The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on February 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission.
The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster to an orbit near Mars. Screams and cheers erupted at Cape Canaveral, Florida as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines and rumbled into the blue sky over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the US missions to Moon four decades ago.
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The World in Photos This Week

New Zealand’s Waitangi Day, snow in Europe, and Afghan refugees in Paris.

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Militants of The Movement for the Salvation of Azawad sit as they brew tea at a waypoint while patrolling along the Mali-Niger border in the Menaka region of Mali during an anti-jihadist patrol on February 4, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Souleymane AG ANARA        (Photo credit should read SOULEYMANE AG ANARA/AFP/Getty Images)

National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad fighters sit as they brew tea at a waypoint while on an anti-jihadist along the Mali-Niger border in the Menaka region of Mali on Feb. 4.

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WAITANGI, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 06:  A fleet of Waka make their way around Te Ti Bay on February 6, 2018 in Waitangi, New Zealand. The Waitangi Day national holiday celebrates the signing of the treaty of Waitangi on February 6, 1840 by Maori chiefs and the British Crown, that granted the Maori people the rights of British Citizens and ownership of their lands and other properties.  (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

A fleet of waka make their way around Te Ti Bay in Waitangi, New Zealand, on Feb. 6. The Waitangi Day national holiday celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi on February 6, 1840, by Maori chiefs and the British Crown, granting the Maori people the rights of British citizens and ownership of their lands and other properties.

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Japan's highest mountain Mt. Fuji is seen in the background over a ferris wheel during sunset at Kasai Rinkai Park in Tokyo on Feb. 6. 
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Japan's highest mountain, Mount Fuji, is seen in the background behind a ferris wheel during sunset at Kasai Rinkai Park in Tokyo on Feb. 6.

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A cat named 'James' wearing a collar and tie yawns by the window of the Ecuadorian Embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up for over five years on Feb. 6. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS        (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

A cat named James wearing a collar and tie yawns by the window of the Ecuadorian Embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up for over five years, on Feb. 6.

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Traders signal offers in the S&P options pit at the Cboe Global Markets, Inc. exchange (previously referred to as CBOE Holdings, Inc.) on Feb. 6, in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Traders signal offers in the S&P options pit at the Cboe Global Markets, Inc. exchange in Chicago on Feb. 6.

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Female members of the Shadow Cabinet and Labour politicians stand on college green with a '100 Years of Women Voting' banner in London, England on Feb. 6. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Female members of the shadow cabinet and Labour politicians stand on College Green with a “100 Years of Women Voting” banner in London on Feb. 6.

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TOPSHOT - A crew member of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules readies the plane during the REAL THAW 2018 (RT18) exercise at Air Base number 5 in Monte Real, central Portugal, on February 6, 2018.
REAL THAW 2018 (RT18) is a Portuguese Air Force exercise that takes place in Monte Real Air Force Base from January 29 to February 9, 2018. This year's edition, with 35 aircraft and 1500 personnel, has the participation of the Portuguese Air Force, Army and Navy and military forces from Denmark, Spain, France, the Netherlands, the United States of America and NATO. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG        (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

A crew member of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules readies the plane during the Real Thaw 2018 exercise at Air Base No. 5 in Monte Real, Portugal, on Feb. 6.

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A man carries a child as he flees from reported Syrian air force strikes that hit the rebel-held town of Saqba, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, on February 6, 2018.
Fresh regime strikes on a besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus killed more than 60 civilians on February 6, despite mounting Western pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. / AFP PHOTO / ABDULMONAM EASSA        (Photo credit should read ABDULMONAM EASSA/AFP/Getty Images)

A man carries a child as he flees from reported Syrian Air Force strikes that hit the rebel-held town of Saqba in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus, on Feb. 6. Fresh regime strikes on a besieged rebel-held enclave near Damascus killed more than 60 civilians despite mounting Western pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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A full face reconstruction model made from the skull of a 10,000 year old man, known as 'Cheddar Man', Britain's oldest complete skeleton is pictured during a press preview at the National History Museum in London on February 6, 2018.
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A full face reconstruction model made from the skull of a 10,000-year-old man, known as Cheddar Man — Britain's oldest complete skeleton — is pictured during a press preview at the National History Museum in London on Feb. 6.

