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NASA Chief Questions Urgency of Global Warming

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They Have Liftoff: A Shuttle Experience for Tourists

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Women's Space Dreams Cut Short, Remembered

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New Space Telescope Will Outdistance Hubble

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Astronomers Report Largest Star Explosion Yet

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For a While, Stephen Hawking Leaves Gravity Behind

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Earth-Like Planet Discovered in Libra

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