October 8, 2012
JSC2006-E-30785 (22 July 2006) --- NEEMO 10 crewmembers and the support team for the tenth NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project take a break from training to pose for a group photo. The group is preparing for the crew's July 22-28 stay aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Aquarius Underwater Laboratory, which is operated by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and located off the coast of Key Largo, Florida. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut/aquanaut Koichi Wakata will lead the crew of four, which includes NASA astronauts Andrew J. Feustel and Karen L. Nyberg; and Karen Kohanowich, deputy director of NOAA's Undersea Research Program, Silver Spring, Md.
Topics: Aquanauts, Water, Spaceflight, Environment, Dewey Smith, Sandra Magnus, NEEMO, NASA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration