An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Top Photos

Tips for refining search results

  • Use the word AND in between keywords to get results that include both words i.e. "Navy AND Recruiting"
  • Use the word OR in between keywords to get results that contain either word i.e. "Navy OR Military" 
  • Put quotations around keywords or phrases to only get results with an exact match i.e. "United States Naval Academy"
  • Select a category to only search specific topics i.e. keywords: Naval Academy, category: Navy Sports
  • Add a date range in the From and To fields to search only specific dates i.e. From: 11/1/2022 To: 11/15/2022


PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 27, 2024) Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Expeditionary Support Unit (EODESU) 1 and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 assist astronauts out of a crew module test article (CMTA) onto a life raft while underway with the San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) for NASA's Underway Recovery Test 11, Feb. 27, 2024. In preparation for NASA's Artemis II crewed mission, which will send four astronauts in Orion beyond the Moon, NASA and the Department of Defense will conduct a series of tests to demonstrate and evaluate the processes, procedures, and hardware used in recovery operations for crewed lunar missions. The U.S. Navy has may unique capabilities that make it an ideal partner to support NASA, including its amphibious ships with the ability to embark helicopters, launch and recover small boats, three-dimensional air search radar and advanced medical facilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Olivia Rucker)

VIRIN: 240227-N-ML799-1368.JPG
Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Olivia Rucker
Download Image: Full Size

Photo Details

Resolution: 3958x2639
Size: 1.79 MB

Google Translation Disclaimer

Guidance-Card-Icon Dept-Exclusive-Card-Icon