Library of Congress | NEEMO: NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations
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NEEMO: NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations
Kelsey Young discussed NEEMO (NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations), a mission that sends groups of astronauts, engineers and scientists to live and work in Aquarius, an undersea research station and an analog for space exploration.
Speaker Biography: Dr. Kelsey Young is a research scientist who works both at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston and at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Her research interests include using sites on Earth as testing grounds for advancing planetary field geology and developing the technology needed to carry out geologic and geochemical observations on other planetary surfaces, whether on the moon, Mars or asteroids. She served both as a science backroom member and as a geologist crew member for the 2010 Desert RATS mission, living in the Space Exploration Rover for one week with astronaut Stephanie Wilson.
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