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A Long March 3B rocket lifts off from China's Sichuan province early on Dec. 8, carrying a rover destined to land on the far side of the moon. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk, left, shakes hands with Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, right, on Monday, after announcing that he will be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Astronaut Alan Bean was photographed by Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr., who is reflected in Bean's helmet visor, during the Apollo 12 moonwalk in 1969. Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr./NASA hide caption

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Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Astronaut Who Walked On The Moon, Dies At 86

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The Eclipse Magic Cone features a black waffle cone made with coconut ash and tipped with edible gold, and an interior filled with spiced marshmallow fluff and a golden-yellow ice cream flavored with ginger and turmeric. Courtesy of Salt & Straw hide caption

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There are dozens of different eclipse rituals someone can perform, such as taking a ritual bath, but astrologer Sarolta DeFaltay says the most important aspect of any given ritual is that it's personal to the one performing it. Clive Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party campaigns in Goyang, South Korea, on May 4. Lee Jin-man/AP hide caption

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Leading South Korean Presidential Candidate Moon Aims To Negotiate With North

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Cernan in the Apollo 17 lunar module after one of three moonwalks. NASA hide caption

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Gene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82

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An illustration of the company's landing vehicle on the surface of the moon. Moon Express via AP hide caption

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Florida Company Gets One Bureaucratic Step Closer To Landing On The Moon

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(Top row, left to right) Titan, Earth's moon, Europa and Enceladus. (Bottom row, left to right) Callisto, Charon, Ariel and lo. NASA hide caption

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Hot On The Trail Of Alien Moons

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This platinum-engraved sapphire disk, part of a set illustrating Earth's biodiversity, will be housed in the Earth Chamber of the MoonArk. It's designed by Mark Baskinger with Matt Zywica, Maggie Banks, Christie Chong, Bettina Chou, Adella Guo, Natalie Harmon, Deborah Lee, Deniz Sokullu and Carolyn Zhou. Courtesy of The Moon Arts Project hide caption

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An Artistic Time Capsule Prepares To Hitch A Ride To The Moon

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