British astronaut Tim Peake in action running the London marathon while strapped to a treadmill at the International Space Station. While the official 2016 London Marathon was being run in London, Peake ran 26.2 miles on a treadmill in three hours 35 minutes 21 seconds, while aboard the apace station in orbit 250km above the Earth
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This photo released by the European Space Agency shows the Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7653, which is an emission nebula located 11 000 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space
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A man controls a First Person View (FPV) multicoptermodel with video glasses during a photo preview for the ‘Intermodellbau’ trade fair on April 19, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany
Sumo wrestlers compete during the annual ‘Honozumo’ ceremonial sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo
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Tourists ride hot air balloons near the town of Goreme in Nevsehir, Turkey.
This handout image supplied by the European Space Agency (ESA), shows the Aurora Australis, southern lights, in an image taken by ESA astronaut Tim Peake from the International Space Station
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Migrants ask for help as they are approached by the SOS Mediterranee’s ship Aquarius, off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.
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An Afghan burqa clad female health worker gives a vaccination to a child during a polio campaign in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Monday
Member of the Lower House of Congress, Bruno Araujo (C) celebrates with fellow congressmen after his vote in favor of the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff was enough to confirm the process, in Brasilia, Brazil.
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An Indian man dressed as Hindu Goddess Kali puts fire in his mouth during a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad, India
The spider part of The Spider and the Fly nebulae, IC 417 in star formation, as seen in this infrared image. Located in the constellation Auriga, IC 417 lies about 10,000 light-years away. It is in the outer part of the Milky Way, almost exactly in the opposite direction from the galactic centre.
The surface of the Moon as it is observed through a telescope in Salgotarjan, Budapest, Hungary, late on Tuesday
This photograph of the moon taken by Expedition 47 Flight Engineer Tim Peake of the European Space Agency from aboard the International Space Station
French high school and university students attend a demonstration against the French labour law proposal in Nantes, France, as part of a nationwide labour reform protests and strikes. The slogan reads ” We have a leftist party who deserves to be punched”.
Indian rescue workers work on a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India. A long section collapsed, with tons of concrete and steel falling midday traffic, killing several and injuring many.
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Female Kurdish Peshmerga attend their graduation ceremony at a police academy in Zakho district of the Dohuk Governorate in Iraq
Palestinians run from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during a protest marking the 40th Land Day anniversary, outside Ofer military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on Wednesday.
A man takes a photograph of the stage before a campaign event featuring Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, USA
Kurdish Peshmerga take part their graduation ceremony at a police academy in Zakho district in Iraqi Kurdistan
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Taliban fighters hold their weapons before surrendering them to Afghan authorities in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. Around 53 Taliban fighters laid down their weapons at a ceremony, as part of a peace-reconciliation program