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# final-frontier - This year 2022

Government to seek Dáil approval for Outer Space Treaty
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Government to seek Dáil approval for Outer Space Treaty

Jun 28th 2022, 8:57 PM 19,252 Views 28 Comments

The number of companies based in Ireland now taking part in space activities has risen 60% since 2015.

Being kings of Europe will give Man City the credit we deserve – Pep Guardiola
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From The42
# Final Frontier

Being kings of Europe will give Man City the credit we deserve – Pep Guardiola

Apr 9th 2022, 11:20 PM 4,180 Views 7 Comments

The Premier League leaders face title rivals Liverpool on Sunday.

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted

Apr 7th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,243 Views 7 Comments

The galaxy candidate is some 13.5 billion light-years away, and scientists are speculating what exactly it is.

Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime
# Space
# Space

Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime

Mar 13th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,454 Views 7 Comments

The space exploration advocate makes the case for continuing to look up and learn from the cosmos.

# final-frontier - Last year 2021

Amazon's Jeff Bezos just launched himself to the edge of space
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Amazon's Jeff Bezos just launched himself to the edge of space

Jul 20th 2021, 1:41 PM 21,228 Views 60 Comments

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson made the voyage on 11 July, narrowly beating Bezos.

# final-frontier - All time

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,517 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

Clinching back to back All-Ireland senior football titles is the last hurdle for this Dublin team to cross
# Final Frontier
From The42
# Final Frontier

Clinching back to back All-Ireland senior football titles is the last hurdle for this Dublin team to cross

Sep 12th 2016, 6:49 PM 5,426 Views 14 Comments

Retain Sam next Sunday and they are up there with the greats, says Ray Cosgrove.

So this is what the dark side of the moon looks like
# Space Video
# Space Video

So this is what the dark side of the moon looks like

Aug 6th 2015, 9:08 AM 16,758 Views 25 Comments

A new view from a million miles away.

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it

Jul 14th 2015, 2:16 PM 18,356 Views 42 Comments

As no-one has ever seen it really – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is currently as close to the distant (former) planet as any probe in history.

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

Jun 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 25,668 Views 80 Comments

They launched a crowdfunding campaign today and hope the ‘sexploration’ will begin in 2016.

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe
# Hubble At 25
# Hubble At 25

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe

Apr 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 19,117 Views 53 Comments

We have much to thank Hubble for at its 25th birthday.

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)
# Amateur Astronomer
# Amateur Astronomer

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)

Feb 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,037 Views 28 Comments

Colour and light.

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth

Nov 29th 2014, 3:58 PM 13,495 Views 16 Comments

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,060 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie
# Greetings Earthlings
# Greetings Earthlings

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

Jun 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 10,240 Views 20 Comments

“This is me at work #busy #casualTuesday #cantwaittilpayday”

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space
# Final Frontier
From The Daily Edge
# Final Frontier

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Jun 7th 2014, 11:38 AM 2,932 Views 3 Comments

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
# Hubble Hubble
# Hubble Hubble

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Jun 4th 2014, 4:13 PM 12,786 Views 29 Comments

Shiny!

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)
# Brother From Another Mother
# Brother From Another Mother

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)

Apr 17th 2014, 10:53 PM 22,112 Views 84 Comments

The planet is snappily named Kepler 186f.

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn
# Whole Of The Moon
# Whole Of The Moon

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn

Apr 16th 2014, 9:54 PM 12,196 Views 15 Comments

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like

Apr 15th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,928 Views 32 Comments

Futuristic.

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study
# Clear Eyes Round Heart
# Clear Eyes Round Heart

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study

Mar 29th 2014, 4:15 PM 8,656 Views 5 Comments

Astronauts’ hearts also got weaker because the heart doesn’t work as hard in space, say researchers.

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials

Feb 13th 2014, 9:54 AM 7,763 Views 16 Comments

Officials in China say there are new hopes that the Jade Rabbit lunar rover can be repaired after suffering a malfunction.

Key steps as Asian countries speed up in space race
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Key steps as Asian countries speed up in space race

Dec 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 6,269 Views 40 Comments

China had another first this month with its moon rover – but its neighbours are not far behind.

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon

Dec 14th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,840 Views 71 Comments

It is the first time in almost four decades that a spacecraft has landed on the moon.

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen

Oct 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 19,878 Views 19 Comments

From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.

Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study
# Red Planet
# Red Planet

Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study

Sep 19th 2013, 10:14 PM 6,893 Views 42 Comments

New findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover found only tiny amounts of methane gas in the atmosphere, making it unlikely that there was life on Mars.

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...
# Galaxy Quest
# Galaxy Quest

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...

Sep 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,494 Views 27 Comments

Two groups of astronomers have used data from ESO telescopes to make the best three-dimensional map yet of the centre of our galaxy. Turns out it’s shaped a bit like a peanut…

Space rat! Bob Geldof could become first Irishman in space
# Space
# Space

Space rat! Bob Geldof could become first Irishman in space

Sep 10th 2013, 6:52 PM 6,117 Views 32 Comments

The Boomtown Rats front-man accepted to offer to go up to space as part of the commercial Space Expedition Corporation flight.

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 4,604 Views 24 Comments

“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy

Jan 28th 2013, 5:55 PM 15,392 Views 101 Comments

This little guy is the Yuri Gagarin of Iran’s monkeys. He looks pretty unhappy about that, though.

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station
# Look Up
# Look Up

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:34 PM 11,202 Views 9 Comments

NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth

Oct 11th 2012, 9:29 PM 13,685 Views 59 Comments

The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars
# Mars Landing
# Mars Landing

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars

Aug 6th 2012, 12:13 PM 6,941 Views 36 Comments

It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.

VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today
# Mars Landing
# Mars Landing

VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today

Aug 6th 2012, 10:03 AM 5,308 Views 34 Comments

Mars Landing! Whoo!

Google and NASA offer virtual tours of the Kennedy Space Centre
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Google and NASA offer virtual tours of the Kennedy Space Centre

Aug 4th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,685 Views 2 Comments

NASA gave Google Maps photographers unprecedented access to the centre.

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?
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# Final Frontier

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,018 Views 4 Comments

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?
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# Final Frontier

Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?

Jul 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,153 Views 26 Comments

Mankind’s fascination with space has long sparked fantasies of living away from Earth, but is this any closer to becoming a reality?

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto
# Space
# Space

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto

Jul 11th 2012, 11:25 PM 5,397 Views 31 Comments

The irregular-shaped moon is less than 23 km wide, according to NASA. No wonder they never spotted it before now…

Want to ask the head of NASA some questions? Here's how.
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# Final Frontier

Want to ask the head of NASA some questions? Here's how.

Jul 7th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,221 Views 10 Comments

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be in Dublin next week and he’ll be answering questions from people on Twitter.

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?
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# Final Frontier

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?

Jun 26th 2012, 6:39 PM 8,897 Views 49 Comments

The spacecraft, which was launched in 1977, appears to be on the verge of becoming the first spaceship to leave the solar system. Bon voyage…

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