Hélène Hofman is a GlobalPost Breaking News Writer based in Melbourne, Australia. She also works for ABC Radio Australia and Radio France Internationale, and has contributed to The Irish Times, The Age and RTE, among others. Hélène has travelled extensively across five continents and reported from Ireland, France, Australia, New Caledonia, Sri Lanka, and mostly recently, East Timor.
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The US space agency says its the "next thing best thing to being there."
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