To prepare for the astronauts on the Moon’s surface, NASA is using a giant tank of water

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Now that’s an Aquaman.

As NASA prepares for a return to the Moon in a bid for the 2024 games, it is the use of a huge tank of water in order to assist in the preparation of prospective astronauts for the challenges that lie ahead in the area.

As an agency of the government has noted that it is one of the tools in preparation for an eventual return to the Neutral Buoyancy Lab located at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, texas. NASA said that it was in the early stages of the evaluation, on how the astronauts live and work on the Moon. The water environment allows for them to be able to move around and set-up of the habitat, and the collection of samples and the implementation of the experiments, as well as on the Moon.

“NASA astronauts wear weighted vests and backpacks in order to simulate walking on the Moon is one-sixth the gravity of Earth,” NASA said in a blog post.

NBL, Artemis and moon Simulation of the Development on Sept. 5, 2019. The pool is also used to train astronauts for spacewalks aboard the International Space Station.
(NASA/Bill Brassard)


The space agency, the astronauts Drew Feustel and Don Pettit are in the company of those who are currently training in the swimming pool, which is used mainly for the training of astronauts for spacewalks aboard the International Space Station.”

NASA’s Artemis program, which is designed to land American astronauts on the Moon by 2024, it is also aimed at establishing a sustainable human presence on Earth’s natural satellite. As the successor to the Apollo program, However, it will also have to deal with a lot of history due to the arrival of the first woman on the Moon.

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, has predicted that “the Centre” program that would take decades of progress, similar to what the U.S. saw in the Apollo program, that launched him into space.

“In the five decades of the[‘s legacy] are going all the way out in the Apollo 1 up to and including the successful landing, on the Apollo 17 … and now we’re going to start the next decade of the Centre,” he recently told Fox News, as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landing on the Moon.


Fox News’ James Rogers, and Sam Dorman contributed to this story.

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