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US President Donald Trump arrives to speak to NASA astronauts carrying out the first ever all-female spacewalk, during a call from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. With the president are Vice President Mike Pence and White House Senior Advisor Ivanka Trump.

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In this photo provided by NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir exits the International Space Station. This is the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate.

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Russian space agency rescue team members and United Arab Emirates specialists carry United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-12 space capsule about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. A Soyuz space capsule with U.S. astronaut Nick Hague, Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa Ali Almansoori, returning from a mission to the International Space Station landed safely on the steppes of Kazakhstan.

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Emirates Space Agency astronaut mascot waves during a live broadcast of a Russian Soyuz MS-15 space mission, that took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying Emirati Astronaut Hazzaa al-Mansoori and two other astronauts heading to the International Space Station, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri, a member of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), boards the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft for the launch at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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From left, Rick Armstrong, the son of Neil Armstrong, Vice President Mike Pence, and Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Director Ellen Stofan, speak together after unveiling Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in Washington.

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In this photo made available by NASA, Flight Engineer Anne McClain looks at a laptop computer screen inside the U.S. Destiny laboratory module of the International Space Station. McClain was supposed to participate in a spacewalk Friday, March 29, 2019 with newly arrived Christina Koch. But McClain pulled herself from the lineup because there's not enough time to get two mediums suits ready. Koch will go out with a male crewmate.

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Search and rescue team approaches the Russian Soyuz capsule carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor and German astronaut Alexander Gerst shortly after landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Search and rescue team approach the Russian Soyuz capsule carrying Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, NASA's Serena Aunon-Chancellor and German astronaut Alexander Gerst shortly after landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Three astronauts have returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

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Ground personnel help International Space Station (ISS) crew member cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, of Russia, to get out of capsule after landing in a remote area outside the town of Zhezkazgan, formerly known as Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Three astronauts have returned to Earth after more than six months aboard the International Space Station.

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In this image from video made available by NASA, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko performs a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Kononenko and Sergei Prokopyev are inspecting a section where a mysterious leak appeared on Aug. 30.

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In this photo taken with long time exposure the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-11 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, Russian cosmonaut –ûleg Kononenko‚Äé and CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques.

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U.S. astronaut Anne McClain, left, Russian cosmonaut –ûleg Kononenko‚Äé, centre, and CSA astronaut David Saint Jacques, members of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), walk to report to members of the State Committee prior to the launch of Soyuz MS-11 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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U.S. astronaut Richard Arnold, left, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, center, and U.S. astronaut Andrew Feustel sit shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-08 space capsule about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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A Russian Soyuz MS-08 space capsule lands about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. A Russian space capsule with three men onboard has safely landed in a barren steppe in Kazakhstan after a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

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In this video grab provided by Roscosmos Space Agency Press Service, Sergei Prokopyev, a Russian cosmonaut on the International Space Station, speaks in a video message from the orbiting outpost released by the Russian space agency Roscosmos. Prokopyev explained how the crew last week located and sealed a tiny hole that created a slight loss of pressure.

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In this image made from video provided by NASA, cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev flings a Sirius nano-satellite into orbit from the International Space Station.

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This undated photo made available by NASA shows, from left, Sunita Williams, Josh Cassada, Eric Boe, Nicole Mann, Christopher Ferguson, Douglas Hurley, Robert Behnken, Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover standing in front of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsules at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The space agency announced the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring human launches back to the U.S.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-09 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, and German astronaut Alexander Gerst.

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Russian space agency rescue team help Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov U.S. out from the capsule shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-07 space capsule about 150 km (80 miles) south-east of the Kazakh town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Two scientists test space suits and a geo-radar for use in a future Mars mission in the Dhofar desert of southern Oman. The desolate desert in southern Oman resembles Mars so much that more than 200 scientists from 25 nations organized by the Austrian Space Forum are using it for the next four weeks to field-test technology for a manned mission to Mars.

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Matryoshka, Russian traditional wooden dolls, decorated with portraits of U.S. astronaut Randy Bresnik, left, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, center, and Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli are displayed during a welcome ceremony at the airport of Karaganda, Kazakhstan. Three astronauts landed back on Earth after nearly six months aboard the International Space Station.

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President Donald Trump holds up a figurine handed to him by former Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt, right, after signing a policy directive to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually Mars, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

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ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar (posing in a cut-out of astronaut) and former ISRO Chairman Kasturirangan (L) during the inauguration of "Space Technology Gallery" at Visveswaraya Industrial and Technological Museium in Bengaluru.

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Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, center, salutes during the annual Veterans Day parade in New York. Aldrin served as Grand Marshal as he joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and others at the city's parade.

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In this image from video made available by NASA, astronaut Joe Acaba performs a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The 250-mile-high complex is currently home to three Americans, two Russians and one Italian.

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Journalist takes photos of the Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-06 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasting off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. A Soyuz space capsule with two Americans and a Russian aboard has blasted off for the International Space Station from Russia's manned launch facility in Kazakhstan.

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Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, center, U.S. astronauts Joseph Acaba, left, and Mark Vande Hei, members of the main crew to the International Space Station (ISS), pose during a news conference in Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The new Soyuz mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 13, local time.

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U.S. astronaut Peggy Annette Whitson smiles after landing in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Search and rescue team works on the site of landing of Russian Soyuz MS-04 space capsule in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. The Soyuz capsule carrying Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA and Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos safely returned to Earth in the Kazakh steppe.

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The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft lands with Expedition 52 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos and Flight Engineers Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer of NASA near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan. Astronaut Whitson returned to Earth, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for U.S. space endurance.

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The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-05 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. The Russian rocket carries U.S. astronaut Randy Bresnik, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy and Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli.

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U.S. astronaut Randy Bresnik, right, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, centre, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, members of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), walk prior the launch of Soyuz MS-05 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

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A NASA astronaut leaps from the side of a full scale mock-up of the Orion capsule while performing a training exercise in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Galveston, Texas.

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Twelve new astronaut candidates are introduced at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA chose 12 new astronauts from its biggest pool of applicants ever, selecting seven men and five women who could one day fly aboard the nation's next generation of spacecraft.

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In this NASA provided frame from video, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer works to install antennas at the International Space Station while astronaut Peggy Whitson, not pictured, works on repairs.

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U.S. NASA astronaut Robert Shane Kimbrough, left, Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhykov, center, and Andrei Borisenko attend a news conference at the airport in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. The Russian-US crew touched down safely in central Kazakhstan following a 173-days mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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