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The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on February 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission.
The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster to an orbit near Mars. Screams and cheers erupted at Cape Canaveral, Florida as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines and rumbled into the blue sky over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the US missions to Moon four decades ago.
 / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Feb. 6. The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's red Tesla roadster.

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TOPSHOT - A train of the Harzer Schmalspurbahn (Harz narrow gauge train) makes its way through the snowy landscape at the Brocken mountain near Schierke in the Harz region, central Germany, on February 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Klaus-Dietmar Gabbert / Germany OUT        (Photo credit should read KLAUS-DIETMAR GABBERT/AFP/Getty Images)

A Harzer Schmalspurbahn (Harz Narrow Gauge) train makes its way through the snowy landscape at the Brocken mountain near Schierke in the Harz region, central Germany, on Feb. 6.

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Diploma student Olivia Steed-Mundin poses with display of Phalaenopsis hybrid orchids during a press preview of the Thai Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens on February 8, 2018 in London, England. Running from February 10 to March 11, the event showcases the flowers, culture and cuisine of Thailand.  (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Diploma student Olivia Steed-Mundin poses with a display of Phalaenopsis hybrid orchids during a press preview of the Thai Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens in London on Feb. 8. Running from Feb. 10 to March 11, the event showcases the flowers, culture, and cuisine of Thailand.

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A man hangs a wish ribbon at a lantern show  in Xi an, China on Feb. 8, 2018 (VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

A man hangs a wish ribbon at a lantern show in Xi'an, China, on Feb. 8.

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Taxidermist Mikala Bagge evaluates the damages on the Emil Nolde painting " Dinner in Emmaus" with the help of UV lighting at the Danish National Museum in Brede, near Copenhagen, Denmark on February 08, 2018.
After having been stolen in 2014 in Oelstrup church close to Ringkoebing in Denmark and emerged in Germany in january 2018 the painting, which has an estimated value of 10 million danish kroner, arrived at the Danish National Museum and will now undergo restoration. / AFP PHOTO / Ritzau Scanpix AND Scanpix / Nikolai Linares / Denmark OUT        (Photo credit should read NIKOLAI LINARES/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservator Mikala Bagge evaluates the damages on the Emil Nolde painting Dinner in Emmaus with the help of UV lighting at the Danish National Museum in Brede, near Copenhagen, Denmark on Feb. 8. After having been stolen in 2014 in an Oelstrup church close to Ringkoebing in Denmark and re-emerging in Germany in January 2018, the painting arrived at the Danish National Museum and will now undergo restoration.

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A man looks at a monumental fiberglass sculpture of a Formula One model car called "Werika" ("Eagle") worked in Huichol art and placed along Reforma avenue as part of an exposition called "Exposicion Huichol Mas Grande del Mundo" in Mexico City, on February 8, 2018. 
One hundred Wixarikas indigenous artists from the social and cultural company Paricuta made 10 monumental works of art inspired by sports and nature, which were put on public display on the street. / AFP PHOTO / YURI CORTEZ        (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

A man looks at a monumental fiberglass sculpture of a Formula One model car called Werika (Eagle), part of an exposition called "Exposicion Huichol Mas Grande del Mundo" in Mexico City, on Feb. 8. One hundred Wixarikas indigenous artists from the social and cultural company Paricuta made 10 monumental works of art inspired by sports and nature, which were put on public display on the street.

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Dippy the dinosaur, a diplodocus skeleton on loan from the Natural History Museum is unveiled at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester on the first stage of an eight-stop tour of the UK on Feb. 9. Some 5 million people are expected to see Dippy over the next two years at venues ranging from the Welsh assembly to Norwich Cathedral.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Dippy the dinosaur, a diplodocus skeleton on loan from the Natural History Museum, is unveiled at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester on the first stage of an eight-stop tour of the United Kingdom on Feb. 9.

