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Recovery of the Test Orion Capsule in the Pacific Ocean



On Nov. 1, 2018, the USS John P. Murtha recovered the test version of the Orion capsule at sunset in the Pacific Ocean. This is one in a series of tests that will verify and validate procedures and hardware that will be used to recover the Orion spacecraft after it splashes down in the Pacific Ocean following deep space exploration missions. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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The Frozen Wild Dnieper River



Curling snow drifts are magnified by the terrain around the 1,400 mile Dnieper River, flowing from Russia to the Black Sea in this image from the International Space Station on Feb. 9th, 2017. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 

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Flooding Along the Nueces River



On Nov. 1, 2018, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured a false-color view of flooding along the Nueces River in a series of storms that have delivered historic amounts of rain to central Texas. (More at NASA Picture of The Day)
 
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