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Vote Now! Top Space Stories of the Week - Aug. 12, 2012

CIA Declassifies Amazing 1972 Spy Satellite Capsule Deep-Sea Rescue


In April 1972, the U.S. Navy sent a deep sea submersible 16,400 feet below the Pacific Ocean to retrieve a film capsule from an American photoreconnaissance satellite, from the now declassified Hexagon program. [Full Story

NEXT STOP: Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Weekend Stargazers

Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Weekend Stargazers

Roberto Porto

A weekend meteor shower lit up the night sky with a fiery "shooting star" display to the delight of stargazers and space photographers around the world.[Full Story

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