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# astronaut - Friday 16 November, 2012

Space man: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to give talk in Dublin
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# Space

Space man: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli to give talk in Dublin

Nov 16th 2012, 6:47 PM 3,461 Views 4 Comments

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
# Neil Armstrong

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

Aug 26th 2012, 5:15 PM 8,571 Views 26 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Aug 25th 2012, 8:19 PM 13,518 Views 105 Comments

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

# astronaut - Thursday 23 August, 2012

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

Check out this incredible photo of night-time Ireland from space

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:49 AM 24,292 Views 41 Comments

Breathtaking.

# astronaut - Monday 30 July, 2012

Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out
# LGBT Rights
# LGBT Rights

Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out

Jul 30th 2012, 6:25 PM 7,443 Views 21 Comments

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
# Space

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61

Jul 24th 2012, 8:43 AM 3,413 Views 18 Comments

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
# NASA
# NASA

Ireland to become Nasa's first international research partner

Jul 11th 2012, 10:44 AM 8,380 Views 24 Comments

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
# Down To Earth

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

Jun 30th 2012, 3:56 PM 6,795 Views 10 Comments

The three astronauts landed safely in Inner Mongolia yesterday.

# astronaut - Saturday 31 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 31st 2012, 9:15 AM 2,737 Views 8 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Mar 31st 2012, 8:44 AM 7,383 Views 0 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# astronaut - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet
# Space Bound
From The Daily Edge
# Space Bound

Ashton Kutcher wants to be a space cadet

Mar 20th 2012, 3:40 PM 2,708 Views 11 Comments

Richard Branson revealed that the actor is the latest addition to his Virgin Galactic space flight on his blog.

# astronaut - Friday 18 November, 2011

Ireland's role in keeping astronauts healthy in space
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# Space

Ireland's role in keeping astronauts healthy in space

Nov 18th 2011, 3:12 PM 2,470 Views 3 Comments

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
# Giffords

Will injured US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords run for reelection?

Nov 15th 2011, 1:49 PM 1,217 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gabrielle Giffords
# Gabrielle Giffords

Giffords discharged from hospital five months after shooting

Jun 16th 2011, 6:42 AM 244 Views 0 Comments

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