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What The Apollo Astronauts Did For Life Insurance

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong 'Embodied Our Dreams'

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Armstrong stepped into history July 20, 1969, leaving the first human footprint on the surface of the moon. NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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A tenuous thread of dark matter is seen connecting the galaxy clusters Abell 222 and 223. Courtesy Jörg Dietrich/Universitäts-Sternwarte München hide caption

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YouTube Satire: 'We're NASA And We Know It'

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