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As political support for Moon landings waned, the crew of Apollo 17 ensured the program ended on a scientific high.

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Your guide to the greatest eclipses on Earth.

Top 10 astronomy books of all time

Often leading to paradigm shifts in how we understand the universe, these classic works endure.


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