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FILE — This image made available by NASA shows the planet Mars. This composite photo was created from over 100 images of Mars taken by Viking Orbiters in the 1970s. In our solar system family, Mars is Earths next-of-kin, the next-door relative that has captivated humans for millennia. The attraction is sure to grow on Monday, Nov. 26 with the arrival of a NASA lander named InSight. (NASA via AP, File)

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Photo 2: Retired NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson was the first female commander of the International Space Station, and she spent almost two years in total in space, breaking the record for most days spent in space by a NASA astronaut. Photo from NASA.

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LEFT: NASA astronaut Jessica Meir is set to fly to the International Space Station for the first time in September. RIGHT: Retired astronaut Peggy Whitson was the first female commander of the ISS, and she spent almost two years in total in space. (NASA Photographs)

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This July 14, 2015 photo released by NASA on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 shows the atmosphere and surface features of Pluto, lit from behind by the sun. It was made 15 minutes after the New Horizons' spacecraft's closest approach. (NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP)

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This photo provided by NASA shows Hurricane Florence from the International Space Station on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, as it threatens the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters said Florence could become an extremely dangerous major hurricane sometime Monday and remain that way for days. (NASA via AP)

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This composite image made available by NASA shows the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule indicated by the crosshairs at center, with stars surrounding it on Aug. 16, 2018, made by the New Horizons spacecraft. The brightness of the stars was subtracted from the final image using a separate photo from September 2017, before the object itself could be detected. (NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute via AP)

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This image made available by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 depicts NASA's Solar Probe Plus spacecraft approaching the sun. On Wednesday, NASA announced it will launch the probe in summer 2018 to explore the solar atmosphere. It will be subjected to brutal heat and radiation like no other man-made structure before. (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory via AP)

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In this image provided by NASA, taken Aug. 3, 2015, phytoplankton is seen off the coast of New York, top and New Jersey, left. A new study projects that global warming’s increased rains will mean more nitrogen flowing into U.S. waterways, which can then trigger more massive blooms of algae, floating green mats, and dead zones with almost no oxygen. This handout NASA satellite photo shows a large bloom of phytoplankton off the New York and New Jersey coast in August 2015. (NASA via AP)

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FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo provided by NASA, the payload fairing for NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-M, is inspected prior to encapsulating the spacecraft, inside the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Fla. One of the antennas on the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite ended up broken earlier this month during final launch preps causing NASA to delay the launch by more than two weeks. Liftoff is now targeted for Aug. 20 from Cape Canaveral, Fla. (Glenn Benson/NASA via AP, File)

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FILE - In this April 4, 2011, file photo, school children look from a viewing gallery at NASA engineers working on the rover Curiosity at the Mars Science Laboratory, at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

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In a July 13, 2017 photo provided by NASA, the payload fairing for NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, TDRS-M, is inspected prior to encapsulating the spacecraft, inside the Astrotech facility in Titusville, Fla. NASA said Monday, July 17, 2017, that one of the antennas on the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, was damaged last Friday. The mishap could delay what was supposed to be an Aug. 3 liftoff aboard an Atlas V (five) rocket. (Glenn Benson/NASA via AP)

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In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 photo, NASA astronaut Suni Williams, second from right, looks out over the Gulf of Mexico where testing of the Orion capsule is taking place about four miles off of Galveston Island, Texas. The testing is the first time since the Apollo program that NASA has practiced such egress techniques from a capsule in open water. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 photo, with assistance from the U.S. Coast Guard and support staff, NASA Astronauts Daniel Burbank, Stanley Love, Mike Fincke and Victor Glover practice egress techniques from NASA's new Orion capsule about four miles off of Galveston Island, Texas, in the Gulf of Mexico. The testing is the first time since the Apollo program that NASA has practiced such egress techniques from a capsule in open water. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 photo, NASA astronaut Mike Fincke jumps into a life raft from an Orion capsule the astronauts are using for a recovery test about four miles off of Galveston Island, Texas in the Gulf of Mexico. The testing is the first time since the Apollo program that NASA has practiced such egress techniques from a capsule in open water. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 photo, NASA astronaut Victor Glover jumps into the Gulf of Mexico while practicing an emergency egress situation aboard the Orion capsule they are using for recovery testing about four miles off of Galveston Island, Texas. The testing is the first time since the Apollo program that NASA has practiced such egress techniques from a capsule in open water. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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In this Thursday, July 13, 2017 photo, NASA astronaut Victor Glover signals back up to astronaut Daniel Burbank that he is OK after jumping into the Gulf of Mexico from the Orion capsule the astronauts are using to practice an emergency egress situation during recovery testing about four miles off of Galveston Island, Texas. The testing is the first time since the Apollo program that NASA has practiced such egress techniques from a capsule in open water. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

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This enhanced-color image made available by NASA shows Jupiter's Great Red Spot on Monday, July 10, 2017. The image was created using data from the Juno spacecraft during its seventh close flyby of the planet. (Seán Doran/Gerald Eichstädt/MSSS/SwRI/NASA via AP)

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This Nov. 10, 2016 aerial photo released by NASA, shows a rift in the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf. A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday July 12, 2017 . The iceberg broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf, scientists at the University of Swansea in Britain said. The iceberg, which is likely to be named A68, is described as weighing 1 trillion tons (1.12 trillion U.S. tons).(John Sonntag/NASA via AP)

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This Nov. 10, 2016 aerial photo released by NASA, shows a rift in the Antarctic Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf. A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday July 12, 2017. The iceberg broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf, scientists at the University of Swansea in Britain said. The iceberg, which is likely to be named A68, is described as weighing 1 trillion tons (1.12 trillion U.S. tons).(John Sonntag/NASA via AP)

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This artist rendering provided by NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle, taken in 2015, depicts one possible appearance of the planet Kepler-452b, the first near-Earth-size world to be found in the habitable zone of a star that is similar to our sun. NASA says its planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Pyle via AP)