I recall as a young sailor serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War how many and how clearly the stars were in the night sky. A wondrous and memorable sight.
The U.S. Navy released a photo of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) transiting the Atlantic Ocean at night under the stars.
The above photo was taken by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua D. Sheppard.
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