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Charles Vest

Meeting the Next Generation

Vice President for Marine Facilities & Operations Robert Munier (left) and R/V Knorr Captain Adam Seamans (right) welcome aboard Charles Vest during an August visit from members of the National Research Council. Vest is president of the National Academy of Engineering and was a colleague of the late Robert Seamans Jr., one of the principal architects of the Apollo space program and Adam's grandfather. The visiting dignitaries were delighted to meet Adam and learn that he had worked his way up through the ranks to captain. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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