Canadian Space Agency

Canadian Space Agency

May 20, 2010 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Media Briefing with Underwater Crew - NEEMO 14 Wraps up

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) - On Friday, May 21, 2010, from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. EDT, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut and Commander of the NEEMO 14 mission, Chris Hadfield, will be taking part in a crew news conference to talk about living and working underwater. The crew of NEEMO 14 plunged into the ocean off Florida's east coast on May 10 and will return on May 23. This will be the last opportunity to speak with them from inside the Aquarius habitat.

The NEEMO 14 crew will discuss the mission with reporters via a teleconference line. Canadian reporters interested must contact the Canadian Space Agency Media Relations' Office at 450-926-4370 or via email at carole.duval@asc-csa.gc.ca by noon May 21, for dial-in information. 

The full crew of NEEMO 14 will be available for questions.

The Crew

  • Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut and Commander
  • Dr. Tom Marshburn, NASA Astronaut
  • Steve Chappell, Research Specialist
  • Andrew Abercromby, Lunar Electric Rover Deputy Project Manager

The teleconference also will be audiocast live on NASA's Web site at:
http://www.nasa.gov/newsaudio

Reporters can monitor the UNCW webcam at
http://www.uncw.edu/aquarius/thumb_cam.htm

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington operates Aquarius on behalf of NOAA as part of NOAA's Undersea Research Program. The NEEMO missions are a cooperative project among NASA, NOAA and the university.

For more information on NEEMO 14, visit the CSA website and the NASA website:

www.asc-csa.gc.ca

www.nasa.gov/neemo

Contact Information

  • Canadian Space Agency
    Media Relations Office
    450-926-4370