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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/16

    People smeared with coloured powder celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colours, at a university in Calcutta, India. The traditional event heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/16

    People smeared with coloured powder celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colours, at a university in Calcutta, India. The traditional event heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Holidays in Space

    Cosmonauts Vladimir N. Dezhurov (l.) and Mikhail Tyurin, both Expedition 3 flight engineers representing Rosaviakosmos, eat a Thanksgiving meal in the Zvezda Service Module on the International Space Station in 2001.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Ignition

    Fire acts differently in space than on Earth. Sandra Olson, an aerospace engineer at NASA's Glenn Research Center, demonstrates just how differently in her art. This artwork is comprised of multiple overlays of three separate microgravity flame images. Each image is of flame spread over cellulose paper in a spacecraft ventilation flow in microgravity. The different colors represent different chemical reactions within the flame.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/08

    An East European steppe eagle named Steppi starts from the hand of keeper Didi Wechselberger in Mayrhofen, Austria, on Friday. The eagle is training to star in a daily bird show where he will be able to demonstrate his unique natural behaviors and physical features.

  • Anna Chapman, glamorous Russian spy, bids farewell to astronauts

    Anna Chapman, glamorous Russian spy, bids farewell to astronauts

    Anna Chapman, the Russian spy deported from the US, is living the life of a celebrity at home, defying espionage convention and casting doubt over whether she was ever a real spy.

  • Russian Soyuz rocket launches three new crew toward space station

    Russian Soyuz rocket launches three new crew toward space station

    A trio of spaceflyers, including one American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, blasted off for the International Space Station tonight onboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft.

  • Amelia Earhart's watch brought to International Space Station

    Amelia Earhat's watch, which the famed aviator wore on two trans-Atlantic flights was brought aboard the International Space Station 82 years to the day after her first flight.

  • In Pictures Preparing for blast off

    Former Microsoft software developer Charles Simonyi flies during a parabolic flight aboard a zero-gravity simulator, a Russian IL-76 MDK aircraft used for astronauts' training flights in weightlessness, in Star City outside Moscow, on Feb. 26, 2007. As the world's fifth space tourist, Simonyi blasted off to the International Space Station on April 7, 2007.