recovery ship

recovery ship

[ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A naval vessel designed to participate in the retrieval of a satellite, instrument package, or spaceship after it has reentered the atmosphere and landed in the ocean.
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Early Monday morning on the East Coast, or late Sunday evening on the West Coast, Elon Musk was on Twitter and wanted to make sure everyone knew about his autonomous recovery ship named "Of course I still love you.
Request for proposal: Execution of works on recovery ship "Ivan Kulibin" Project 620, an identification 8009167, register for the needs 811820 FGBOU VO "MGAVT"
The vessels will be in compliance with anchor handling vessel, oil recovery ship second line notations.
A recovery ship with SpaceX staff was a safe 10 miles away.
It was taken days after the tragedy, on April 15, 1912, on board recovery ship the CS Mackay Bennett.
The picture was taken on-board body recovery ship the Mackay Bennett during a mass funeral service for dozens of the dead.
The snap, which shows two men dropping a victim over the side of body recovery ship, the Mackay Bennett, was taken days after the ship hit an iceberg on April 15, 1912, the Mirror reported.
The recovery ship, called Seabed Worker, is due to dock at Port Canaveral, in Florida after three weeks at sea.
The first recovery ship to reach the site found so many bodies littering the water that they ran out of embalming fluid and decided to focus only on upper class remains.
The contract has been signed to acquire an active offshore diamond recovery ship for NAM13m.
Offley's exhaustive research over decades ties together the capture of the USS Pueblo by the North Koreans, the KGB, secret underwater listening devices, convicted spy John Anthony Walker, the CIA and the recovery ship Glomar Explorer, a confrontational Soviet navy, the lost Soviet sub K-129, and a US Navy cover-up.
5 nautical miles from the prime recovery ship, LPH-2.