September 17, 2021

Photos: Orion spaceship unloaded from USS Anchorage


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Fresh home from a high-flying test flight Friday that took it 3,600 miles above Earth, NASA’s Orion spacecraft was pulled off a U.S. Navy recovery ship Monday night for initial inspections before a cross-country trip to its home base in Florida.

NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News
NASA Orion back on land
Credit: Gene Blevins/LA Daily News

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