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  • NASA Celebrates 'Gravity' Victory with Photos

    NASA may not have been able to predict the seven Oscars that Gravity earned last night, but it knew that the film made a big impact. To commemorate its success, the space agency posted several photos to their Flickr page, documenting an astronaut's voyage up in orbit.
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  • Mission Specialist Bruce McCandless II, is seen further away from the confines and safety of his ship than any previous astronaut has ever been in this Feb. 12, 1984, file photo.
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  • Astronaut Steven L. Smith, payload commander, retrieves a power tool while standing on the mobile foot restraint at the end of the remote manipulator system (RMS).
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  • Ed White made the United States' first spacewalk during the Gemini 4 mission in this June 3, 1965, file photo.
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  • A close-up of Astronaut John Grunsfeld shows the reflection of Astronaut Andrew Feustel, perched on the robotic arm and taking the photo.
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  • Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, an Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a 400mm lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him and the International Space Station.
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  • From 220 miles above Earth, one of the Expedition 25 crew members on the International Space Station took this night time photo featuring the bright lights of Cairo and Alexandria, Egypt on the Mediterranean coast.
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  • Beautiful Earth and NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-71), as seen from the Russian Federation Mir Space Station in this July 2, 1995, file photo.
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  • A picturesque line of thunderstorms and numerous circular cloud patterns filled the view as the International Space Station Expedition 20 crew members looked out at the limb (blue line on the horizon) of the Earth.
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  • With his feet secured on a restraint on the space station remote manipulator system's robotic arm or Canadarm2, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum, center, holds the Robotics Refueling Mission payload, which was the focus of one of the primary chores accomplished on a six and a half hour spacewalk.
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  • The thin line of Earth's atmosphere and the setting sun are featured in this image photographed by a crew member on the International Space Station while space shuttle Atlantis (STS-129) remains docked with the station in this Nov 11, 2009, file photo.
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  • Mission Specialist John Grunsfeld is positioned on a foot restraint on the end of Atlantis' remote manipulator system and Andrew Feustel (top center), mission specialist, participate in the mission's fifth and final spacewalk in this May 20, 2009, file photo.
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  • The city lights of Spain and Portugal define the Iberian Peninsula in this photograph from the International Space Station.
    NASA Earth Observatory
  • This close-up view of the eye of Hurricane Isabel was taken by one of the Expedition 7 crew members onboard the International Space Station.
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  • Expedition 27 Flight Engineer Cady Coleman peeks out of a window of the Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft shortly after she and Commander Dmitry Kondratyev and Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli landed southeast of the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, in this May 24, 2011, file photo.
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  • Russian support personnel work to help get Expedition 29 crew members out of the Soyuz TMA-02M spacecraft shortly after the capsule landed in a remote area outside of the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, in this Nov. 22, 2011, file photo.
    Bill Ingalls/NASA
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