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Dec 28, 2017

A Year In Space 2017

A Year In Space 2017

We continue to explore the unknown to make it the known.

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A jet plane flies by the total solar eclipse in Guernsey Rick Wilking/REUTERS

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The Diamond Ring effect is seen as the moon makes its final move over the sun during the total solar eclipse above Madras NASA NASA/REUTERS

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The sun is obscured by the moon during a solar eclipse as seen from an Alaska Airlines commercial jet at 40,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon, U.S. Jim Urquhart/REUTERS

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A composite image of 21 separate photographs taken with a single fixed camera shows the solar eclipse as it creates the effect of a diamond ring at totality as seen from Clingmans Dome Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS

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A NASA image of a view of Saturn's moon Dione NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image showing the Calabash Nebula NASA NASA/REUTERS

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NASA image of Saturn's F ring when seen up close, resolving into multiple dusty strands NASA NASA/REUTERS

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NASA image of a young super star cluster known as Westerlund 1 NASA NASA/REUTERS

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NASA image of a medium-sized (M2) solar flare and a coronal mass ejection (CME) erupting from the same, large active region of the sun NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image shows R Aquarii Handout ./REUTERS

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NASA image of dwarf galaxy named NGC 5949 taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope NASA NASA/REUTERS

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NASA image showing what happens when two galaxies become one NASA NASA/REUTERS

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This NASA composite image of the Crab Nebula NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA composite image contains X-rays from Chandra (blue), radio emission from the GMRT (red), and optical data from Subaru NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A composite image released by NASA showing the full western hemisphere at night NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of a very distant young galaxy A2744_YD4 NASA NASA/REUTERS

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A black hole with an accretion disk Handout ./REUTERS

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A NASA image showing expanding cloud of debris stripped from two neutron stars NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of Saturn and its main rings from a distance NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image showing spring on the plantet Mars' Northern hemisphere NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of sunrise from International Space Station NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of the SpaceX Dragon capsule as it reentered Earth's atmosphere NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of the southern hemisphere of the planet Mars NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A photo taken by NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik from the International Space Station NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of a rugged cliff edge on the planet Mars NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image showing the surface of the planet Mars image taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image showing a view of the surface of Mars NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image showing a view of the NGC 4536 galaxy NASA NASA/REUTERS

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NASA image of the Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft approaching the International Space Station NASA NASA/REUTERS

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A NASA image of solar evaporation ponds outside the city of Moab, Utah NASA NASA/REUTERS

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The Long March-5 Y2 rocket takes off from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Wenchang China Stringer Network/REUTERS

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on a supply mission to the International Space Station from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Joe Skipper/REUTERS

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NASA Juno spacecraft photo of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter NASA NASA/REUTERS

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The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the crew of Nespoli of Italy, Ryazanskiy of Russia and Bresnik of the U.S. blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Shamil Zhumatov/REUTERS

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Hurricane Harvey is pictured off the coast of Texas, U.S. from aboard the International Space Station in this NASA handout photo NASA NASA/REUTERS

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The spacecraft Cassini is pictured above Saturn's northern hemisphere prior to making one of its Grand Finale dives in this NASA handout illustration NASA NASA/REUTERS

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The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft carrying the crew of crew Acaba and Vande Hei of the the U.S., and Misurkin of Russia blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Shamil Zhumatov/REUTERS

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