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A C-17 Globemaster III from the Alaska Air National Guard’s 249th Airlift Squadron drops off paratroopers and equipment as part of an astronaut rescue exercise in the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Jan. 14, 2016. The 45th Operations Group’s Detachment 3 joined NASA's Commercial Crew Program; Air Force Reserve pararescuemen; combat rescue officers; and survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists to practice recovering astronauts quickly and safely in the event they would need to abort their spacecraft. (U.S Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens)

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Photo by: Matthew Jurgens |  VIRIN: 160114-F-UU298-179.JPG