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SEATTLE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A Seattle oceanographer who helped author the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change translated the 2,200 page report into haiku and water colors.
Free speech and Islam on fire

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- How can the U.S. government allow a shadowy Los Angeles area man to make and show an anti-Islam film that has outraged Muslims across the globe and ignited protests in North Africa and the Middle East that resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including an ambassador, and put other U.S. diplomats and military in the greatest danger?
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 11 (UPI) -- Space shuttle Atlantis lifted off Monday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, en route to provide the final servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope.
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 11 (UPI) -- Space shuttle Endeavour roared into the dark Florida sky early Tuesday, beginning a record 16-day mission to the International Space Station.

Endeavour is 'go' for Tuesday launch

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Hubble telescope to star in IMAX film

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency is working with the IMAX Corp. and Warner Bros to return the IMAX 3-D camera to space.

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NASA names STS-123 crew members

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- NASA has named the crew for space shuttle STS-123, which will deliver Japanese and Canadian experimental systems to the International Space Station.

NASA approves Hubble repair mission

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency announced approval Tuesday for a fifth repair trip to the Hubble Space Telescope to extend and improve its capabilities through 2013.
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The astronaut crew of NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour, Rick Linnehan, Takao Doi, Mike Foreman, Gregory Johnson, Rick Linnehan, Garrett Reisman and commander Dominic Gorie (left to right), departs from the crew quarters at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on March 10, 2008. The crew will fly Endeavour to the International Space Station where they will add instrumentation as well as an experiment module onto the orbiting laboratory for the Canadian Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. (UPI Photo/Joe Marino-Bill Cantrell)
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