R/V Mirai: The 1st day

We onboard R/V Mirai departed Singapore today (photo-1).

The weather was cloudy at departure. But soon after the departure, the widespread heavy rain covered us. It was a good celebration for our project aiming to capture the raining clouds (photo-2).

We need, however, one more for the project: The internation cooperation. The small, traditional-style ship enable us, by bringing collaborators from Indonesia. They come to the scheduled point at scheduled time, even under the heavy rain. With their skillfullness, braveness and faithfullness, we headed the Indian Ocean. (photo-3)

The safety is our first concern. We assure the procedure on emergency. (photo-4)

(reports by M.K.)