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Published August 15, 2013, 12:58 PM

NASA, Navy practicing space-capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — During the glory days of the space program in the 1960s and '70s, astronauts returning to Earth splashed down at sea in their capsules and were picked up by the Navy in a triumphant moment that became a familiar scene to American TV viewers. Now, NASA and the Navy are training again for the first such recovery in more than a generation.

By: BROCK VERGAKIS,Associated Press, Associated Press

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