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Day 3 on the USS Anchorage for the Recovery of Orion

2014-12-03

NASA

NASA

On the third day of preparations for recovery of Orion after its splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, the well deck of the USS Anchorage has been filled with water and recovery hardware is in place. U.S. Navy divers have embarked from ship to practice recovery procedures in rigid hull inflatable boats and Zodiac boats. NASA, Lockheed Martin and U.S. Navy personnel are preparing for recovery of the crew module, forward bay cover and parachutes on its return from space and splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program is leading the recovery efforts.

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  • Title: Day 3 on the USS Anchorage for the Recovery of Orion
  • Date Created: 2014-12-03
  • Location: USS Anchorage, Pacific Ocean
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: cbabir

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