The US wants a ‘Space Force’ to be the sixth branch of the US military. Shutterstock/Carlos Romero

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A firefighter runs after trying to save a home in Lakeport, California, suffering its biggest fires ever. AP Photo/Noah Berger

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A composite image of Olympus Mons on Mars, the tallest known volcano and mountain in the Solar System. Author: NASA

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Residents near big solar projects are often concerned they cause glare and noise. Electrical and Mechanical Services Department Headquarters rooftop solar, Hong Kong/Wikimedia Commons

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