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#Astronaut

# astronaut - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Pictures: After 9 months in space, record-breaking astronaut returns to Earth

Peggy and two of her colleagues landed in Kazakhstan this morning.

# astronaut - Saturday 17 June, 2017

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope' Walking In Space This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope'

A former Nasa astronaut talks to us about his time in space, and the goal of humans reaching Mars.

# astronaut - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Concern for Buzz Aldrin's health as he is evacuated from South Pole

The second man on the moon was there as part of a tourist group.

# astronaut - Sunday 30 October, 2016

First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump

Colonel Eileen Collins was speaking at a Medical Council event in Dublin.

# astronaut - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This astronaut just took a gorgeous photo of Ireland from space to celebrate Paddy's Day Looking Well

# astronaut - Saturday 26 December, 2015

‘Hello, is this planet Earth?’: Astronaut apologises after calling wrong number from space

Tim Peake, the first Briton to visit the ISS, phoned the wrong number from space yesterday.

# astronaut - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

UK astronaut Tim Peake arrives at International Space Station

The 43-year-old said he would call his relatives from space to wish them a merry Christmas.

# astronaut - Monday 17 August, 2015

The best place to see the Northern Lights? From space...

The timelapse was taken during a sunrise.

# astronaut - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

They launched a crowdfunding campaign today and hope the ‘sexploration’ will begin in 2016.

# astronaut - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

Before you can become an astronaut – you need to learn how to be an aquanaut.

# astronaut - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Dublin artist’s amazing astronaut mural is Chris Hadfield-approved Out Of This World

This Dublin artist’s amazing astronaut mural is Chris Hadfield-approved

Is there higher praise than that? We don’t think so.

# astronaut - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This teen sent her astronaut dad a desert message he could see from space Up In The Air

# astronaut - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Get your glasses out.

# astronaut - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This astronaut's amazing NASA portrait just needs to be seen Space Dogs

This astronaut's amazing NASA portrait just needs to be seen

Every photo should have more dogs.

# astronaut - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015 Optimism

Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015

“Our world is a better place than we often claim it to be.”

# astronaut - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Ireland's favourite astronaut is back in town...

… and he’s brought his guitar.

# astronaut - Saturday 29 November, 2014

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

# astronaut - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

# astronaut - Sunday 2 November, 2014

# astronaut - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space? Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

It’s been captured in Vine format, something astronauts on the ISS are mad for these days.

# astronaut - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space Final Frontier

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

# astronaut - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Whoops... Media outlets duped by North Korea 'rocket to the sun' story

A raft of sites have been taken by the ‘Waterford Whispers’ report on North Korea’s out-of-this-world claims — including our own Sunday World.

# astronaut - Friday 10 January, 2014

From space hero to tourism ambassador: Chris Hadfield returns to give Ireland's attractions a boost

The astronaut will spend the next few days as a ‘tourist’ as part of a promotional drive aimed at reaching his million-plus Twitter followers.

# astronaut - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth Space Oddity

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again…on Earth

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

# astronaut - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's when you can finally meet Commander Chris Hadfield Star Man

Here's when you can finally meet Commander Chris Hadfield

He’ll be signing copies of his new book in Dublin next month.

# astronaut - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space

The Voyager 1 probe was launched in 1977 on a mission to explore the outer planets. It will continue to drift across the galaxy, carrying discs of greetings from planet Earth…

# astronaut - Friday 16 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Commander Chris Hadfield is coming to Ireland Star Man

Commander Chris Hadfield is coming to Ireland

He’ll need to brush up on his Gaeilge.

# astronaut - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7-year-old boy writes to NASA, gets amazing reply NASA

7-year-old boy writes to NASA, gets amazing reply

Here’s the full correspondence, as revealed by Dexter’s dad.

Finglas student bids to become first Irish man in space

Seán Corcoran, a second year Software Engineering student from Finglas, will battle it out against 200 other potential astronauts from across Ireland and Britain for the chance to board a space flight next year.

# astronaut - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space Om Nom Nom

Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space

“The smell is like an old friend.” Can you guess what he went for?

# astronaut - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts

With photos shared on social media and down-to-earth video interviews, Commander Chris Hadfield is surely inspiring many young people to become astronauts and to work in other areas of the space industry, writes Colm Quinn.

# astronaut - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes

Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.

# astronaut - Monday 18 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything' Ground Control To Major Tom This post contains videos

'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything'

Here are our nine favourite questions and responses from the International Space Station

# astronaut - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Column: Why I want to be Ireland's first female astronaut Read Me This post contains images

Column: Why I want to be Ireland's first female astronaut

Engineer, Norah Patten, has always been fascinated with space and has even made a career out of it. Now she wants to be Ireland’s first female astronaut. Here she tells us why.

# astronaut - Monday 14 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: The "delicious" food astronauts eat in space Space Stew

# astronaut - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space

We’re not half bad looking from far away…

# astronaut - Saturday 24 November, 2012

'We aren't superheroes': An astronaut tells all

Paolo Nespoli has been to space twice – and thinks that it won’t be long before space tourism is a reality.

# astronaut - Friday 16 November, 2012

Space man: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to give talk in Dublin

Nespoli is in Ireland and will give a talk from 12pm – 1pm tomorrow at the Little Museum of Dublin. What would you like to ask him?

# astronaut - Sunday 26 August, 2012

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon Neil Armstrong This post contains videos

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.

# astronaut - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82 RIP This post contains videos

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82

The former NASA research pilot and engineer served as spacecraft commander on the landmark Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

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