jessChief Scientist Jess Adkins
Jess Adkins thought he wanted to be a mathematician when he was in high school — but he ended up as Chief Scientist on Expedition 7. Read the interview

carl woodChief Steward Carl Wood
Carl Wood has spent 15 years running the “hotel” services on RV Atlantis, and doing a lot more. Read the interview »
CatfishAble Seaman Ed "Catfish" Popowitz
Catfish spent time as a roadie for rock bands before going to sea. Read the interview »
Diego FernandezDr. Diego Fernandez
Dr. Diego Fernandez is a scientist on Expedition 7. He is a colleague of Jess Adkins, the cruise’s chief scientist, at the California Institute of Technology. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Diego came to the U.S. two years ago when his wife, also a chemist, got a job here. He says he intends to return to his own country soon, but for now he’s enjoying life in the states. Read the interview »