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U.S. Navy Divers assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 1 inflate a NASA “front porch” life raft during Underway Recovery Test 11, Feb. 25, 2024. In preparation for NASA’s Artemis II crewed mission, which will send four astronauts in Orion beyond the Moon, NASA and the Department of Defense will conduct a series of tests to demonstrate and evaluate the processes, procedures and hardware used in recovery operations for crewed lunar missions. Amphibious transport docks, like USS San Diego, have unique capabilities that make it an ideal partner to support NASA, including embarking helicopters, launching and recovering small boats, three dimensional air search radar and advanced medical facilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Connor Burns)

PHOTO BY: Petty Officer 2nd Class Connor Burns
VIRIN: 240225-N-UY363-3128.JPG
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CAMERA

NIKON D5

LENS

200.0-500.0 mm f/5.6

APERTURE

9

SHUTTERSPEED

1/160

ISO

100

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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