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A NAvy diver radios USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a towing operation for the test capsule called the boilerplate-testing article (BTA), belonging to NASA's Orion program
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 28, 2016) Chief Petty Officer Mike Swist, a Navy diver assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 and Mobile Dive and Salvage Company 3-1, radios USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a towing operation for the test capsule called the boilerplate-testing article (BTA), belonging to NASA's Orion program, in the Pacific Ocean. NASA is testing the BTA with help from USS San Diego as part of 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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