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#Astronaut

# astronaut - Friday 16 November, 2012

Space man: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to give talk in Dublin

Nespoli is in Ireland and will give a talk from 12pm – 1pm tomorrow at the Little Museum of Dublin. What would you like to ask him?

# astronaut - Sunday 26 August, 2012

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon Neil Armstrong This post contains videos

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.

# astronaut - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82 RIP This post contains videos

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82

The former NASA research pilot and engineer served as spacecraft commander on the landmark Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

# astronaut - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Check out this incredible photo of night-time Ireland from space Ireland By Night

# astronaut - Monday 30 July, 2012

Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out

The first American woman in space kept her coming out until her self-penned obituary. Some wish she’d done it earlier.

# astronaut - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61 Space This post contains videos

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61

Sally Ride was the only person to serve on the investigations into both the Challenger and Columbia disasters.

# astronaut - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Ireland to become Nasa's first international research partner

The major announcement comes as the Euroscience Open Forum, a biennial meeting on scientific research and innovation, kicks off in Dublin.

# astronaut - Saturday 30 June, 2012

In photos: Chinese astronauts crash land after almost two weeks in space Down To Earth This post contains images

In photos: Chinese astronauts crash land after almost two weeks in space

The three astronauts landed safely in Inner Mongolia yesterday.

# astronaut - Saturday 31 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge US congressional candidate can say he is an astronaut on ballot paper Astronaut

US congressional candidate can say he is an astronaut on ballot paper

A court in California has ruled that former NASA employee Jose Hernandez can keep the moniker on the ballot paper in the June vote.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# astronaut - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

# astronaut - Friday 18 November, 2011

Ireland's role in keeping astronauts healthy in space

Two European Space Agency contracts were won by two Irish men in Dublin universities, to help them undertake research on ‘accelerated ageing’ and lack of exercise in space.

# astronaut - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection? Giffords This post contains videos

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?

Giffords has had her first TV interview since she was seriously injured in January’s shooting, speaking clearly but haltingly.

# astronaut - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting

The Arizona congresswoman had spent five months in various hospitals, but will still require intense daily therapy.