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2013: A look back on the year in space




This artist's concept shows the MAVEN spacecraft with the planet Mars in the background.
This artist's concept shows the MAVEN spacecraft with the planet Mars in the background.
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2013 was quite a year for space fans. We had that supersonic fireball explode in February over Russia, NASA launched the MAVEN mission last month to unlock the mystery of what happened to Mars' atmosphere, plus much more. 

KPCC's science correspondent Sanden Totten caught up with three space-watchers to get their favorite moments.