October 10, 2012
JSC2007-E-23425 (9 May 2007) --- Astronaut/aquanaut Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper (right) participates in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) for the 12th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission. Stefanyshyn-Piper is wearing a reconfigurable center of gravity backpack to simulate moon walking. A topside support diver assisted Stefanyshyn-Piper. 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.
Topics: Aquanauts, Water, NASA, Heidemarie, Dewey Smith, Andrew Abercromby, Piper, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, NEEMO, Aquarius, Spaceflight