JOURNEY TO SPACE

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Space Shuttle Endeavour sits at the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, FL; just before being launched into space.
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View of the International Space Station orbiting above Earth, taken from an approaching space shuttle.
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Space Shuttle Atlantis launches from Cape Canaveral on its final mission to the International Space Station, marking the final STS mission, and the end of the Space Shuttle Program.
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Chris Ferguson looks up at the Atlantis, the Space Shuttle that took him to space and back, on its final mission, STS – 135. This journey marked the final mission of the American Space Shuttle Program.
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Engineers work on the finishing touches of Orion, before its first test launch in late 2014.
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CGI depicts Orion above the Space Launch System, in the Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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Mars.
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The wheels of NASA’s Space Exploration Vehicle traverse the simulated Mars landscape at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
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Serena Aunon pilots a mini-submersible during the NEEMO 16 mission at the Aquarius lab off the coast of Key Largo, FL. This mini-sub resembles the type of craft astronauts will use to explore asteroids in space.
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Astronaut training takes place at the Aquarius lab off the coast of Key Largo, FL. A simulated mission to an asteroid is pictured.
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The three antennas at the Kaboom Site at Kennedy Space Center track Near Earth Objects (NEOs) like asteroids, comets and orbital debris.
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CGI depicts a spacecraft’s trajectory from Earth to Mars.
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CGI depicts Orion, atop the Space Launch System, blasting off from Cape Canaveral, FL.
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CGI depicts Orion above Earth, shortly after liftoff.
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CGI depicts Orion docking with a more robust craft designed to transport humans to Mars, and back again.
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CGI depicts a spacecraft transporting humans to the Red Planet.
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CGI depicts a lander craft making its way through the Martian atmosphere, visualizing what it will take for humans to one day walk on the Red Planet.