CAVES – Astronaut’s training course … in cave! … by ESA

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CAVES stands for Cooperative Adventure for Valuing and Exercising human behaviour and performance Skills.

” I’m honoured to be part of the CAVES Team since 2013 and in 2019 as official photographer of the course and teacher of “Cave Photography” for the astronaut! “

The two-week course prepares astronauts to work safely and effectively in multicultural teams in an environment where safety is critical – in caves. Last September, six astronauts entered a maze of underground rivers and passages in the Slovenian Karst Plateau to prepare for exploration of other worlds. Their steps followed those of the pioneering cavers who in the 17th century tried to map the path of water flowing under the surface, and described for the first time a small living creature in the cave… read more in:

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