October 9, 2012
JSC2007-E-25259 (17 May 2007) --- NEEMO 12 crewmembers and habitat technicians take a moment to pose for a group photo inside their undersea habitat for the 12th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission. From the left (front row) are aquanaut Dr. Timothy J. Broderick of the University of Cincinnati; astronaut/aquanaut Jose M. Hernandez; and habitat technician Dominic Landucci. From the left (back row) are astronaut/aquanaut Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper (commander); aquanaut Josef F. Schmid, NASA flight surgeon; and habitat technician James Talacek. The NEEMO 12 crew is spending 12 days, May 7-18, 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.