# space - Monday 24 April, 2017
The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.
# space - Saturday 22 April, 2017
# space - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
Smaller asteroids whizz by Earth several times a week.
# space - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
Nasa has said there is no chance the asteroid will hit us, but it will be “a very close approach”.
# space - Sunday 12 March, 2017
The experiment has been compared to a desert version of the Hollywood movie The Martian.
# space - Friday 10 March, 2017
Professor Peter Gallagher has been appointed as an adviser to the Director of Science at the European Space Agency.
# space - Monday 27 February, 2017
In a statement this evening, the company said that the two people had paid a “significant deposit” to travel beyond the moon.
# space - Thursday 2 February, 2017
There are plans to build an office on a site that was meant to be an underground train station.
# space - Saturday 21 January, 2017
# space - Monday 16 January, 2017
# space - Sunday 15 January, 2017
The landing comes four months after a costly launchpad explosion of a SpaceX rocket.
# space - Saturday 7 January, 2017
The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.
The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.
# space - Thursday 8 December, 2016
Mars One said its first manned mission to the red planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026.
# space - Monday 14 November, 2016
Make sure to catch a glimpse, weather pemitting of course.
# space - Sunday 30 October, 2016
Colonel Eileen Collins was speaking at a Medical Council event in Dublin.
# space - Tuesday 11 October, 2016
Johnny Sexton led a more polished Leinster display in the Guinness Pro12 clash last weekend.
# space - Monday 29 August, 2016
It’s about seeing how astronauts would survive during long-term space travel.
# space - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
Named Proxima b, the planet is in a temperate zone compatible with the presence of liquid water – a key ingredient for life.
# space - Monday 22 August, 2016
The volunteers have been living on freeze-dried food and trying to avoid personal conflicts.
# space - Thursday 7 July, 2016
Dr Marc Ó Gríofa is going on a NASA mission to the bottom of the sea.
# space - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
“Juno, welcome to Jupiter.”
# space - Saturday 18 June, 2016
Tim Peake was the first astronaut to fly to space under the UK banner in 25 years.
# space - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
The ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 is 39 light years from earth, and orbited by three planets.
# space - Sunday 1 May, 2016
A little effort can go a long way.
# space - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
The video was captured by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly.
# space - Monday 18 April, 2016
# space - Saturday 16 April, 2016
An asteroid-hunting Nasa craft has come up with some interesting data.
# space - Sunday 3 April, 2016
# space - Tuesday 29 March, 2016
Galactica takes users on a journey through space.
# space - Monday 14 March, 2016
The key goal is to analyse methane, a gas which is created in large by living microbes.
# space - Thursday 10 March, 2016
An Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Honolulu was timed to allow passengers watch the rare eclipse from 37,000 feet in the air.
# space - Sunday 6 March, 2016
You’ll get taller, but your vision might suffer.
# space - Wednesday 2 March, 2016
Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko boarded the International Space Station on 27 March last year.
# space - Tuesday 23 February, 2016
The sounds were recorded as Apollo 10 flew around the far side of the moon.
# space - Tuesday 16 February, 2016
It will be the world’s biggest radio telescope.
# space - Saturday 13 February, 2016
Before you panic: no, it’s not going to hit us — though it’s going to come tantalisingly close.
# space - Wednesday 10 February, 2016
Astronaut Tim Peake tweeted the timelapse from ISS.
# space - Sunday 7 February, 2016
# space - Wednesday 20 January, 2016
And it takes as long as 20,000 years to orbit the sun.