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# nasa - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks Up In Flames

Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks

There have been more than 100 serious gorse and forest fires in recent weeks.

# nasa - Monday 24 April, 2017

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

# nasa - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space Mother Nature This post contains images

# nasa - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow Dark Side Of The Moon This post contains videos

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow

Nasa has said there is no chance the asteroid will hit us, but it will be “a very close approach”.

# nasa - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

In major announcement, Nasa confirms seven Earth-like planets have been discovered

“We will never be completely sure” if there’s life there without going to these planets, researchers said.

# nasa - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

# nasa - Thursday 19 January, 2017

NASA scientists to spend eight months in Hawaiian dome for 'Mars simulation'

The study will assess the psychological difficulties associated with living in isolation.

# nasa - Monday 16 January, 2017

The last man to walk on the moon has died

Gene Cernan was 82.

# nasa - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Plans for human community on Mars pushed back by five years

Mars One said its first manned mission to the red planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026.

# nasa - Monday 31 October, 2016

When it comes to making Halloween pumpkins, NASA's carving competition is the gold standard

These people know their way around a jack-o-lantern.

# nasa - 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.

# nasa - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Nasa's Curiosity rover has sent back some holiday pics from Mars

The planet’s layered geologic past is shown in new color images returned by the unmanned rover, which is exploring lower Mount Sharp.

# nasa - Thursday 1 September, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

There were no injuries.

# nasa - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter

The Mars Orbiter has been taking stunning photos of the planet for nearly 10 years – here are the cream of the most recent crop.

# nasa - Saturday 6 August, 2016

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

# nasa - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

NASA wants to mine the moon - with a little help from Taipei

The Resource Prospector project aims to be the first mining expedition on another world.

# nasa - Monday 18 July, 2016

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

# nasa - Thursday 7 July, 2016

An Irish doctor has been picked by NASA to live under the sea

Dr Marc Ó Gríofa is going on a NASA mission to the bottom of the sea.

# nasa - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

After five years, a NASA spacecraft has reached Jupiter

“Juno, welcome to Jupiter.”

# nasa - Saturday 18 June, 2016

British astronaut lands safely on Earth after historic six-month Space trip

Tim Peake was the first astronaut to fly to space under the UK banner in 25 years.

# nasa - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Space Shuttle commander charged with the murder of teenage sisters

James Halsell Jr. smelled of alcohol after a car crash that killed the two girls.

# nasa - Sunday 8 May, 2016

A once-in-a-generation phenomenon will be played out in the sky over Ireland tomorrow

Mercury is set to pass across the sun tomorrow afternoon. You won’t see the phenomenon again this clearly until 2049.

# nasa - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD Take A Break This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD

The video was captured by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly.

# nasa - Monday 18 April, 2016

# nasa - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Nasa has found eight "potentially hazardous asteroids" - but we don't need to worry

An asteroid-hunting Nasa craft has come up with some interesting data.

# nasa - Friday 11 March, 2016

# nasa - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE Up In The Air

# nasa - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Very strange things happen to your body if you spend a year in space

You’ll get taller, but your vision might suffer.

# nasa - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Take a break and watch two astronauts return to Earth after a year in space

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko boarded the International Space Station on 27 March last year.

# nasa - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Nasa releases ‘outer-space music’ recorded on moon mission in 1969 Dark Side Of The Moon This post contains videos

Nasa releases ‘outer-space music’ recorded on moon mission in 1969

The sounds were recorded as Apollo 10 flew around the far side of the moon.

# nasa - Saturday 20 February, 2016

NASA wants to grow genetically modified potatoes on Mars Astro Spud This post contains videos

NASA wants to grow genetically modified potatoes on Mars

The spuds will first be tested at the International Potato Center in Peru.

# nasa - Saturday 13 February, 2016

An asteroid is going to swoop uncomfortably close to Earth

Before you panic: no, it’s not going to hit us — though it’s going to come tantalisingly close.

# nasa - Thursday 28 January, 2016

It’s 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched Challenger This post contains videos

It’s 30 years since a space shuttle exploded on live tv while the world watched

The Challenger disaster of 28 January 1986 killed seven astronauts, including Christa McAuliffe – the first ever teacher in space.

# nasa - Friday 15 January, 2016

Today's first ever spacewalk by a British astronaut was cut short

“I guess nothing can fully prepare for the feeling of being outside of a spacecraft in the vacuum of space.”

# nasa - Sunday 10 January, 2016

These photos are our first glimpse of the incredible tall sand dunes of Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has been on the red planet since 2012 and has just sent back these incredible, never-before-seen, photos.

# nasa - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed

The company expects to bring its first car to market in around two years time.

# nasa - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Mysterious objects from space have landed in Spain

But when you see all the stuff floating around up there, it’s not surprising.

# nasa - Saturday 3 October, 2015

The 12 most compelling scientific reasons that suggest aliens are real

Let’s look at the evidence.

# nasa - Monday 28 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Water was found on Mars… and Ireland just couldn’t resist cracking this joke SPACE DISCOVERY

Flowing water has been seen on Mars

And water could mean life.

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