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2013: The Year in Space (52 images)

Top photos of 2013 for the year in space news and exploration.
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The rich tapestry of the Horsehead Nebula pops out against the backdrop of Milky Way stars and distant galaxies that are visible in infrared light in this image released on April 21, 2013. Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to photograph the iconic Horsehead Nebula in a new, infrared light to mark the 23rd anniversary of the famous observatory's launch aboard the space shuttle Discovery on April 24, 1990. The iconic Horsehead Nebula has graced astronomy books ever since its discovery more than a century ago. UPI/ NASA/ESA
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