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Maintaining an aircraft carrier is no easy feat. Moving it to dry land (called dry-docking) takes all hands and then some.
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At its temporary home in Norfolk, Virginia, thousands of hours will be needed to maintain the 93,440-metric-ton, 333-meter-long aircraft carrier.