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Scientists look at the screen showing the Shenzhou X manned spacecraft docking with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space module at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on June 13, 2013, in Beijing. VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Scientists Aren't Fans Of Creating On-Demand Meteor Showers

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Homemade Rocket Fails To Make It Into Space

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Sunita Williams conducts routine maintenance during a stint aboard the International Space Station. Nowadays, the astronaut helps Boeing and SpaceX develop private spacecraft. NASA hide caption

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A NASA Astronaut Stays In Orbit With SpaceX And Boeing

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You Can't Fall If There's No Gravity

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A model of the Tiangong-1 space station at a Chinese airshow in 2010. The real Tiangong-1 will reenter the atmosphere around the end of March. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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A Chinese Space Lab Will Soon Fall From The Sky. Where It Lands, No One Knows

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NASA Study Finds Astronaut's Genes Changed While In Space

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This artist's-concept illustration depicts NASA's Psyche spacecraft which will carry a deep-space laser communications system. JPL-Caltech/Arizona State Univ./Space Systems Loral/Peter Rubin/NASA hide caption

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Live High Definition Video From Mars? NASA Is Getting Ready

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Stephen Hawking smiles during a symposium in honor of his birthday at the University of Cambridge Jan. 11, 2002 in Cambridge, England. Hawking turned 60-years-old on Jan. 8, 2002 and is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, a post once held by Sir Isaac Newton. Sion Touhig/Getty Images hide caption

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Stephen Hawking, Who Awed Both Scientists And The Public, Dies

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William Shatner Will Be A Part Of A Real-Life Space Mission

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