orbit and splashdown of the Orion Spacecraft Friday Dec 5th. Here's his report...