October 17, 2012
JSC2007-E-41597 (2 Aug. 2007) --- NEEMO 13 crewmembers pose for a group photo at their undersea habitat during a training session for the 13th NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mission. From the left are Constellation program aerospace engineer/aquanaut Christopher Gerty, astronaut/aquanauts Richard R. Arnold II, Nicholas J. M. Patrick (commander) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Satoshi Furukawa. Habitat technicians Jim Buckley and Dewey Smith can be seen through the port in the background. The 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, Takuya Onishi, Satoshi Furukawa, NEEMO, Richard R. Arnold, Aquarius