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# iss - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Did you know you can see these things from space? Major Tom

Did you know you can see these things from space?

The divide between east and west Berlin is visible, among other things.

# iss - Friday 29 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge How fast is the Internet in space? 8 things we learned from an astronaut's son This Is Ground Control...

How fast is the Internet in space? 8 things we learned from an astronaut's son

DailyEdge.ie spoke to Evan Hadfield, the son of ISS commander Chris Hadfield.

# iss - Sunday 17 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space Spás

Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space

Yes, that’s Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station wearing a green bowtie AND recording his version of Danny Boy.

# iss - Friday 15 March, 2013

Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space ISS

Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space

Astronaut Thomas Marshburn got snap-happy when the ISS passed over Ireland. Here’s what he saw.

# iss - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield: 'A tremendous honour' to command ISS

The inspirational Canadian is into his first full day as Commander of the International Space Station – the first from his home country to take on the role.

# iss - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Are humans or robots the future of space travel? Final Frontier This post contains videos

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

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

# iss - Monday 18 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything' Ground Control To Major Tom This post contains videos

'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything'

Here are our nine favourite questions and responses from the International Space Station

# iss - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Today in space... it's Bryan Adams Everything I Do...

Today in space... it's Bryan Adams

Don’t tell me, it’s not worth fighting for…

# iss - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space

We’re not half bad looking from far away…

# iss - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

2012: The year in space exploration 2012 Review This post contains images

2012: The year in space exploration

Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.

# iss - Monday 17 December, 2012

ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.

# iss - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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

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

# iss - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

US-Russian crew blasts off for space station

NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and Russians Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin face what may be the heaviest workload in the 12-year history of the space station.

# iss - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space Starship Trooper This post contains videos

Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space

Well, she did lose her heart to a starship trooper after all.

# iss - Monday 8 October, 2012

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included

The commercial cargo ship is bringing 1,000 science experiments and gear to the inhabitants of the ISS – as well as a freezer of chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream.

# iss - Thursday 23 August, 2012

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

# iss - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight ISS

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight

This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.

# iss - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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

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

# iss - Monday 23 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night Stunning This post contains videos

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night

This may help put your Monday in perspective.

# iss - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight

The space station will be visible in the night sky later tonight.

# iss - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission SpaceX This post contains videos

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission

Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.

# iss - Friday 25 May, 2012

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail" Space This post contains videos

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"

A private company has successfully supplied cargo to the ISS for the first time on board the Dragon capsule.

# iss - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS Beam Me Up This post contains videos

Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS

Saturday’s first attempt at a launch was abandoned after engine trouble – but no such problems this time, with a payload of food – and 300 temporarily spacebound astronomy buffs.

# iss - Saturday 19 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch

The SpaceX mission was to be the first attempt by private US companies vying to take over the supply route following the end of NASA’s shuttle missions.

# iss - Friday 18 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Want to write to the International Space Station? Here's the address... Ground Control To...

Want to write to the International Space Station? Here's the address...

Astronaut Don Pettit has figured out his postal address in case you want to send* him a letter. *It may never get there.

# iss - Monday 16 April, 2012

Space station visible in Irish skies tonight

The ISS has been constantly manned for the past ten years and is about the same size as Croke Park.

# iss - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

Want to see the most expensive object ever built?

# iss - Sunday 12 February, 2012

NASA planning 'orbiting lab' space communications project

The SCaN Testbed is part of a project to build better communications in space for human exploration or travel.

# iss - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team Space This post contains videos

Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team

A piece of debris from a destroyed Chinese satellite is expected to pass close by the ISS tomorrow.

# iss - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station ISS This post contains videos

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station

The mission was delayed for two months after a similar rocket exploded shortly after take-off in August.

# iss - Monday 14 November, 2011

Watch: manned Russian Soyuz launches from Kazakhstan Space Travel This post contains videos

Watch: manned Russian Soyuz launches from Kazakhstan

Three men were on board the rocket as it heads for the International Space Station where they will remain until March next year.

# iss - Friday 5 August, 2011

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter Boldly Go This post contains videos

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

# iss - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time NASA This post contains videos

WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time

The shuttle will land back on earth this Thursday, having completed its duties at the ISS.

# iss - Friday 15 July, 2011

Watch live: Atlantis and ISS crew are holding a press conference from space

The crew are also preparing for a live call from President Barack Obama later.

# iss - Saturday 25 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday The Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s fix: Dublin’s Pride Parade, Smurfs on show and what you think about U2′s tax affairs (the answer? Not much)…

From The Daily Edge Glasto gallery: Bono leads huge singalong as protesters scuffle with security Glasto This post contains videos This post contains images

Glasto gallery: Bono leads huge singalong as protesters scuffle with security

U2 performed a career spanning set, while the crowds were greeted with: “Hello Glastonbury, from the International Space Station”…

# iss - Thursday 9 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Gaddafi ordered campaign of mass rape, ICC claims; horrific allegations of abuse emerge at Rostrevor – and the most breathtaking picture from space you’ll see all day.

# iss - Sunday 29 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home Endeavour

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

The NASA shuttle is set to undock from the International Space Station later tonight and begin the long journey back to Earth.

# iss - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

ISS astronauts land safely after five months in space

Three astronauts have safely returned to Earth after spending 157 days aboard the International Space Station.