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Happy World Space Week: Life Imitates Star Wars

Loretta Hidalgo Whitesides | October 8, 2012

Spaceport-America-

I felt like I was sitting in the Imperial Senate.

Kofi Annan stepped up to the podium at the United Nations with a planetary orbits logo behind him surrounded by the U.N. Olive Branches and addressed the national delegations about the importance of space exploration. The delegations sat behind their country’s nameplates, in traditional dress, some with headphones offering translations into other languages.

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