The U.S. space agency (NASA) for security to evacuate people from their underwater laboratory "Aquarius", located about five kilometers from the coast of the U.S. state of Florida, with the approach of Hurricane "Rina". It was reported on Wednesday by representatives of agencies.
Three astronauts from the U.S., Canada and Japan, as well as the three scientists were in "Aquarius" as part of NASA to study the possibility of landing on an asteroid in 2025. According to authorities, the underwater laboratory, located at a depth of 19 meters, will best you can simulate a landing on an asteroid.NASA said that during the five days of the band managed to spend six underwater exits, a number of scientific research as well as try out the deep-water apparatus, robot modeling study the asteroid's surface. It was planned that the group will hold the water 13 days and complete the mission on October 30.
Losing strength Hurricane "Rina" is currently moving in the direction of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, it will also affect western Cuba and bring gusty winds and heavy rain to south Florida, according to ITAR-TASS.