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NEEMO Mission Science by Dr. Dom D’Agostino, IHMC and University of South Florida

November 16, 2019

The November Science Saturday topic was was NEEMO Mission Science, presented by Dr. Dom D’Agostino. Dom is a research scientist at IHMC and a faculty member at the University of South Florida. Students conducted experiments related to human performance in extreme environments - experiments from a real NASA mission. These experiments including testing procedures for assessing hand/eye coordination and grip strength. They also tasted “space food”and learned how taste is affected by variations in pressure, and how food is adjusted to taste better space.