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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This NASA image taken on January 23, 2012 shows a coronal mass ejection (CME) from the Sun. UPI/NASA
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