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60 years of NASA missions

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, poses beside the deployed U.S. flag during an extravehicular activity (EVA) on the moon, July 20, 1969.     Neil Armstrong/NASA

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, poses beside the deployed U.S. flag during an extravehicular activity (EVA) on the moon, July 20, 1969. Neil Armstrong/NASA

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, poses beside the deployed U.S. flag during an extravehicular activity (EVA) on the moon, July 20, 1969. Neil Armstrong/NASA
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NASA and Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) officials join with flight controllers to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, July 24, 1969.    NASA

NASA and Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) officials join with flight controllers to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, July 24,...more

NASA and Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) officials join with flight controllers to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission in the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, July 24, 1969.   NASA
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Looking through the window of a Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) are (L to R) astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins speak with their wives (L to R) Mrs. Pat Collins, Mrs. Jan Armstrong, and Mrs. Joan Aldrin at Ellington Air Force Base, July 27.    REUTERS/NASA

Looking through the window of a Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) are (L to R) astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins speak with their wives (L to R) Mrs. Pat Collins, Mrs. Jan Armstrong, and Mrs. Joan Aldrin at...more

Looking through the window of a Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) are (L to R) astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins speak with their wives (L to R) Mrs. Pat Collins, Mrs. Jan Armstrong, and Mrs. Joan Aldrin at Ellington Air Force Base, July 27. REUTERS/NASA
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Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, command module pilot Michael Collins and commander Neil Armstrong, seen in the lead car (L-R) are showered in ticker tape during a parade down Broadway and Park Avenue in New York City, August 13, 1969.   Bill Taub/NASA

Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, command module pilot Michael Collins and commander Neil Armstrong, seen in the lead car (L-R) are showered in ticker tape during a parade down Broadway and Park Avenue in New York City, August 13, 1969....more

Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, command module pilot Michael Collins and commander Neil Armstrong, seen in the lead car (L-R) are showered in ticker tape during a parade down Broadway and Park Avenue in New York City, August 13, 1969.   Bill Taub/NASA
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One of the first footprints of Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the moon, July 20, 1969.     REUTERS/NASA

One of the first footprints of Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the moon, July 20, 1969.    REUTERS/NASA

One of the first footprints of Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the moon, July 20, 1969.    REUTERS/NASA
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A self-portrait of the rover Curiosity, combining dozens of exposures taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 177th Martian day, or sol, February 3, 2013.   REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

A self-portrait of the rover Curiosity, combining dozens of exposures taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 177th Martian day, or sol, February 3, 2013. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

A self-portrait of the rover Curiosity, combining dozens of exposures taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) during the 177th Martian day, or sol, February 3, 2013. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
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The space shuttle Discovery heads into space as it blasts off for Mission STS-121 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 4, 2006. REUTERS/Scott Audette

The space shuttle Discovery heads into space as it blasts off for Mission STS-121 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 4, 2006. REUTERS/Scott Audette

The space shuttle Discovery heads into space as it blasts off for Mission STS-121 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 4, 2006. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen as it was photographed by an Expedition 20 crew member during a survey of the approaching vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station, July 17, 2009.       REUTERS/NASA

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen as it was photographed by an Expedition 20 crew member during a survey of the approaching vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station, July 17, 2009.      REUTERS/NASA

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is seen as it was photographed by an Expedition 20 crew member during a survey of the approaching vehicle prior to docking with the International Space Station, July 17, 2009.      REUTERS/NASA
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Space shuttle Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly does a backflip at the request of a reporter at a Tucson television station from aboard the International Space Station, May 25, 2011.    REUTERS/NASA

Space shuttle Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly does a backflip at the request of a reporter at a Tucson television station from aboard the International Space Station, May 25, 2011.    REUTERS/NASA

