Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:00 am
The sky stretches above us in a remarkable expanse, often serene, sometimes stormy, always majestic. Like an ocean.
Just as the sea has long beckoned humankind to summon the determination to explore, so the ocean of stars above us spurs nations to marshal their talents and resources to send high-tech vessels — spacecraft — sailing into the heavens.
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