Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Navy practices Orion crew module recovery

When the next Orion spacecraft splashes down, the mission will be far from over as the US Navy springs into action to safely recover the crew capsule. To practice for the day, the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) in conjunction with NASA completed a successful rehearsal in the Pacific Ocean of splashdown recovery operations of the Orion crew module on November 1.

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