Space shuttle Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly does a backflip at the request of a reporter at a Tucson television station from aboard the International Space Station, May 25, 2011.    REUTERS/NASA
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Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. (rear seat C) with President John F. Kennedy arrive at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex in Florida, before Glenn's Mercury Atlas 6 mission lifted off from Launch Complex 14, February 20, 1962.   REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. (rear seat C) with President John F. Kennedy arrive at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex in Florida, before Glenn's Mercury Atlas 6 mission lifted off from Launch Complex 14, February 20, 1962.   REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. (rear seat C) with President John F. Kennedy arrive at the Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex in Florida, before Glenn's Mercury Atlas 6 mission lifted off from Launch Complex 14, February 20, 1962.   REUTERS/NASA
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President Richard M. Nixon welcomes the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the U.S.S. Hornet in the Pacific Ocean, July 1969.  REUTERS/NASA

President Richard M. Nixon welcomes the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the U.S.S. Hornet in the Pacific Ocean, July 1969. REUTERS/NASA

President Richard M. Nixon welcomes the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the U.S.S. Hornet in the Pacific Ocean, July 1969. REUTERS/NASA
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President Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson (third from left, center) and then Vice-President Spiro Agnew (second from right, center) at the launching of Apollo 11 at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex in Florida, July 16, 1969.  REUTERS/NASA

President Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson (third from left, center) and then Vice-President Spiro Agnew (second from right, center) at the launching of Apollo 11 at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex in Florida, July 16, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

President Lyndon Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson (third from left, center) and then Vice-President Spiro Agnew (second from right, center) at the launching of Apollo 11 at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex in Florida, July 16, 1969. REUTERS/NASA
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A nighttime view of the 363-feet-high Apollo 9 space vehicle during preparations at the Kennedy Space Center, February 23, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

A nighttime view of the 363-feet-high Apollo 9 space vehicle during preparations at the Kennedy Space Center, February 23, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

A nighttime view of the 363-feet-high Apollo 9 space vehicle during preparations at the Kennedy Space Center, February 23, 1969. REUTERS/NASA
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The Apollo 9 crew awaits the arrival of a recovery helicopter from the USS Guadalcanal, the prime recovery ship for the mission, while U.S. Navy underwater demolition team swimmers assist, after splashdown 341 miles north of Puerto Rico, March 13, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

The Apollo 9 crew awaits the arrival of a recovery helicopter from the USS Guadalcanal, the prime recovery ship for the mission, while U.S. Navy underwater demolition team swimmers assist, after splashdown 341 miles north of Puerto Rico, March 13,...more

The Apollo 9 crew awaits the arrival of a recovery helicopter from the USS Guadalcanal, the prime recovery ship for the mission, while U.S. Navy underwater demolition team swimmers assist, after splashdown 341 miles north of Puerto Rico, March 13, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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The lunar module "Spider" remains attached to the Saturn IVB stage in earth orbit prior to docking with command service module "Gumdrop", March 3, 1969. NASA/Handout via REUTERS

The lunar module "Spider" remains attached to the Saturn IVB stage in earth orbit prior to docking with command service module "Gumdrop", March 3, 1969. NASA/Handout via REUTERS

The lunar module "Spider" remains attached to the Saturn IVB stage in earth orbit prior to docking with command service module "Gumdrop", March 3, 1969. NASA/Handout via REUTERS
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Visitors at the VIP viewing area watch the space shuttle Discovery taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 4, 2006. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Visitors at the VIP viewing area watch the space shuttle Discovery taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 4, 2006. REUTERS/Scott Audette

Visitors at the VIP viewing area watch the space shuttle Discovery taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 4, 2006. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Space Shuttle commander Charle Precourt (2nd R, in striped shirt) greets cosmonauts on board the Russian Mir space station after the two spacecraft docked in the last space linkup of the two superpowers before the start of construction on a new $60 billion orbiting outpost.     NASA/REUTERS

Space Shuttle commander Charle Precourt (2nd R, in striped shirt) greets cosmonauts on board the Russian Mir space station after the two spacecraft docked in the last space linkup of the two superpowers before the start of construction on a new $60...more

Space Shuttle commander Charle Precourt (2nd R, in striped shirt) greets cosmonauts on board the Russian Mir space station after the two spacecraft docked in the last space linkup of the two superpowers before the start of construction on a new $60 billion orbiting outpost. NASA/REUTERS
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A view of the Lunar Module "Spider" in a lunar landing configuration, with landing gear deployed and lunar surface probes extended from the landing gear foot pads, photographed by command module pilot David Scott, March 7, 1969.   NASA/David Scott

