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In this illustration, SpaceX's Crew Dragon approaches the International Space Station for docking. The capsule has room to carry seven astronauts. SpaceX/NASA hide caption

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SpaceX Readies For Key Test Of Capsule Built To Carry Astronauts Into Space

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Author Bob Berman On 'Hazards To Life In Our Universe'

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. The landing site at Tranquility Base has remained mostly untouched — though that could change as more nations and even commercial companies start to explore the moon. NASA hide caption

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How Do You Preserve History On The Moon?

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The Air Force is in charge of some military space activities, such as an X-37B experimental robotic space plane, shown here as it was launched by a rocket. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Trump Pushes Ahead With 'Space Force' Despite Hurdles

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NASA astronaut Anne McClain, attends her final exam at the Gagarin Cosmonauts' Training Centre outside Moscow on Nov. 14, 2018. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Every Day Is A Good Day When You're Floating': Anne McClain Talks Life In Space

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An artist's concept shows a NASA Mars exploration rover on the surface of Mars. The twin rovers Spirit and Opportunity were launched in 2003 and arrived at sites on Mars in January 2004. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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Opinion: Good Night Oppy, A Farewell To NASA's Mars Rover

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NASA Declares Mars Rover Opportunity Officially Dead

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NASA's Opportunity rover used its navigation camera to capture this northward view of tracks in May 2010 during its long trek to Mars' Endeavour crater. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity Is Officially Declared Dead

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Images of the object nicknamed Ultima Thule photographed from the New Horizons spacecraft on Jan. 1. NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Getty Images hide caption

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NASA Will Make A Last Attempt To Contact Mars Rover Opportunity

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On Day Of Remembrance, NASA Honors Fallen Astronauts

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These satellite images show a circular launchpad for the Safir rocket at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran. The image on the right, taken on Feb. 6, shows a burn scar. The image on the left, from Jan. 21, does not. Planet Labs Inc. hide caption

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