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Members of the 920th Rescue Wing and the 249th Airlift Squadron conduct a pre-mission briefing aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 14 before departing for a simulated astronaut rescue mission. The 249th AS worked with NASA, the 920th Rescue Wing, the 45th Space Wing and Detachment 3 of the 45th Operations Group to develop tactics, training and procedures to quickly and safely recover astronauts in the event they would need to abort their spacecraft. (Courtesy photo by Senior Airman Zac Heinen)

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