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U.S. Navy divers and Mobile Dive and Salvage Company 3-1 tow a boilerplate-testing article, belonging to NASA's Orion program, from the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) into the Pacific Ocean
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 27, 2016) U.S. Navy divers assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 and Mobile Dive and Salvage Company 3-1 tow a boilerplate-testing article, belonging to NASA's Orion program, from the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) into the Pacific Ocean. The ship is conducting recovery operations with NASA's Orion program; they are testing a new towing technique utilizing NASA and naval technology with the goal of reducing manning and increasing safety. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Torrey W. Lee)

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