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Drogue Parachute Drop Test 7

July 29, 2010
Image from April 14, 2010 NASA drogue parachute drop test at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground The jumbo dart used as part of NASA's drogue parachute test on April 14, 2010, at the U. S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds near Yuma, Ariz., is one of the heaviest single loads ever extracted out of an Air Force C-17 during flight. A specialized trailer was used to handle the 77,000-pound weight.


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