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Air bubbles are trapped in a frozen pond at the Georgengarten garden of the Herrenhaeuser Gaerten public park in Hanover, northern Germany, on February 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Julian Stratenschulte / Germany OUT        (Photo credit should read JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Air bubbles are trapped in a frozen pond at the Georgengarten garden of the Herrenhaeuser Gaerten public park in Hanover, northern Germany, on Feb. 9.

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A Palestinian youth brandishes a plastic cap gun during clashes with Israeli security forces in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron on February 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / HAZEM BADER        (Photo credit should read HAZEM BADER/AFP/Getty Images)

A Palestinian youth brandishes a plastic cap gun during clashes with Israeli security forces in the city center of the West Bank town of Hebron on Feb. 9.

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Japanese (left) and Taiwanese rescue workers (right) look at the Yun Tsui building (center), which is leaning at a precarious angle, in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 9, after the city was hit by a 6.4-magnitude quake late on Feb. 6. (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese (left) and Taiwanese (right) rescue workers look at the Yun Men Tsui Ti building, which is leaning at a precarious angle, in the Taiwanese city of Hualien on Feb. 9, after the city was hit by a 6.4-magnitude quake late on Feb. 6.

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A military parade to marking the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on Feb. 8, 2018. (Korean Central News Agency)

A military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on Feb. 8.

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Christians pray on the anointing stone inside the Holy Sepulchre church, one of the holiest place for Christians, in the Old City of Jerusalem, on February 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX        (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Christians pray on the anointing stone inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest place for Christians, in the Old City of Jerusalem on Feb. 9.

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Karthik, a 27-year-old hippopotamus, opens its mouth in its enclosure at the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bangalore on February 9, 2018.

  / AFP PHOTO / MANJUNATH KIRAN        (Photo credit should read MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Karthik, a 27-year-old hippopotamus, opens its mouth in its enclosure at the Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bangalore on Feb. 9.

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Smoke billows in the Deir Ballut region in northern Syria, where Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebel groups are conducting an offensive on February 9, 2018 as seen from the northern border Syrian town of Atmah.  / AFP PHOTO / OMAR HAJ KADOUR        (Photo credit should read OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Smoke billows in the Deir Ballut region in northern Syria, where Turkish forces and allied Syrian rebel groups are conducting an offensive, on Feb. 9, as seen from the northern border Syrian town of Atmah.

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Afghan refugees gather in a makeshift camp as snow falls in Paris on February 9, 2018.
The north-west of France has received fresh snowfall, affecting transport in the Ile-de-France region especially in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET        (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan refugees gather in a makeshift camp as snow falls in Paris on Feb. 9.

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Iraqis carry mock coffins for those who were killed during a protest for electoral reform on February 11, 2017, as they march during a protest in Baghdad's Tahrir Square, on February 9, 2018.
A year ago thousands of Sadr supporters and other Iraqis staged a demonstration demanding the country's election commissioners be replaced and the electoral law overhauled. The protest turned violent when some demonstrators tried to force their way through a security cordon to head to the seat of the electoral commission in the heavily fortified Green Zone. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE        (Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqis carry mock coffins for those who were killed during a protest for electoral reform on Feb. 11, 2017, as they march during a protest in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Feb. 9.

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A feminist woman wearing a cap with a pin depicting two nuns kissing, takes in a protest in front of the court in Buenos Aires on Feb. 6.
People demonstrated in support of the matrimony of Mariana Gomez and Rocio Girat who reported a sexual orientation presecution by the Police after being arrested smoking in a no smoking area. / AFP PHOTO / JUAN MABROMATA        (Photo credit should read JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

A feminist woman wearing a cap with a pin depicting two nuns kissing takes in a protest in front of the court in Buenos Aires on Feb. 6.

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Saudi soldiers stand guard as a Saudi air force cargo plane, carrying aid, lands at an airfield in Yemen's central province of Marib, on February 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ABDULLAH AL-QADRY        (Photo credit should read ABDULLAH AL-QADRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi soldiers stand guard as a Royal Saudi Air Force cargo plane carrying aid lands at an airfield in Yemen's central province of Marib, on Feb. 8.

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