Participants will embark on an exciting journey into the world of SCUBA diving in our Underwater Astronaut Trainer learning skills and descending 24’ to the bottom in order to experience Neutral Buoyancy. Guest will learn skills it takes to be confident and safe underwater from a skilled Dive Instructor. Once they complete the skills portion, they will begin their descent to the bottom of the tank in order to get a feel for being in space. Our Instructors will lead participants in a series of tasks designed to be challenging and fun and after completion they will ascend back to the surface. Completion of this activity entitles the participant to a truly unique certification not achievable anywhere else, the Underwater Astronaut Trainer Certification Card.
- Participants must be age 14 or older, and participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
- All equipment is provided. Participants need to bring a swimsuit and sign a liability and medical waiver prior to diving. History of insulin dependent diabetes, epilepsy, reactive airway disease or asthma will not dive. Final determination concerning fitness to dive will be made by the Space Camp Medical & UAT staff.
- Available most Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
- All water activities take place in the Underwater Astronaut Trainer. Participants should wear shorts and T-shirts over swimwear during the activity. Please bring swimwear and a towel. Water shoes are recommended.
- Subject to availability