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A jumbo drop test vehicle is loaded onto a C-17A T-1 April 14. The JDTV was dropped over the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground to test the deceleration and recovery parachutes. The 77,000-pound JDTV set a record for heaviest single load ever extracted out of a C-17 during flight. NASA photo

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