NEEMO 15 Test Director Steve Chappell provides daily topside reports from Key Largo, Fla. from Mission Day 1 through "Splash Up" on Mission Day 7.
Cornell's Steve Squyres writes about using booms and jetpacks on mission day four.
Aquanaut David Saint-Jacques (CSA) writes about the crew's adaptation to their new environment, and the importance of teamwork.
Aquanaut Takuya Onishi (JAXA) describes the objectives and process of performing two underwater "spacewalks" on Day 2 of the mission.
NASA's OpenGov team with partners Zooniverse and Vizzuality have created a platform for you to engage in the NEEMO 15 mission.
After delays due to stormy weather, the NEEMO 15 crew eagerly starts Mission Day One with splashdown on Oct. 20.
A series of photos from training week shows the crew receiving training on tools to be used in the mission, setting up anchoring and translation equipment and trying out the asteroid simulation wall.
The training week for NEEMO 15 has successfully completed. The mission is scheduled for Oct. 17-29, but current severe weather has delayed the start of the mission until Thurs., Oct. 20 at the earliest.
Following a delay due to a tropical disturbance in the Florida Keys, the NEEMO 15 mission started Thursday, Oct. 20.
Meet the team of scientists, engineers and educators who will be supporting NEEMO 15 and communicating mission activities to the public.