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Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 recover an Orion capsule into the well deck of Arlington as part of NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 13, 2013. NASA is partnering with the U.S. Navy to develop procedures to recover the Orion capsule and crew after splashdown. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 recover an Orion capsule into the well deck of Arlington as part of NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 13, 2013. NASA is partnering with the U.S. Navy to develop procedures to recover the Orion capsule and crew after splashdown. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

Navy Supports NASA’s Orion Recovery Test

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the stationary recovery test of the Orion crew module at Naval Station Norfolk on Aug. 15. The Orion spacecraft is designed to meet the evolving needs of our nation’s deep space exploration program for decades to come.

Learn how USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors are supporting this test.

Live video of the test is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. EDT.

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