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#Rocket

# rocket - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

# rocket - 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.

# rocket - Monday 14 March, 2016

WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars

The key goal is to analyse methane, a gas which is created in large by living microbes.

# rocket - Monday 15 February, 2016

From The42 Ronnie O’Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was ‘too cheap’ Maximum Impact

Ronnie O’Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was ‘too cheap’

The Rocket deliberately potted a pink after his 14th red in protest.

# rocket - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Rocket's peppery taste is perfect for any salad

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From The42 That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win Rocket

That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win

Ronnie clinches evening session against Hawkins before 8pm.

# rocket - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From The42 One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile Rocket

One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile

Memphis Depay continues to impress for PSV.

# rocket - Friday 16 January, 2015

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

# rocket - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# rocket - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion - but it was just a 'mishap' Malfunction This post contains videos

NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion - but it was just a 'mishap'

The rocket was bringing supplies to the International Space Station.

# rocket - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

# rocket - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts

India’s domestically-produced Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off yesterday carrying satellites from France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.

# rocket - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The42 How does it feel to face an Anthony Nash penalty? - 'You are just saying don’t hit me please' Rocket

How does it feel to face an Anthony Nash penalty? - 'You are just saying don’t hit me please'

Former Cork selector Ger Cunningham knows all about how powerful Anthony Nash’s shots are.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The42 Ronnie O’Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat

The snooker ace was heading home with his son after losing the world championship final last night.

# rocket - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The42 Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session History Maker

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final

Mark Selby bounced back in the later frames.

# rocket - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible

We’re snooker loopy, nuts are we.

# rocket - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid 'wave of attacks' from Palestinian rockets

The attack followed Palestinian rocket fire being aimed at the Jewish state.

# rocket - Saturday 8 March, 2014

# rocket - Monday 20 January, 2014

European comet-chasing satellite awakens from hibernation

The Rosetta satellite even tweeted as Gaeilge.

# rocket - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger Notions

7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger

Our pre and post Celtic Tiger diets.

# rocket - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From The42 Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships Rocket

Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships

Stuart Bingham inflicted a 6-4 quarter-final defeat on The Rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 11 August, 2013

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it Private Spaceships This post contains videos

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

# rocket - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch Explosion This post contains videos

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch

The unmanned booster rocket was carrying three satellites when it crashed shortly after launch in Kazakhstan.

# rocket - Thursday 2 May, 2013

From The42 Steve Davis warns of Ronnie O'Sullivan 'disrespect' to snooker Snooker Loopy

Steve Davis warns of Ronnie O'Sullivan 'disrespect' to snooker

The Rocket has again threatened to pack away his cue after the weekend.

# rocket - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

From The42 'I needed to pay the school fees but snooker's not for me' - O'Sullivan says he's retiring Rocket

'I needed to pay the school fees but snooker's not for me' - O'Sullivan says he's retiring

The defending world champion eased into the semi-finals at the Crucible but insists it’s his last major event.

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan says his psychiatrist can help sort Suarez, bring title to 'Pool Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan says his psychiatrist can help sort Suarez, bring title to 'Pool

‘If Liverpool can have Steve there for four or five years, then they’ll win the Premier League.’

# rocket - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From The42 9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O'Sullivan Rocket This post contains videos

9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O'Sullivan

Want to be like (arguably) the greatest snooker player ever? Here are some quick tips.

# rocket - Friday 1 March, 2013

SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit

Three of the capsule’s four thrusters failed to fire up en route to the space station.

# rocket - Thursday 24 January, 2013

North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'

The communist state did not specify when the atomic test might be carried out.

# rocket - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket

America, China and Russia have all expressed concern about the successful launch of the rocket by North Korea – and asked all sides to avoid ‘stoking the flames’.

# rocket - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report

According to analysis of the latest satellite imagery, the entire three-stage Unha-3 carrier has been removed to a nearby assembly facility.

# rocket - Sunday 2 December, 2012

From The42 Sports Film Of The Week: Ronnie O’Sullivan, Life Stories Rocket This post contains videos

# rocket - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

From The42 World champion O'Sullivan to miss rest of season because of 'personal issues' Rocket

World champion O'Sullivan to miss rest of season because of 'personal issues'

The Rocket won’t defend his title at the Crucible… if you believe what he says today.

# rocket - Monday 8 October, 2012

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included

The commercial cargo ship is bringing 1,000 science experiments and gear to the inhabitants of the ISS – as well as a freezer of chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream.

# rocket - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.

Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.

# rocket - Sunday 24 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Impressive Sculpture Made Out of Tin Cans of the Day Canny

# rocket - Monday 7 May, 2012

From The42 Rocket man: O'Sullivan takes 10-7 lead in world snooker final Pot Luck This post contains videos

Rocket man: O'Sullivan takes 10-7 lead in world snooker final

Three time champion holds a slight advantage over Ali Carter.

# rocket - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader North Korea This post contains images

Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader

At the culmination of two weeks of celebrations marking the centenary of the birth of his grandfather, North Korea’s new leader made his first public speech since stepping into power last December.

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