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
47 of 52
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches the Dragon spacecraft for NASA from Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at 10:10 AM on March 1, 2013. This is SpaceX's second resupply mission to the International Space Station After a 20 hour orbital chase, the capsule will be berthed to the Station by Astronaut Kevin Ford. The crew will transfer over 1000 pounds of experiments, equipment and supplies needed by the outpost. .UPI/Joe Marino-Bill Cantrell
| License Photo