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Month in Space: April 2013

  Feast your eyes on an alligator-like mountain range and other curiosities seen from outer space in April 2013.

Gooey Suits Help Teensy Critters Survive Space Conditions

A suit a thousand times thinner than a human hair or more can help microscopic animals survive a harsh vacuum, such as would be the case in outer space, researchers say. Full story

No earthly bounds for these students

  A volunteer space program is making it possible for kids around the world to send their own science projects to the edge of space, sparking a new passion for outer space. NBC’s Diana Alvear reports.

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  'It will be pretty cool to see what happens'

The fifth grade class of Mather Heights Elementary School is on a mission. They're putting the finishing touches on their homemade science projects - housed in ping pong balls - before launching them to the edge of outer space. The class described their big ideas - in their own words - to NBC's Dian

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  Get an eyeful from outer space

Gaze into the Helix Nebula's golden eye and see the other cosmic highlights of January 2012.