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  • Current events for December 25, 2017
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    Events in space history for 12/25:
    • Was Christ really born on this date? Wisemen reported a star led to the birthplace. This may have been the conjunction (alignment) of several planets, but according to astronomy no conjunction occurred on December 25th.
    • The Skylab 3 crew (Carr, Pogue, and Gibson) celebrated Christmas in Orbit (1973).
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