2012: The year in space (36 images)

From Solar storms to the retiring of the Shuttles "Atlantis" and "Discovery", this constantly updated collection features the top space news photos of 2012.
Updated: Dec. 20, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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The full Moon and the U.S. Capitol in Washington are seen early in the evening on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. UPI/Bill Engalls/NASA
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