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45th Space Wing, 920th Rescue Wing hold astronaut recovery demo
A 920th Rescue Wing aircraft drops Air Force Guardian Angel Airmen into the Banana River along the west side of Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., March 14, 2016, in an astronaut recovery demonstration to showcase safe rescue operations with the 45th Operations Group's Detachment 3. Airmen from Detachment 3 coordinate astronaut capsule rescue and recovery and train personnel worldwide to ensure the Department of Defense is ready to support NASA's human space endeavors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Thacker/Released)

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