A view of the Lunar Module "Spider" in a lunar landing configuration, with landing gear deployed and lunar surface probes extended from the landing gear foot pads, photographed by command module pilot David Scott, March 7, 1969. NASA/David Scott

A view of the Lunar Module "Spider" in a lunar landing configuration, with landing gear deployed and lunar surface probes extended from the landing gear foot pads, photographed by command module pilot David Scott, March 7, 1969. NASA/David Scott
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Astronauts Michael Good and Garrett Reisman (behind) work outside the International Space Station during the space shuttle Atlantis' third spacewalk of the STS-132 mission, May 21, 2010.    REUTERS/NASA

Astronauts Michael Good and Garrett Reisman (behind) work outside the International Space Station during the space shuttle Atlantis' third spacewalk of the STS-132 mission, May 21, 2010.    REUTERS/NASA

Astronauts Michael Good and Garrett Reisman (behind) work outside the International Space Station during the space shuttle Atlantis' third spacewalk of the STS-132 mission, May 21, 2010.    REUTERS/NASA
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NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman, Expedition 26 flight engineer, occupies the commander's station on the flight deck of space shuttle Discovery, March 6, 2011.       REUTERS/NASA

NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman, Expedition 26 flight engineer, occupies the commander's station on the flight deck of space shuttle Discovery, March 6, 2011.       REUTERS/NASA

NASA astronaut Catherine Coleman, Expedition 26 flight engineer, occupies the commander's station on the flight deck of space shuttle Discovery, March 6, 2011.       REUTERS/NASA
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Space shuttle Discovery sits on launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 22, 2007. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  

Space shuttle Discovery sits on launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 22, 2007. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  

Space shuttle Discovery sits on launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, October 22, 2007. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  
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A view of the Mission Operations Control Room while a live television transmission was being received from Apollo 9, in the Mission Control Center, Building 30, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, March 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

A view of the Mission Operations Control Room while a live television transmission was being received from Apollo 9, in the Mission Control Center, Building 30, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, March 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

A view of the Mission Operations Control Room while a live television transmission was being received from Apollo 9, in the Mission Control Center, Building 30, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, March 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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Astronaut Gene Cernan is pictured in the Command Module during the outbound trip from the moon during the Apollo 17 mission in December, 1972.  REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Gene Cernan is pictured in the Command Module during the outbound trip from the moon during the Apollo 17 mission in December, 1972. REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Gene Cernan is pictured in the Command Module during the outbound trip from the moon during the Apollo 17 mission in December, 1972. REUTERS/NASA
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Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong waves to well wishers on the way out to the transfer van, July 16, 1969. Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin and Deke Slayton (dark shirt behind Aldrin to the left) follow Armstrong down the hallway. REUTERS/NASA

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong waves to well wishers on the way out to the transfer van, July 16, 1969. Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin and Deke Slayton (dark shirt behind Aldrin to the left) follow Armstrong down the hallway. REUTERS/NASA

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong waves to well wishers on the way out to the transfer van, July 16, 1969. Mike Collins, Buzz Aldrin and Deke Slayton (dark shirt behind Aldrin to the left) follow Armstrong down the hallway. REUTERS/NASA
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Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong (L), Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin smile through the window of the mobile quarantine van, July 24, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong (L), Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin smile through the window of the mobile quarantine van, July 24, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong (L), Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin smile through the window of the mobile quarantine van, July 24, 1969. REUTERS/NASA
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NASA engineers Kris Bruvold (L) and Sandy Krasner react in the space flight operation facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as the spaceship InSight lands on the surface of Mars after a six-month journey, at JPL in Pasadena, California, November 26, 2018.   Al Seib/Pool via REUTERS  

NASA engineers Kris Bruvold (L) and Sandy Krasner react in the space flight operation facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as the spaceship InSight lands on the surface of Mars after a six-month journey, at JPL in Pasadena, California,...more

