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"Of starbursts brighter than fireworks, you are a child of the universe." Raul Colón/Random House Children's Books hide caption

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This Bedtime Book Helps Kids Find Their Place In The 'Universe'

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A SpaceX Falcon 9, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule, lifts off from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Saturday. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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NASA And SpaceX Launch 1st Astronauts To Orbit From U.S. Since 2011

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Clouds pass over the SpaceX Falcon 9, with the Crew Dragon spacecraft on top of the rocket on Launch Pad 39-A on Wednesday at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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NASA astronaut Doug Hurley rehearses putting on his SpaceX spacesuit last week at the Neil A. Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Kim Shiflett/NASA hide caption

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The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft is prepared for its first crewed launch from American soil. It arrived at the launch site on Feb. 13. SpaceX hide caption

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New Spaceship Prepares To Blast Off And Make History

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the horizontal integration facility at Launch Complex 39A. NASA/Bill Ingalls/NASA/Bill Ingalls hide caption

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Two astronauts will launch to the International Space Station aboard a new capsule built by the company SpaceX. SpaceX hide caption

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Here's How The Pandemic Is Changing America's Plans For Its Newest Spaceship

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Oliver Jeffers speaks as part of TED2020: The Prequel. April 22, 2020. Photo courtesy of TED. TED hide caption

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Oliver Jeffers: An Ode To Living On Earth

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Douglas Loverro, associate NASA administrator for the human exploration and operations mission directorate, in an official portrait taken in January. Loverro announced his resignation on Tuesday. Aubrey Gemignani/NASA hide caption

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U.S. Space Force senior enlisted adviser Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman presents the Space Force Flag to President Trump on Friday in the Oval Office. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists with the European Southern Observatory say system HR 6819, seen in this artist's rendering, is composed primarily of two stars (orbits in blue) and a newly discovered black hole (orbit in red). The black hole is invisible, but it makes its presence known by the gravitational pull exerted on objects around it. ESO/L. Calçada hide caption

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NASA confirmed that actor Tom Cruise and private spaceflight company Space X are considering a feature film shot on board the International Space Station. Cruise is shown above in New York City in June 2017. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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This illustration made available by NASA in April 2020 depicts Artemis astronauts on the Moon. On Thursday, NASA announced the three companies that will develop, build and fly lunar landers, with the goal of returning astronauts to the moon by 2024. NASA via AP hide caption

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The long-lost satellite was built in MIT's Lincoln Laboratory. Pat Greenhouse/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Long-Lost U.S. Military Satellite Found By Amateur Radio Operator

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David Biello: A Journey Into Uncharted Territory

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