October 8, 2012
JSC2006-E-40681 (16 Sept. 2006) --- NEEMO 11 crew members pose for a group photo at their undersea habitat as they begin the eleventh NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project. From the left are astronaut/aquanauts Timothy J. Creamer, Sandra H. Magnus, Timothy L. Kopra and Robert L. Behnken. Habitat technicians Roger Garcia and Larry Ward can be seen through the port in the background. 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: Environment, Spaceflight, Underwater diving, Aquanauts, Jonathan Dory, Dewey Smith, Robert L. Behnken, Underwater habitat, Timothy Kopra, Aquarius, Sandra Magnus, NEEMO, Water