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U.S. Navy divers attach the collar around a test version of the Orion capsule in the open water of the Pacific Ocean as part of Underway Recovery Test-7 (URT-7).
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 1, 2018) U.S. Navy divers attach the collar around a test version of the Orion capsule in the open water of the Pacific Ocean as part of Underway Recovery Test-7 (URT-7), Nov. 1, 2018. There are two large, orange mockup uprighting bags in this view, but when Orion actually splashes down there will be five. URT-7 is one in a series of tests that the Exploration Ground Systems Recovery Team, along with the U.S. Navy, are conducting to verify and validate procedures and hardware that will be used to recover the Orion spacecraft after it splashes down in the Pacific Ocean following deep space exploration missions. Orion will have emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy NASA)

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