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

    106th Rescue Wing Guardsmen Test Space Capsule Recovery Systems

    O'AHU, HI, UNITED STATES

    02.27.2017

    Photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Muncy 

    106th Rescue Wing/Public Affairs

    Tech Sgt. Shane Brickey, an evaluater and pararescueman with the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron, pauses during training for a portrait next to a rigid inflatable boat, which will be used to pick up the "Front Porch" floatation device after a jump. 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.

    Forty-five members of the New York Air National Guard's 106th Rescue Wing, including Pararescuemen, Combat Rescue Officers and Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists from the 103rd Rescue Squadron, as well as combat support team personnel conduct training with NASA personnel in O'ahu, Hawaii Feb. 27, 2017. The purpose 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

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 02.27.2017
    Date Posted: 03.02.2017 13:42
    Photo ID: 3199900
    VIRIN: 170227-Z-SV144-275
    Resolution: 7360x4912
    Size: 4.39 MB
    Location: O'AHU, HI, US 

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