Navy, NASA complete underway recovery test in Pacific

USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed test recovery operations of NASA’s Orion test article (module), Jan. 23. Underway Recovery Test-6 (URT-6) is part of a U.S. government interagency effort to safely retrieve the Orion crew module, which is capable of carrying humans into deep space. This marks the fourth completion of a URT aboard Anchorage. NASA engineers worked alongside Sailors from the Anchorage, USS New Orleans (LPD 18), Special Boat Team 12, and Navy divers from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 to test recovery operations of the Orion test…

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