NASA engineers Kris Bruvold (L) and Sandy Krasner react in the space flight operation facility at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) as the spaceship InSight lands on the surface of Mars after a six-month journey, at JPL in Pasadena, California, November 26, 2018. Al Seib/Pool via REUTERS  
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Astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger holds stowage containers with her legs while floating freely in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) linked to the International Space Station, April 10, 2010.  REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger holds stowage containers with her legs while floating freely in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) linked to the International Space Station, April 10, 2010. REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger holds stowage containers with her legs while floating freely in the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) linked to the International Space Station, April 10, 2010. REUTERS/NASA
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The space shuttle Endeavour is silhouetted against the backdrop of Earth's horizon prior to docking with the International Space Station in this picture taken by an Expedition 22 crew member, February 9, 2010.   REUTERS/NASA

The space shuttle Endeavour is silhouetted against the backdrop of Earth's horizon prior to docking with the International Space Station in this picture taken by an Expedition 22 crew member, February 9, 2010.   REUTERS/NASA

The space shuttle Endeavour is silhouetted against the backdrop of Earth's horizon prior to docking with the International Space Station in this picture taken by an Expedition 22 crew member, February 9, 2010.   REUTERS/NASA
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An aerial view of the Apollo 9 space vehicle on the way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad A, Launch Complex 39, on launch day at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, January 3, 1969.   

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An aerial view of the Apollo 9 space vehicle on the way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad A, Launch Complex 39, on launch day at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, January 3, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

An aerial view of the Apollo 9 space vehicle on the way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad A, Launch Complex 39, on launch day at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, January 3, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, is pictured inside the Lunar Module (LM) while the LM rests on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission, July 20, 1969     REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, is pictured inside the Lunar Module (LM) while the LM rests on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission, July 20, 1969  REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, is pictured inside the Lunar Module (LM) while the LM rests on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission, July 20, 1969  REUTERS/NASA
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Spectators camp out before the launch of Apollo 11, near the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida,  1969. NASA/via REUTERS

Spectators camp out before the launch of Apollo 11, near the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

Spectators camp out before the launch of Apollo 11, near the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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Space communicators and astronauts Charles Duke, James Lovell and Fred Haise (L-R) stay in contact with the Apollo 11 astronauts during their lunar landing mission at mission control in Houston, Texas, July 20, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS  

Space communicators and astronauts Charles Duke, James Lovell and Fred Haise (L-R) stay in contact with the Apollo 11 astronauts during their lunar landing mission at mission control in Houston, Texas, July 20, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS  

Space communicators and astronauts Charles Duke, James Lovell and Fred Haise (L-R) stay in contact with the Apollo 11 astronauts during their lunar landing mission at mission control in Houston, Texas, July 20, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS  
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The Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 11 spaceflight sits on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center, July 1, 1969.  REUTERS/NASA

The Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 11 spaceflight sits on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center, July 1, 1969.  REUTERS/NASA

The Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 11 spaceflight sits on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center, July 1, 1969.  REUTERS/NASA
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Lunar module pilot Russell Schweickart (L) and commander James McDivitt (R) are seen during a live television transmission from inside the Lunar Module "Spider", March 7, 1969. 

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Lunar module pilot Russell Schweickart (L) and commander James McDivitt (R) are seen during a live television transmission from inside the Lunar Module "Spider", March 7, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

Lunar module pilot Russell Schweickart (L) and commander James McDivitt (R) are seen during a live television transmission from inside the Lunar Module "Spider", March 7, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) spaceflight, poses for a photo with the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft during preflight activities at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida,  February 20, 1962.   NASA/via REUTERS

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) spaceflight, poses for a photo with the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft during preflight activities at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 20, 1962.  ...more

Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) spaceflight, poses for a photo with the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft during preflight activities at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, February 20, 1962.   NASA/via REUTERS
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Earth rises above the lunar horizon, as photographed from the Apollo 10 Lunar Module. May 1969.

