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#ISS

# iss - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This space Vine of sunrise over Earth is six seconds of pure awe Majestic

This space Vine of sunrise over Earth is six seconds of pure awe

As posted by astronaut Reid Wiseman.

# iss - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

# iss - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here's why you really should be following the International Space Station online

One small click of a mouse. One giant leap…

# iss - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts

SpaceX is headed by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.

# iss - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Europe's most active volcano is back with a bang

Mount Etna began eruption again on the island of Sicily last Monday.

# iss - Sunday 10 August, 2014

You think the supermoon looks cool out your window? Check it out from ISS

Oleg Artemyev did some moongazing from the space station.

# iss - Friday 8 August, 2014

Sleep deprivation is a pervasive problem for astronauts in space

An astronaut during spaceflight gets just under six hours sleep on shuttle missions.

# iss - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (...sort of)

Four Limerick students have had their experiment sent to the International Space Station, thanks to NASA.

# iss - Sunday 13 July, 2014

'It just takes your breath away': What it's like to step into space for the first time

“The city lights at night. The storms, you see lightning from above. Then you get these scenes of the moon coming up.”

# iss - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space? Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

It’s been captured in Vine format, something astronauts on the ISS are mad for these days.

# iss - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hey, that's us! Astronaut tweets shot of a (mostly) cloudless Ireland ISS

Hey, that's us! Astronaut tweets shot of a (mostly) cloudless Ireland

Thanks, Commander Reid Wiseman

Astronauts on the International Space Station are finally getting an espresso machine

The specially designed espresso machine will be able to serve hot, freshly brewed coffee while in zero gravity.

# iss - Saturday 7 June, 2014

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

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

# iss - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Enjoy Commander Hadfield's Space Oddity? Watch it quickly- it's being taken down

Hadfield spent months getting the rights, but Bowie only gave him a year to keep the video up.

# iss - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April

The ISS will be visible in the skies every night for the next seven days.

# iss - Saturday 12 April, 2014

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix

However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.

# iss - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s been talking about a man found dead in Dublin, Jenny Lauren’s €2,000 fine and Mary McAleese on the Catholic Church and homosexuality.

# iss - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

NASA: Astronauts' Christmas Eve spacewalk should not conflict with Santa's flight path ISS

NASA: Astronauts' Christmas Eve spacewalk should not conflict with Santa's flight path

The spacewalk is taking place at the moment and is being streamed live from the International Space Station.

# iss - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Spacewalking astronauts make speedy station repairs

The lads might get Christmas day off now.

# iss - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Hello, commander: Chris Hadfield is in Dublin today

Commander Chris Hadfield will be signing copies of his book An Astronaut’s Guide to Life this afternoon.

# iss - Thursday 5 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 of the best bits from Commander Chris Hadfield's AMA Space Oddity

7 of the best bits from Commander Chris Hadfield's AMA

The retired astronaut returned to Reddit for the third time to answer all our pesky questions. He really loves us.

# iss - Thursday 28 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's when you can finally meet Commander Chris Hadfield Star Man

Here's when you can finally meet Commander Chris Hadfield

He’ll be signing copies of his new book in Dublin next month.

# iss - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Hello sunshine! Astronaut snaps cloudless Dublin from ISS Space

Hello sunshine! Astronaut snaps cloudless Dublin from ISS

How long did Luca Parmitano have to wait though?

# iss - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Commander Hadfield's son made a lovely ad for his dad's book Space Fam

Commander Hadfield's son made a lovely ad for his dad's book

‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’ is out now.

# iss - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Want to see a space chase? Look skywards at 7.24pm

If you miss the chase tonight, you’ll have a chance next week.

# iss - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Pics: Soyuz wanna see a spaceship? Here's one that landed this morning in Kazakhstan International Space Station This post contains images

Pics: Soyuz wanna see a spaceship? Here's one that landed this morning in Kazakhstan

Well, more a space capsule. Three astronauts landed back on Earth today after spending almost half a year on the International Space Station.

# iss - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Russian cargo ship docks successfully at International Space Station

The ship has delivered about 2.4 metric tons of supplies to the space outpost,

# iss - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

NASA aborts spacewalk after helmet leak ISS

NASA aborts spacewalk after helmet leak

The dangerous water leak occurred in the helmet of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano about an hour into the spacewalk.

# iss - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs) Rinse And Repeat

How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs)

A zero-gravity tutorial.

# iss - Monday 3 June, 2013

Ayers Rock, the Andes and the Bahamas - as seen from space

Maybe we won’t miss Chris Hadfield that much? These spectacular images were taken by his replacement Fyodor Yurchikhin during his last mission on the ISS.

# iss - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Chris Hadfield's replacements to study plants and fire in space Space This post contains videos

Chris Hadfield's replacements to study plants and fire in space

Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin will lead his six-month mission with flight engineers Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano.

# iss - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Some of the many things we learned from Chris Hadfield’s time in space

Do you remember what his all-time favourite space food is? We’ve learned SO MUCH.

# iss - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space Om Nom Nom

Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space

“The smell is like an old friend.” Can you guess what he went for?

# iss - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Casino Royale made of Lego

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth Cmdr Hadfield This post contains videos

Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth

The astronaut bid farewell to the station yesterday with a David Bowie song – but now he’s back on earth.

Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts

With photos shared on social media and down-to-earth video interviews, Commander Chris Hadfield is surely inspiring many young people to become astronauts and to work in other areas of the space industry, writes Colm Quinn.

# iss - Monday 13 May, 2013

# iss - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk

Six-and-a-half hours of work was needed to repair a pump which is thought to have caused the ammonia leak on board the ISS.

# iss - Friday 10 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is that Ireland under all that weather? Brace Yourselves

Is that Ireland under all that weather?

Yes, it is. Batten down the hatches.

'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station

Officials are now considering whether to send ISS crew members into open space to fix the leak.