October 4, 2012
JSC2003-E-45592 (27 June 2003) --- Equipped with SCUBA gear in waters off the Florida Keys, two NEEMO 5 crew members look toward the viewing port of the Aquarius research habitat, from which one of their crewmates recorded this photograph. Seen are astronaut Peggy A. Whitson (foreground), mission commander, and Clayton C.Anderson. The crew spent 14 days June 16-29, 2003, in the undersea habitat owned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, testing its fidelity as an analog for long-duration space flight.
Topics: Aquanauts, Underwater diving, Spaceflight, Environment, Jonathan Dory, Dewey Smith, Underwater habitat, Peggy Whitson, NEEMO, Aquarius, NASA