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45th SW receives EFT-1 Award from NASA

Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, receives a certificate of appreciation for launch and range support during the Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 from Don Reed, a representative of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program and Flight Test Management office, at Patrick Air Force
Base, Fla., June 24, 2015. The Orion spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin, will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry a crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities, according to NASA.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Cory Long)(Released)

Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, receives a certificate of appreciation for launch and range support during the Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 from Don Reed, a representative of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program and Flight Test Management office, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., June 24, 2015. The Orion spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin, will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry a crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities, according to NASA. (U.S. Air Force photo/Cory Long)(Released)

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Col. Shawn Fairhurst, 45th Space Wing vice commander, received a certificate of appreciation for launch and range support during the Orion Exploration Flight Test 1 from Don Reed, a representative of NASA's Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Program and Flight Test Management office, June 24 at Patrick AFB.

The Orion spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin, will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry a crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities, according to NASA.