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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A rare solar eclipse shows the Sun being partially obscured by the Moon passing in front, in the sky of the Gaza Strip, November 03, 2013, Eclipse of the sun The event is known as a "hybrid" eclipse because the extent to which the Sun will be blocked out will vary around the world. The eclipse will plunge Europe, Middle East and US into darkness. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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