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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)

High School Student Builds Autonomous Underwater Robot via NSWC Dahlgren Division’s SeaGlide Program
May 11, 2020
IMAGE: KING GEORGE, Va. – Virginia Commonwealth Governor’s School student Alex Dachos is pictured with the autonomous underwater glider he built over the course of a year via the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) SeaGlide Program. Dachos programmed, built, and demonstrated the SeaGlide independently under the guidance of NSWCDD science, technology, engineering and mathematics mentors. The robot collects data through sensors while moving and gliding by changing its pitch and buoyancy, often by taking in or expelling water.  (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Ethiopian Children Learn Human-Centered Design from Carderock Engineer
March 27, 2018
A child from Hawassa, Ethiopia, presents her group's results from the human-centered design process they were using March 10, 2018, to determine the ultimate soccer academy they hope to build. Yared Amanuel, originally from Ethiopia and an engineer from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, taught the children how to use human-centered design to help them solve problems while he was there on personal travel in March.