R/V Sally Ride

Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) Vessel Named for the first American woman in space, the R/V Sally Ride will carry on its namesake’s inspiring legacy of exploration and knowledge. Although owned by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Scripps Institute of Oceanography (SIO) in San Diego has been selected to operate this vessel, allowing the…

R/V Neil Armstrong

Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) Vessel Named for the American hero whose “small step” provided humanity with a new perspective on our planet, the R/V Neil Armstrong will carry on its namesake’s amazing legacy of exploration and discovery of the unknown. Although owned by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI)…