October 4, 2012
JSC2003-E-45591 (27 June 2003) --- Equipped with SCUBA gear in waters off the Florida Keys, the NEEMO 5 crew members congregate near the viewing port of the Aquarius research habitat. Astronaut Garrett E. Reisman, is at center foreground. Others, left to right, are NASA scientist Emma Hwang and astronauts Clayton C. Anderson and Peggy A. Whitson, mission commander. 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, Dewey Smith, Sandra Magnus, NEEMO, Water