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Life there, once upon a time? NASA scientists say a primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean. (NASA/GSFC)

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This Feb. 19, 2015, file image provided by NASA shows the dwarf planet Ceres, taken by the space agency's Dawn spacecraft from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers). On Friday, March 6, 2015, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft arrives at the mysterious dwarf planet located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter after a nearly eight-year journey. (AP Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA, File)

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti checks the helmet of astronaut Terry Virts inside the International Space Station on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Virts reported the water while he waited in the air lock for Wednesday's spacewalk to formally conclude. (AP Photo/NASA) ** FILE **

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This image made from video provided by NASA shows part of the International Space Station with the Earth in the background on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/NASA)

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The big snow storm from space: The NASA satellite Terra has snapped the picture of the Eastern U.S. from 200 miles up - and in the words of the space agency, it "looks like a deep freeze." (NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team)

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NASA is looking for practical creativity, such as the design of this intricately stitched astronaut glove that offers a broad range of motion for space missions. (Final Frontier Design)

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NASA Partnership with Nissan Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelli acknowledges applause as US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 20, 2015 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/POOL/MANDEL NGAN

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NASA and the Library of Congress plan a series of seminars examining the philosophical implications of astrobiology — or life in the universe. (NASA/James Cook University)

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Nature's 'light show' is how NASA describes the Geminid meteor shower - a meteor flash is seen here with an aurora borealis shimmer in Norway. (NASA)

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An image from the Hubble Space Telescope (NASA)

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In a photo provided by NASA, the Orion space capsule is seen atop a Delta IV rocket ready for a test launch at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (AP Photo/NASA, Bill Ingalls)

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Apollo 11 begins the return trip to earth. Source: NASA

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Apollo 11 begins the return trip to earth. Source:NASA

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Not to be outdone, NASA lands probe on Comet too ... (Illustration by Walt Handelsman of The New Orleans Advocate)

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In this Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, file photo provided by NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, explodes moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket moments after liftoff last week. (AP Photo/NASA, Joel Kowsky, File)

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The unmanned Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, explodes seconds after launch from Wallops Island, Virginia, on Oct. 28, 2014 (Screengrab via NASA TV)

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This image provided by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope shows a close-up of the red planet Mars. (AP Photo/NASA) **FILE**

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The Soyuz TMA-14M rocket launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for the International Space Station on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 carrying NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore and Russians Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova. Serova will become the fourth Russian woman to fly in space and the first Russian woman to live and work on the station. (AP Photo/NASA, Aubrey Gemignani)