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Orion's forward bay cover jettison

Orion's forward bay cover jettison

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Orion's forward bay cover jettison
Orion's Forward Bay Cover was jettisoned four minutes before splashdown, kicking off the parachute deployment sequence. This screenshot has been enhanced to bring out additional details.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about December 5, 2014

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