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Earth rises above the lunar horizon, as photographed from the Apollo 10 Lunar Module. May 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

Earth rises above the lunar horizon, as photographed from the Apollo 10 Lunar Module. May 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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Astronaut Ed White floats in the microgravity of space during the first U.S. spacewalk outside the Gemini IV spacecraft, June 3, 1965. In his left hand is a Hand-Held Self-Maneuvering Unit with which he controls his movements in space.  
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Astronaut Ed White floats in the microgravity of space during the first U.S. spacewalk outside the Gemini IV spacecraft, June 3, 1965. In his left hand is a Hand-Held Self-Maneuvering Unit with which he controls his movements in space. ...more

Astronaut Ed White floats in the microgravity of space during the first U.S. spacewalk outside the Gemini IV spacecraft, June 3, 1965. In his left hand is a Hand-Held Self-Maneuvering Unit with which he controls his movements in space.  REUTERS/NASA/Jim McDivitt
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Astronaut John Young, command module pilot, displays a drawing of Snoopy in this color reproduction taken from the fourth telecast made by the color television camera aboard the Apollo 10 spacecraft, May 19, 1969. Snoopy was the code name of the Lunar Module (LM) during the mission. The mission also included the first live color TV transmissions to earth.   
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Astronaut John Young, command module pilot, displays a drawing of Snoopy in this color reproduction taken from the fourth telecast made by the color television camera aboard the Apollo 10 spacecraft, May 19, 1969. Snoopy was the code name of the...more

Astronaut John Young, command module pilot, displays a drawing of Snoopy in this color reproduction taken from the fourth telecast made by the color television camera aboard the Apollo 10 spacecraft, May 19, 1969. Snoopy was the code name of the Lunar Module (LM) during the mission. The mission also included the first live color TV transmissions to earth. NASA/via REUTERS
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Astronaut Eugene Cernan, lunar module pilot for the Apollo 10 mission, exits the spacecraft during recovery operations in the South Pacific, May 26, 1969.   NASA/via REUTERS

Astronaut Eugene Cernan, lunar module pilot for the Apollo 10 mission, exits the spacecraft during recovery operations in the South Pacific, May 26, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS

Astronaut Eugene Cernan, lunar module pilot for the Apollo 10 mission, exits the spacecraft during recovery operations in the South Pacific, May 26, 1969. NASA/via REUTERS
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The expended Saturn IVB stage is pictured from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers, October 11, 1968. REUTERS/NASA

The expended Saturn IVB stage is pictured from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers, October 11, 1968. REUTERS/NASA

The expended Saturn IVB stage is pictured from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers, October 11, 1968. REUTERS/NASA
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Scientist-astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt is photographed seated in the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) at Station 9 (Van Serg Crater) during the third Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site during the Apollo 17 mission, December 13, 1972. REUTERS/NASA

Scientist-astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt is photographed seated in the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) at Station 9 (Van Serg Crater) during the third Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site during the Apollo 17 mission,...more

Scientist-astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt is photographed seated in the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) at Station 9 (Van Serg Crater) during the third Apollo 17 extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Taurus-Littrow landing site during the Apollo 17 mission, December 13, 1972. REUTERS/NASA
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Astronaut and Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin is pictured during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969.  NASA/via REUTERS  

Astronaut and Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin is pictured during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969.  NASA/via REUTERS  

Astronaut and Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin is pictured during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969.  NASA/via REUTERS  
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Telecom engineer Peter Ilott (front R) hugs a colleague as they celebrate the Mars science rover Curiosity's successful landing, at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, August 5, 2012.   REUTERS/Brian van der Brug/Pool

Telecom engineer Peter Ilott (front R) hugs a colleague as they celebrate the Mars science rover Curiosity's successful landing, at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, August 5, 2012. REUTERS/Brian van der Brug/Pool

Telecom engineer Peter Ilott (front R) hugs a colleague as they celebrate the Mars science rover Curiosity's successful landing, at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, August 5, 2012. REUTERS/Brian van der Brug/Pool
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The Space Shuttle Discovery as it performed a full 360-degree backflip taken from the International Space Station as the two spacecraft drew near before docking, August 30, 2009.      REUTERS/NASA

