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# space - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up ISS

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

# space - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

# space - Sunday 8 February, 2015

# space - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

These 7 days are historically the deadliest in NASA history Space Exploration This post contains images

These 7 days are historically the deadliest in NASA history

On this day in 1986, the shuttle Challenger exploded just 73 seconds after launch.

# space - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Video: An asteroid the size of a cruise ship passed over Ireland last night

But it was never going to hit earth, thankfully.

# space - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google’s next project

Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.

# space - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did you know that the US left poo on the moon?

They did. And it was for a good reason.

# space - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Evacuation on ISS after toxic leak alarm sounds, all astronauts safe

Nasa says the no leak has yet been confirmed.

# space - Saturday 10 January, 2015

# space - Friday 9 January, 2015

Look up: You’ve two weeks to see a glowing green comet

Comet Lovejoy is paying a visit.

# space - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like

It’s chance of being habitable? “Promising.”

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.

# space - Friday 26 December, 2014

# space - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

# 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.

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