Photos: NEEMO 15: Scenes From Training Week

Status Report From: NASA Blogs
Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2011

Pre-mission Set-up - Karl Shreeves and Jeremy Hansen (CSA) set up equipment for Andrew Abercromby (NASA) to test. Photo credit: NASA

Pre-mission EVA and Tools Briefing Crew members David Saint-Jaques (CSA) and Steve Squyres (Cornell) receive tool training on the small extension boom and other tools to be used during the mission. Photo credit: NASA

Getting Used to the Asteroid Simulation Wall - Steve Squyres (Cornell) (left) and Takuya Onishi (JAXA) make it to the top of the wall. Photo credit: NASA

Navigating To Aquarius - Left to right (front) David Saint-Jacques (CSA), Shannon Walker (NASA), Jason Nunn (NURC), and Takuya Onishi (JAXA). In the background is Margarita Marinova (NASA) and Jeremy Hanson (CSA). Photo credit: NASA

Configuring the Translation Tool Simulator - Andrew Abercromby (NASA) and Steve Chappell (NASA) place simulated anchoring and translation equipment across the simulated asteroid surface.

A Moment to Enjoy Some Visitors - Margarita Marinova (NASA), David Saint-Jacques (CSA), Shannon Walker (NASA) (back), and Takuya Onishi (JAXA) enjoy a swim with the neighborhood wildlife. Photo credit: NASA

The NEEMO 15 mission is projected to start Oct. 20. Learn more about the mission objectives and follow through live webcasts on the NEEMO website.

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