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Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Tongue of the Ocean. Never heard of it? It's a 6,000 feet deep oceanic trench off the Bahamas. Its deep blue waters are visible from space. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Apollo 8 astronaut Bill Anders about his 1968 NASA mission to orbit the Moon, and his photograph called "Earth Rising" that he took on Christmas Eve 40 years ago.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz we wanted to know the birthplace of the astronomer Johannes Kepler. He was born in Weil der Stadt in southern Germany in 1571. NASA is launching a space mission named after Kepler tonight. The World's David Leveille reports.

Health & Medicine

Tight quarters

Today in Moscow six astronauts were shut up in a capsule that will remain closed for 100 days. It's part of an experiment to find out how they might cope on the journey to and from the planet Mars. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from New York Times reporter, Michael Schwirtz.

Global Politics

Space race memories

It's been 40 years since the United States' astronauts landed on the moon. It's been one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind and it appears even more of a leap for some Russians to believe. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.