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Master Sgt. Jeremy Diola, assigned to Air Combat Command, coordinates with Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), to assess towing techniques for a test capsule
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 28, 2016) Master Sgt. Jeremy Diola, assigned to Air Combat Command, coordinates with Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), to assess towing techniques for a test capsule called the boilerplate-testing article, belonging to NASA's Orion Program, in the Pacific Ocean. The ship is conducting recovery operations with NASA's Orion program; they are testing new towing techniques utilizing NASA and naval technology with the goal of reducing manning and increasing safety. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alfred A. Coffield/Released)

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