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# 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.

# nasa - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

A death threat by an AAA councillor, Rosanna Davison’s new book and a destroyed temple in Syria…

From Business ETC Watch NASA deliberately crash a load of spaceships* Smash

Watch NASA deliberately crash a load of spaceships*

*As well as a number of aircrafts for good measure.

# nasa - Monday 24 August, 2015

Can you tell Jupiter’s moon from a frying pan?

It’s harder than you think.

# nasa - Friday 21 August, 2015

Good news: The world is NOT going to be hit by a giant asteroid

Tales of our planet’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.

# nasa - Monday 17 August, 2015

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

The timelapse was taken during a sunrise.

# nasa - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet Home From Home This post contains videos

Twins? Not quite. But Nasa has found the most Earth-like planet yet

Pack your bags though, it’s quite a trip.

# nasa - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Tiny steel part blamed for rocket explosion that caused $110 million damage

Back to the drawing board for Elon Musk’s company.

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years Wow

This is the first full photo of earth taken in 43 years

And it’s pretty impressive.

# nasa - Monday 20 July, 2015

Want to help save this very famous spacesuit?

The suits weren’t meant to last forever – which is why the Smithsonian wants to conserve this one.

# nasa - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

# nasa - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

# nasa - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This simple GIF shows you everything we learned about Pluto today Hi Pluto

Take a look at Pluto as you’ve never seen it

As no-one has ever seen it really – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is currently as close to the distant (former) planet as any probe in history.

# nasa - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Nasa just released the clearest photo you’ve ever seen of Pluto

It has never been seen in such detail.

# nasa - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday! Here’s all the news you need to know.

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