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Space flight, 2012
Platt, Donald Micro Aerospace Solutions, Inc., Melbourne, Florida.
- Human space flight
- Robotic solar system exploration
- Other activities
- Launch summary
- Additional Reading
The year 2012 was a year of transition for space travel and exploration. NASA's space shuttles were all moved to museums around the country. The largest planetary rover, Curiosity, was landed by NASA on Mars. The private company SpaceX conducted the first-ever commercial supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). China launched its first female astronaut and North Korea its first successful satellite.
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