October 16, 2012
JSC2007-E-42251 (10 Aug. 2007) --- The NEEMO 13 crew and habitat technicians pose for a group photo in the bunkroom inside their undersea habitat for the 13th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission. From top to bottom (left) are Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut/aquanaut Satoshi Furukawa, astronaut/aquanaut Nicholas J. M. Patrick (commander) and habitat technician Jim Buckley. From top to bottom (right) are Constellation program aerospace engineer/aquanaut Christopher Gerty, astronaut/aquanaut Richard R. Arnold II and habitat technician Dewey Smith. The NEEMO 13 crew is spending 10 days, Aug. 6-15, 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, Aquanauts, Underwater diving, Water, Christopher E. Gerty, Dewey Smith, Underwater sports, Underwater habitat, Satoshi Furukawa, Craig McKinley, NEEMO, Richard R. Arnold, Aquarius