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U.S. Navy divers help NASA and the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) recover a mock-up capsule designed to roughly simulate the size, shape, mass and center of gravity of the Orion crew module.
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 21, 2018) U.S. Navy divers help NASA and the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) recover a mock-up capsule designed to roughly simulate the size, shape, mass and center of gravity of the Orion crew module that will splash down in the Pacific Ocean following Exploration Mission-1 planned for Dec. 2019. Anchorage was underway to support NASA's Underway Recovery Test 6 (URT-6). (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Abe McNatt/Released)

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