2013: The Year in Space (52 images)

Top photos of 2013 for the year in space news and exploration.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2013 at 11:37 AM
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The Soyuz TMA-09M spacecraft is seen as it is rolled out by train to the Baikonur Cosmodrome launch pad, in Kazakhstan Sunday, May 26, 2013. The launch of the Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) with Expedition 36/37 Soyuz Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineers; Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency, and Karen Nyberg of NASA, is scheduled for Wednesday May 29, Kazakh time. Yurchikhin, Nyberg and Parmitano, will remain aboard the station until mid-November. UPI/Bill Ingalls/NASA
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