October 4, 2012
JSC2004-E-33586 (12-21 July 2004) --- Equipped with SCUBA gear, the NEEMO-6 crewmembers arrive at the Aquarius habitat following a session of underwater extravehicular activity (EVA). Astronaut/aquanaut John Herrington, commander, is leading the crew in the undersea mission July 12-21 that is field-testing equipment and technology for the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project. From the left (back row) are Herrington and astronaut Doug Wheelock. From the left (front row) are biomedical engineer Tara Ruttley and astronaut Nick Patrick.
Topics: Aquanauts, Water, NASA, Marc Reagan, Takuya Onishi, Tara Ruttley, John Herrington, Douglas H. Wheelock, NEEMO, Aquarius, Spaceflight, Astronaut