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NASA's Orion Spacecraft Modeled and Tested at Carderock
November 16, 2022
Navy divers, Air Force pararescuemen and Coast Guard rescue swimmers practice Orion recovery techniques at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Sept. 21, 2016. The recovery team is practicing underway recovery techniques using a test version of the Orion spacecraft that was built by Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program, along with the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin, are preparing the recovery team, hardware and operations to support EM-1 recovery. (NASA photo by James Blair)