The Space Shuttle Discovery as it performed a full 360-degree backflip taken from the International Space Station as the two spacecraft drew near before docking, August 30, 2009.      REUTERS/NASA

The Space Shuttle Discovery as it performed a full 360-degree backflip taken from the International Space Station as the two spacecraft drew near before docking, August 30, 2009.      REUTERS/NASA
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Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. is strapped into his parachute harness during training at the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Command Life Support School, at Perrin Air Force Base, in Sherman, Texas.    REUTERS/NASA

Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. is strapped into his parachute harness during training at the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Command Life Support School, at Perrin Air Force Base, in Sherman, Texas.   REUTERS/NASA

Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. is strapped into his parachute harness during training at the U.S. Air Force Air Defense Command Life Support School, at Perrin Air Force Base, in Sherman, Texas.   REUTERS/NASA
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The space shuttle Discovery takes off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 15, 2009.  REUTERS/Scott Audette

The space shuttle Discovery takes off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 15, 2009. REUTERS/Scott Audette

The space shuttle Discovery takes off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 15, 2009. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Spectators watch as space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on a mission to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 14, 2010.       REUTERS/Scott Audette

Spectators watch as space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on a mission to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 14, 2010.      REUTERS/Scott Audette

Spectators watch as space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on a mission to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 14, 2010.      REUTERS/Scott Audette
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Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is pictured in the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) during the lunar landing mission, July 20, 1969. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is pictured in the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) during the lunar landing mission, July 20, 1969. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is pictured in the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) during the lunar landing mission, July 20, 1969. REUTERS/NASA/Handout
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Astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA), July 20, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA), July 20, 1969. REUTERS/NASA

Astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA), July 20, 1969. REUTERS/NASA
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Earth is seen from 36,000 nautical miles away, as photographed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft, May 18, 1969. 

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Earth is seen from 36,000 nautical miles away, as photographed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft, May 18, 1969. NASA/REUTERS

Earth is seen from 36,000 nautical miles away, as photographed from the Apollo 10 spacecraft, May 18, 1969. NASA/REUTERS
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viernes 29 de mayo de 2020

Students graduate in a pandemic

The school graduation, a rite of passage for young adults, moves online, to drive-thrus or has been canceled due to the coronavirus.

jueves 28 de mayo de 2020

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America celebrates the Fourth of July

America celebrates the Fourth of July

America celebrates 244 years of independence with fireworks and social distancing as it fights the coronavirus outbreak and protesters march for racial equality.

Hot dog champions

Hot dog champions

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo set records and retain their titles at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest behind closed doors in Brooklyn due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Trump visits Mount Rushmore

Trump visits Mount Rushmore

President Donald Trump accused "angry mobs" of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or rethink monuments to U.S. historical figures and used a speech at Mount Rushmore to paint himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism.

Life in the age of coronavirus

Life in the age of coronavirus

People around the world adapt to a new normal of staying at home, social distancing and masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Burying the victims of coronavirus

Burying the victims of coronavirus

Morgues and cemeteries struggle to bury the victims of COVID-19 as some countries fear a second wave of cases.

Botswana investigating mystery deaths of 275 elephants

Botswana investigating mystery deaths of 275 elephants

Authorities are investigating the unexplained deaths over the past months. Poaching has been ruled out as the carcasses were found intact.

Isolated Amazon tribe fears coronavirus infection

Isolated Amazon tribe fears coronavirus infection

Soldiers handed out masks and nurses tested for COVID-19 in a military operation to protect isolated tribes including the Yanomami in the Amazon rainforest, where dozens of indigenous communities have been infected with the latest disease to come from the outside to threaten their existence.

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Photos of the week

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Tokyo scare squad offers drive-in horror shows amid coronavirus fears

Tokyo scare squad offers drive-in horror shows amid coronavirus fears

A Japanese performance group is starting a run of drive-in horror shows for people who are scared of catching the coronavirus but still want to get close-up frights from ghouls and zombies.