October 8, 2012
JSC2006-E-12389 (26-31 March 2006) --- Crew members for the ninth NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission take a break from training to pose for a picture with their crew mission patch temporary tattoos. Astronauts Ronald J. Garan Jr. and Nicole P. Stott, and University of Cincinnati physician Tim Broderick and Canadian astronaut Dafydd R. (Dave) Williams are preparing for their April 3-20 stay inside the Aquarius Underwater Laboratory off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. Williams will lead the crew of four. NEEMO 9 is a cooperative project of NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) and the Centre for Minimal Access Surgery in Canada.