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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 22 December, 2014


# space - Friday 5 December, 2014

Orion: A successful Planet Earth landing for NASA’s latest test-flight

The craft flew further and faster than any capsule built for humans since the Apollo moon program — 42 years ago.

# space - 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.

# space - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what Thanksgiving dinner in space looks like Thanksgiving In Space

This is what Thanksgiving dinner in space looks like

Irradiated smoked turkey, anyone?

# space - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Here’s what Comet 67P would look like if it landed in Cork City

It’s safe to say Elysian wouldn’t look so tall anymore.

From The Daily Edge This scientist helped land a spacecraft on a comet, but everyone is angry with him over his shirt Rosetta

Virgin Galactic pilot describes unbuckling from his seat as it plummeted to Earth

Pilot Siebold has now been discharged from hospital.

# space - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

# space - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Space exploration has a new major player in town…Google

The giant web company is spending nearly €1 billion on a San Francisco air base.

# space - Monday 10 November, 2014

Ever wanted to see a comet up close? You’re in luck

The photos were shot from a distance of 30km or less.

# space - Saturday 8 November, 2014

These stunning Hubble images show us the secrets of the universe

And a lot of pretty colours as well.

# space - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

These nighttime photos from the International Space Station look like something out of a horror movie

Working on space can, no doubt, be a breathtaking experience on occasion. But it looks like it can get a little creepy out there sometimes too…

# space - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space…

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

# space - Monday 3 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device “prematurely deployed”

The initial suspicions come as allegations of poor safety practices are being made.

# space - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# space - Thursday 30 October, 2014

They still don’t know why the US space rocket exploded – but they’re blaming the Russians

Fingers are being pointed at the 1960s era Russian rocket used by Orbital Sciences.

# space - Saturday 25 October, 2014

# space - Monday 20 October, 2014

A huge comet that’s as solid as a pile of talcum powder just buzzed by Mars

The comet, known as Siding Spring, whizzed past Mars yesterday. Three NASA spacecraft had to take shelter behind the Red Planet as the close encounter took place.

# space - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Rosetta spacecraft took an incredible ‘selfie’ with a comet Selfie

# space - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space ISS

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space

It was filmed from the International Space Station from Commander Reid Wiseman.

# space - Sunday 12 October, 2014

This is what a massive typhoon looks like from space

Southern Japanese islands are being battered by the Typhoon Vongfong.

# space - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Watch: NASA’s first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now

US based space walks were curtailed last year after an Italian astronaut nearly drowned.

# space - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This space Vine of sunrise over Earth is six seconds of pure awe Majestic

This space Vine of sunrise over Earth is six seconds of pure awe

As posted by astronaut Reid Wiseman.

# space - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

The US and Russia tried it but India is the first country to enter Mars on its first attempt

Indian Prime Minister Nahendra Modi said “this is better than the cricket team.”

# space - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From Business ETC Nearly half of all active iPhones and iPads are running iOS 8 Quick Uptake

Nearly half of all active iPhones and iPads are running iOS 8

46% of active iOS devices have downloaded the new update which ties in with the release of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus later this week.

# space - Monday 22 September, 2014

After hitting the brakes from 10,000 mph, Nasa’s newest Mars orbiter is circling the red planet

Maven is joining a growing number of probes observing Mars from above.

# space - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here’s why you really should be following the International Space Station online

One small click of a mouse. One giant leap…

# space - Friday 19 September, 2014

‘It’s not like Star Trek’: This is a big weekend for NASA’s plans to land a human on Mars

The MAVEN spacecraft, a scout for human explorers, is approaching the red planet

# space - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Column: ‘Music isn’t just about what you hear. Where and how we hear it can have just as much impact’

Composer Fergal Dowling talks about two new site-specific concerts programmed in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.

# space - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia

Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.

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.

# space - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: Could comets have delivered the precursors of life?

The Rosetta spacecraft is searching for clues about the beginning of our solar system.

# space - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A NASA telescope has captured this picture of a black hole*

*Or at least what they think it might look like.

# space - Monday 11 August, 2014

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

# space - Sunday 10 August, 2014

You think the supermoon looks cool out your window? Check it out from ISS

Oleg Artemyev did some moongazing from the space station.

# space - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here’s how to keep up to date with all things space-related

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# space - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Rosetta spacecraft reaches comet it’s been chasing for ten years

For today, Rosetta will travel alongside the comet but will later start its orbits.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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