October 16, 2012
JSC2007-E-21809 (3 May 2007) --- NEEMO 12 crewmembers and habitat technicians take a moment to pose for a group photo during preparations for their stay inside the Aquarius Underwater Laboratory off the coast of Key Largo, Florida for the 12th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) project. From the left (front row) are astronaut/aquanauts Heidemarie M. Stefanyshyn-Piper (team lead) and Jose M. Hernandez. From the left (back row) are NASA flight surgeon Josef F. Schmid; habitat technicians James Talacek and Dominic Landucci; and Dr. Timothy J. Broderick of the University of Cincinnati. The 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, Environment, Heidemarie, Timothy J. Broderick, Dewey Smith, Bill Todd, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, NEEMO, Aquarius, Spaceflight