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NASA Crew Keeps Eye On ISS At Houston's Johnson Space Center

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Brothers Chris and Gabe Fabiano watch the solar eclipse on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Amanda Bentley Brymer Watches The Eclipse In Tennessee

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Total Solar Eclipse Travels From Oregon To South Carolina

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Americans View Astronomical Show As Total Solar Eclipse Sweeps Across U.S.

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Darkness Falls Across The Land As Total Solar Eclipse Passes Over U.S.

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People Travel Across The Country To Get A Glimpse Of The Solar Eclipse

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A total solar eclipse is seen over Madras, Ore., Monday as the phenomenon begins its journey across the United States to South Carolina. Fourteen states were in the path of totality. NASA/Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via Getty Images hide caption

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Millions Will See Total Solar Eclipse Sweep Across The U.S.

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Morning News Brief: Trump's Afghan Strategy, Total Solar Eclipse

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Jim Blair walks Saluki dogs past a solar eclipse exhibit on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill. With approximately 2 minutes 40 seconds of totality the area in Southern Illinois will experience the longest duration of totality during the eclipse on August 21. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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