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In this Dec. 12, 2006 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Robert L. Curbeam Jr., left, and European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, participate in a spacewalk during construction of the International Space Station. In the background are New Zealand and the Pacific Ocean. According to a report released Wednesday, April 26, 2017, NASA is managing a variety of design and health risks associated with the spacewalking suits used by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The suits were developed more than 40 years ago and intended for only 15 years' use. (NASA via AP)

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In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson performs a spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station. According to a report released Wednesday, April 26, 2017, NASA is managing a variety of design and health risks associated with the spacewalking suits used by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The suits were developed more than 40 years ago and intended for only 15 years' use. (NASA via AP)

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In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo made available by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson, center, floats inside the Quest airlock of the International Space Station with Thomas Pesquet, left, and Shane Kimbrough before their spacewalk. Early Monday, April 24, 2017, the International Space Station commander surpassed the 534-day, two-hour-and-48-minute record set last year by Jeffrey Williams for most accumulated time in orbit by an American. Whitson already was the world’s most experienced spacewoman and female spacewalker and, at age 57, the oldest woman ever in space. (NASA via AP, File)

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, the S.S. John Glenn cargo ship prepares to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (NASA via AP)

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, the S.S. John Glenn cargo ship prepares to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (NASA via AP)

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, the S.S. John Glenn cargo ship prepares to dock with the International Space Station on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (NASA via AP)

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This April 12, 2017 image provided by NASA shows planet Earth and the moon, center left, as small points of light behind the rings of Saturn, captured by the Cassini spacecraft, 870 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) away from Earth. Launched in 1997, Cassini reached Saturn in 2004 and has been exploring it from orbit ever since. Cassini’s fuel tank is almost empty, so NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale. (NASA via AP)

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This image made by the Cassini spacecraft and provided by NASA on March 12, 2006, shows two of Saturn's moons, the small Epimetheus and smog-enshrouded Titan, with Saturn's A and F rings stretching across the frame. Launched in 1997, Cassini reached Saturn in 2004 and has been exploring it from orbit ever since. Cassini’s fuel tank is almost empty, so NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale. (AP Photo/NASA)

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This undated photo made available by NASA shows one of Saturn's moons, Mimas, dwarfed by the planet's rings. Launched in 1997, Cassini reached Saturn in 2004 and has been exploring it from orbit ever since. Cassini’s fuel tank is almost empty, so NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute via AP)

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This image made available by NASA in April 2017 shows a still from the short film "Cassini's Grand Finale," with the spacecraft diving between Saturn and the planet's innermost ring. Launched in 1997, Cassini reached Saturn in 2004 and has been exploring it from orbit ever since. Cassini’s fuel tank is almost empty, so NASA has opted for a risky, but science-rich grand finale. (NASA/JPL-Caltech via AP)

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A NASA employee gives a demonstration at the 'Earth Day in the Nation's Capital' event on Thursday. NASA honors the day with an activity-packed event meant to engage public in science. (Julia Brouillette / The Washington Times)

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In this Thursday, April 13, 2017 image from video made available by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson speaks during an interview aboard the International Space Station. The commander of the ISS says that five months into her current mission, she’s still not bored. At 57, she's the oldest woman to fly in space and is on the verge of setting a U.S. record for most accumulated time in space. (NASA via AP)

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The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft is seen as it lands with Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineers Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko of Roscosmos near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Monday, April 10, 2017. Kimbrough, Ryzhikov, and Borisenko returned from the International Space Station. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

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This composite image provided by NASA on Thursday, June 30, 2016 shows auroras on the planet Jupiter. This image produced by NASA using a photograph captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in spring 2014, and ultraviolet observations of the auroras in 2016. On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, scientists reported a "Great Cold Spot" in the thermospehere of the planet. And unlike the giant planet’s familiar Great Red Spot, this newly discovered weather system is continually changing in shape and size. It's formed by the energy from Jupiter's polar auroras. (NASA/ESA/Hubble via AP)

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NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough, left, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryzhikov of Roscosmos, center, and Russian cosmonaut Andrey Borisenko of Roscosmos sit in chairs outside the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft a few moments after they landed in a remote area near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Monday, April 10, 2017. Kimbrough, Ryzhikov, and Borisenko returned from the International Space Station. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

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NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough rests in a chair outside the Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft just minutes after he, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryzhikov of Roscosmos, and Russian cosmonaut Andrey Borisenko of Roscosmos landed near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Monday, April 10, 2017. Kimbrough, Ryzhikov, and Borisenko returned from the International Space Station. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)

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In this Jan. 13, 2017 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Peggy Whitson, center, floats inside the Quest airlock of the International Space Station with Thomas Pesquet, left, and Shane Kimbrough before their spacewalk. On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, NASA announced that Whitson will remain on the ISS until September 2017, adding three months to her original mission. (NASA via AP)

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This image made available by NASA in March 2017 shows Pluto illuminated from behind by the sun as the New Horizons spacecraft travels away from it at a distance of about 120,000 miles (200,000 kilometers). On Friday, April 7, 2017, the spacecraft will reach a halfway between Pluto and its next much, much smaller stop, the Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69. (NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute via AP)

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, U.S. astronauts Shane Kimbrough, left, and Peggy Whitson, install a shield on a relocated docking port outside of the International Space Station on Thursday, March 30, 2017. An important piece of micrometeorite shielding was lost during the spacewalk at another part of the station earlier in the day. (NASA via AP)

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, U.S. astronauts Peggy Whitson, above, and Shane Kimbrough work on the outside of the International Space Station on Thursday, March 30, 2017. An important piece of micrometeorite shielding was lost during the spacewalk. (NASA via AP)