2012: The year in space (36 images)

From Solar storms to the retiring of the Shuttles "Atlantis" and "Discovery", this constantly updated collection features the top space news photos of 2012.
Updated: Dec. 20, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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This undated NASA the south polar region of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, and shows a depression within the moon's orange and blue haze layers near the south pole, captured by the NASA's Cassini spacecraft, December 31, 2011. UPI/NASA
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