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Space-Age Halloween! The Best Space Costumes of 2017

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Space.com staff celebrates Halloween at the office in New York City. In 2016, associate editor Sarah Lewin dressed up as Tabby's Star, the possible "alien megastructure." Staff writer Hanneke Weitering dressed up as Saturn, the hula hooping champion of the solar system. (Image credit: Steve Spaleta)

Happy Halloween! Space fans have come up with some pretty stellar costumes this year. From rocket cats to astro-babies and ghosts of spacecraft past, here are some of the best space-themed Halloween costumes we've seen this year.

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Can't get enough of these amazing space costumes? Check out our picks for the best space-themed Halloween costumes of 2016.

Email Hanneke Weitering at hweitering@space.com or follow her @hannekescience. Follow us @Spacedotcom, Facebook and Google+. Original article on Space.com.

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Hanneke Weitering

SPACE.COM ASSOCIATE EDITOR — Hanneke joined the team at Space.com in August 2016 as a staff writer and producer. She has previously written for Scholastic, MedPage Today, Scienceline and Oak Ridge National Lab. After studying physics at the University of Tennessee in her home town of Knoxville, she earned her graduate degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP) from New York University.