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Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
European Space Agency rocket launch to be livestreamed thanks to Irish-designed video system
Last year
2023
Ireland's first satellite, built and designed by UCD students, has been launched into orbit
Europe's JUICE mission blasts off towards Jupiter's icy moons after yesterday's false start
ESA mission to explore Jupiter’s moons postponed due to risk of lightning
Large asteroid to safely zoom between Earth and Moon this evening in once-in-a-decade event
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British medic set to become first astronaut recruit with a disability
European Space Agency: Majority say Ireland’s contribution should not increase beyond €20m
What does membership of the European Space Agency mean to Ireland?
The first-ever Irish-made satellite could be orbiting the planet next year
China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth
A moment in the sun: Meet the Irish spacetech entrepreneurs boldly growing
Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space
WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars
We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age
Carla Hayes
After a seven month nap, the tiny Philae probe has woken up and made contact
People are emotional about the tiny comet lander finally waking up from its nap
Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday
A decade of observing Earth from space has given us these breathtaking views
Look at the smiley face NASA found in space
A robot missing since 2003 has been found on Mars
The last tweets from the comet lander are pretty heartbreaking...
Philae probe has fallen asleep after its batteries ran out
Philae seems to be stuck under a cliff with one leg dangling in space
Here's what Comet 67P would look like if it landed in Cork City
Ever wanted to see a comet up close? You're in luck
Comets smell like a mix of rotten eggs, horse pee, alcohol and almonds
Here's why you really should be following the International Space Station online
Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related
Comet-chasing probe sends back pics of 'strange-looking potato' formation
These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize
Watch: This is what it looks like to be blasted into space on the side of a rocket
ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today
European comet-chasing satellite awakens from hibernation
Europe's €740 million star-hunting telescope 'Gaia' enters Earth orbit
ESA launches rocket that will create a detailed map of the Milky Way
Urban beauties: Incredible view of cities from space
European space mission to explore strange changes in Earth’s magnetism
European satellite to crash to earth this weekend
NASA aborts spacewalk after helmet leak
New solar storm detection centre for Europe