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    106th Rescue Wing Guardsmen Test Space Capsule Recovery Systems [Image 6 of 19]

    106th Rescue Wing Guardsmen Test Space Capsule Recovery Systems



    Photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Muncy 

    106th Rescue Wing/Public Affairs

    Tim Goddard, Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) Orion Flight Lead, provides training on how to properly inflate the "Front Porch" floatation device from the Orion spacecraft. This piece of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) can be used to support astronauts who have made a water landing in the Orion spacecraft following a flight.

    Members of the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing, including Pararescuemen, Combat Rescue Officers, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists from the 103rd Rescue Squadron, as well as combat support team personnel conduct training with NASA personnel at Joint Base Pearl Horbor-Hickam, Hawaii during Exercise SENTRY ALOHA March 2, 2017. A major element of this two week TDY is to participate in a joint NASA and Defense Department mission to evaluate recovery techniques and gear that will be used to recover NASA's Orion spacecraft, the next generation of American space vehicle.

    US Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy



    Date Taken: 03.02.2017
    Date Posted: 03.02.2017 13:41
    Photo ID: 3199876
    VIRIN: 170302-Z-SV144-055
    Resolution: 3160x2109
    Size: 1.46 MB
    Location: O'AHU, HI, US 

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