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#Outer Space

# outer-space - Friday 15 May, 2015

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.

# outer-space - Saturday 8 November, 2014

These stunning Hubble images show us the secrets of the universe

And a lot of pretty colours as well.

# outer-space - Friday 29 November, 2013

Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant

Robots would be used to build a ‘luna ring’ of solar panels on the surface in an ambitious project.

# outer-space - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him Out Of This World

Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him

Can you imagine running a marathon with a cardboard box around your head? No. Neither can we.

# outer-space - Saturday 12 October, 2013

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

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

# outer-space - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station

The vessel may be unable to properly dock with the ISS after its navigation antenna failed to properly deploy.

# outer-space - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

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

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…

# outer-space - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Russia plans to send man to the Moon

As part of a newly unveiled 18-year plan, Russia will send probes to Mars, Jupiter and Venus and a human team to the surface of the Moon.

# outer-space - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US joins efforts to develop space 'code of conduct'

Concern is growing over the level of space debris and the possibility of nations developing systems to disrupt commercial or security activity.

# outer-space - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge White House forced to deny extra-terrestrial 'cover-up' Aliens

White House forced to deny extra-terrestrial 'cover-up'

An official petition on the White House website forces a senior communications official to deny a Roswell-style cover-up.

# outer-space - Monday 15 November, 2010

THIS IS HOW IRELAND looks by night, as seen from the best possible vantage point one could have: from aboard the International Space Station, 278 kilometres above earth.

The pic – posted last night by mission commander Douglas H Wheelock, better known by his nickname ‘Wheels’ – shows what the astronaut describes as a “beautiful night pass over the Emerald Isle… a little foggy, but otherwise a clear night.”

Click the image to load the full-resolution version (9.5MB in size).

Wheelock regularly posts pictures from his Twitter account (@astro_wheels), some of which we’ve featured previously. He’s been aboard the ISS, as commander of the 25th expedition and as a flight engineer on the 24th, since early June, and will be returning home later this month.

Of course, if they’re a bit too official for your tastes, there’s also some taken from a paper aeroplane or from a near-earth-orbit iPhone.

# outer-space - Friday 12 November, 2010

Yet more images of space - from a paper aeroplane Out Of This World This post contains images

Yet more images of space - from a paper aeroplane

First a New York dad, now a Devon science buff takes photographs from space – with a helium balloon and paper plane.