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Edgar Mitchell

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was part of the Apollo 14 space crew that flew to the moon in 1971, dies at age 85 - Palm Beach Post

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Orion (spacecraft)

Photo: NASA workers prepare to unload container holding the Orion space crew module at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida - John Raoux / AP Photo

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Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, FL

Orion spacecraft pressure vessel arrives at Kennedy from Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans - @NASAKennedy

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NASA's Curiosity rover mission to Mars

Photo: NASA's Curiosity Mars rover takes a 'selfie' at Namib Dune, where it has been taking samples of sand for laboratory analysis - @MarsCuriosity

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US East Coast blizzard, January 2016

Photo: NASA and NOAA satellites track large winter storm heading for US East Coast - NASA

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NASA's Curiosity rover mission to Mars

Photo: NASA's Curiosity Rover sends back close-up photos of Mars' surface

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environment

Sen. Bernie Sanders on 2015 being Earth's warmest year: 'The debate is over. Climate change is real and caused by human activity. This planet and its people are in trouble.' - @SenSanders

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weather

2015 was hottest year on record since record-keeping began in 1890, according to NOAA and NASA - Mashable

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photo: Countdown underway for SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket - @NOAASatellites

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International Space Station

Spacewalkers safely back inside after operation ends early due to water in Tim Kopra's helmet; fellow crew members wait to assist - @Space_Station

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International Space Station

Video: Astronauts routing cables for future US commercial crew, cargo vehicles - @Space_Station

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International Space Station

Failed power unit successfully replaced, stowed 3 hours into spacewalk; astronouts now cable routing - @Space_Station

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International Space Station

Astronauts remove failed voltage regulator, prepare to replace it during spacewalk - @Space_Station

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International Space Station

Astronauts Tim Kopra and Tim Peake conducting spacewalk to repair faulty equipment on the International Space Station - @Space_Station

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International Space Station

NASA announces Sierra Nevada Corp. will join SpaceX and Orbital ATK in launching cargo to the International Space Station - AP

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NFL playoffs 2016

Photo: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly posts photo of NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, as seen from the ISS ahead of Texans' game against Kansas City Chiefs: 'Good luck down there Houston Texans!' - @StationCDRKelly

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California El Niño storms 2016

GIF: A NASA satellite animation shows El Nino storms hitting California over the last 3 days - @CBSLA

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Photo: Traveling black smoke following reported Jan. 6 Islamic State shelling of oil production facilities in Libya, as seen from a NASA satellite - @NASAEarth

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NASA's Curiosity rover mission to Mars

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover captures images of 'Namib Dune,' which show where slides have occurred recently - @NASA

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Mars

NASA calls off its next Mars mission, set for March, because of a leak in a science instrument - @AP

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