Back to the Future: Pararescuemen again practicing astronaut capsule recovery
Air Force pararescuemen flank astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott who are sitting in the Gemini 8 spacecraft after splashdown in the Pacific Ocean March 16, 1966. With the advent of NASA's new capsule-based manned-spaceflight program called Constellation, Air Force pararescuemen will once again greet astronauts on the high seas following splashdown. (NASA courtesy photo)

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