Squeaky Clean Space Capsule

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Staff Sgt. Billie Tyson works with Tim Harris to move a 9,000-pound space capsule that arrived back at the Air Force Reserve Command's 920th Rescue Wing here from refurbishment at Excell Coatings Inc. at Port Canaveral. The capsule was used in England by U.S. Air Force Rescue personnel in the 67th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron at Royal Air Force Woodbridge to train in recovery operations for both the Apollo and Skylab programs. The capsule has been on loan from the Smithsonian Institute's National Air and Space museum to the 920th Rescue Wing since 1992. Since the 920th RQW plays a major role in space shuttle support, it's a fitting display for the entrance of the pararescue squadron here. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Maj. Tricia Hill)

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