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The Orbit Pavilion was created by artists Dan Goods, David Delgado, Jason Klimoski and Shane Myrbeck. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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At One NASA Lab, Art And Science Share The Same Orbit

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Five privately funded groups won't be able to claim the Google Lunar X Prize, organizers say. Here, the site of NASA's Apollo 17 landing on the moon is seen in a 2011 image. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University hide caption

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Frozen Ball Of Human Waste Falls From Sky

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The plane of the Milky Way Galaxy, which we see edge-on from our perspective on Earth. The projection used in ESO's GigaGalaxy Zoom project gives the impression of looking at the Milky Way from the outside. Serge Brunier/ESO hide caption

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Night Became Day In Detroit As Meteor Lit Up Sky

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Astronomers have discovered a star, shown in an artist's rendition, that appears to be orbiting an invisible black hole with about four times the mass of the sun. L. Calçada/ESO hide caption

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A car dashcam captures a view of a meteor near Bloomfield Hills, Mich., on Tuesday in this still image from video obtained from social media. Youtube Mike Austin/via Reuters hide caption

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Image of galaxy SDSS J1354+1327 (lower center) and its companion galaxy SDSS J1354+1328 (upper right). The inset panel to the right is a four-color image that combines Hubble exposures with Chandra X-ray observations. NASA , ESA, and J. Comerford (University of Colorado-Boulder) hide caption

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NASA , ESA, and J. Comerford (University of Colorado-Boulder)

Norishige Kanai prior the launch of the Soyuz-FG rocket in Kazakhstan on Dec. 17. As is the norm, the Japanese astronaut grew in outer space, just not by as much as he initially thought. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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