October 18, 2012
JSC2010-E-068736 (5 May 2010) --- Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, with the assistance of principle investigator Nick Skytland, performs a fit check on the gear that he will wear during undersea sessions of extravehicular activity (EVA) on the ocean's floor during the NEEMO 14 mission scheduled to begin May 10, 2010. Hadfield will lead the NASA team on a 14-day undersea mission aboard the Aquarius Underwater Laboratory near Key Largo. Aquarius is owned by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and operated by the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Topics: Aquanauts, Water, Spaceflight, Dewey Smith, Andrew Abercromby, Chris Hadfield, NEEMO, Aquarius, NASA