October 8, 2012
JSC2006-E-41789 (21 Sept. 2006) --- A remotely-operated vehicle (ROV), called Scuttle, was photographed by a crewmember from inside the undersea habitat for the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project. The copper colored cylinder on top is the transponder and a camera is mounted at the top of the pole. The crew is spending seven days, Sept. 16-22, on an undersea mission 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.
Topics: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Underwater diving, Aquanauts, Environment, Bill Todd, Dewey Smith, Underwater habitat, Aquarius, NASA personnel, Year of birth missing, Water, NEEMO, NASA