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#Satellite

# satellite - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Four new EU satellites have been launched into space
# Galileo
# Galileo

Four new EU satellites have been launched into space

Jul 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,558 Views 50 Comments

It’s hoped that the satellites will improve security systems and locators.

# satellite - Saturday 29 July, 2017

'Mystery' signal from space is solved and it's not aliens
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

'Mystery' signal from space is solved and it's not aliens

Jul 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,415 Views 20 Comments

It turns out the noise was just interference from a distant satellite.

# satellite - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

European Space Agency gives go-ahead for Ireland's first satellite
# We Have Liftoff
# We Have Liftoff

European Space Agency gives go-ahead for Ireland's first satellite

May 23rd 2017, 9:23 AM 17,216 Views 32 Comments

An Irish project was selected by the ESA’s Fly Your Satellite! (FYS) programme.

# satellite - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Ireland condemns North Korea's launch of rocket into space
# Violation
# Violation

Ireland condemns North Korea's launch of rocket into space

Feb 7th 2016, 2:00 PM 26,701 Views 81 Comments

The launch violated multiple UN resolutions.

# satellite - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

90-year-old woman brought to court and ordered to pay €1,500 for having a satellite dish on her house
# Courts
# Courts

90-year-old woman brought to court and ordered to pay €1,500 for having a satellite dish on her house

Sep 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 50,238 Views 133 Comments

Peg Rudd says she is “very annoyed” about the case.

# satellite - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Quiz: Can you tell this landmark from above?
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

Quiz: Can you tell this landmark from above?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 48,195 Views 24 Comments

Are you an eye in the sky?

# satellite - Friday 2 January, 2015

QUIZ: Can you tell these international cities from satellite photos?
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

QUIZ: Can you tell these international cities from satellite photos?

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 27,227 Views 29 Comments

Think you learned nothing from geography?

# satellite - Saturday 27 December, 2014

In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland
# 1984 State Papers
# 1984 State Papers

In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland

Dec 27th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,129 Views 12 Comments

There was one in 10,000 chance nuclear-powered Cosmo 1402 would fall over Ireland.

# satellite - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station
# Fair-ly Far Away City
# Fair-ly Far Away City

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 24,789 Views 40 Comments

‘Mon the Dubs!

# satellite - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia
# Love Rocket
# Love Rocket

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:49 AM 16,553 Views 29 Comments

Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.

# satellite - Friday 15 August, 2014

BBC Weather had an unfortunate NSFW moment with a rain cloud
# Slashing Rain
From The Daily Edge
# Slashing Rain

BBC Weather had an unfortunate NSFW moment with a rain cloud

Aug 15th 2014, 4:11 PM 4,346 Views 2 Comments

Showers, heavy at times.

# satellite - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

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 9,037 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.

# satellite - Saturday 14 June, 2014

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup
# World Cup 2014
From The Daily Edge
# World Cup 2014

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup

Jun 14th 2014, 3:37 PM 8,593 Views 4 Comments

All the competitors from Algeria to Uruguay, photographed from space.

# satellite - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million
# Imagery
# Imagery

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Jun 10th 2014, 7:20 PM 7,419 Views 16 Comments

The acquisition will see Skybox’s satellites being used to keep Google Maps up to date as well as help it improve internet access and disaster relief.

# satellite - Friday 6 June, 2014

These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize
# Satellite Of Love
# Satellite Of Love

These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize

Jun 6th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,606 Views 5 Comments

The team from Crescent College Comprehensive came third in a European competition for their CanSat.

# satellite - Monday 2 June, 2014

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service
# Internet For All
# Internet For All

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:48 PM 8,799 Views 22 Comments

The project, which will cost the company more than $1 billion, will see its satellites orbit the earth at lower altitudes than traditional satellites and will provide internet access to remote parts of the world.

# satellite - Thursday 3 April, 2014

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:59 AM 3,858 Views 8 Comments

The Sentinel-1A satellite is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day and night radar imaging satellite which will be used for land and ocean services.

# satellite - Friday 21 March, 2014

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?
# Natural World
# Natural World

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 151 Views 0 Comments

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

# satellite - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Satellite images of possible missing plane debris released by Chinese government
# Malaysian Airlines
# Malaysian Airlines

Satellite images of possible missing plane debris released by Chinese government

Mar 12th 2014, 10:57 PM 32,405 Views 44 Comments

The pictures were taken by a satellite on Sunday.

# satellite - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Satellite crashes into the Atlantic, but what about next one?
# Look Out
# Look Out

Satellite crashes into the Atlantic, but what about next one?

Nov 12th 2013, 9:11 AM 12,609 Views 33 Comments

How often do satellites crash to earth and should we be worried?

# satellite - Friday 8 November, 2013

European satellite to crash to earth this weekend
# Satellite
# Satellite

European satellite to crash to earth this weekend

Nov 8th 2013, 9:10 PM 13,428 Views 20 Comments

The chances of a human being hit are about 65,000 times lower than getting struck by lightning, the European Space Agency.

# satellite - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition
# Satellite
# Satellite

Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,464 Views 16 Comments

The top prize is €1 million and the prestigious title of ‘Galileo Master’.

# satellite - Monday 11 February, 2013

Asteroid to pass Earth at 'remarkably close distance'
# Asteroid
# Asteroid

Asteroid to pass Earth at 'remarkably close distance'

Feb 11th 2013, 10:12 AM 14,583 Views 69 Comments

NASA said the asteroid will not hit earth but it will make the closest ever approach for an object so large.

# satellite - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Dublin start-up wins at European Space Agency technology awards
# Technology
# Technology

Dublin start-up wins at European Space Agency technology awards

Oct 27th 2012, 2:25 PM 5,192 Views 2 Comments

Vicinity Systems was named the Irish winner and shortlisted for the ESA Special Prize for Innovation at the international Galileo Masters competition.

# satellite - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Did you know today's storm has a name?...
# Xenja
# Xenja

Did you know today's storm has a name?...

Aug 15th 2012, 10:32 AM 14,820 Views 42 Comments

Welcome to Ireland, Xenja!

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet
# Space
# Space

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet

Aug 15th 2012, 7:44 AM 8,070 Views 14 Comments

See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.

# satellite - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity

Aug 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 2,915 Views 25 Comments

Images taken in and around Aleppo recently show increased use of heavy weapons in the area.

# satellite - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Enjoy the sunshine while you can...
# Weather
# Weather

Enjoy the sunshine while you can...

May 5th 2012, 12:28 PM 7,730 Views 26 Comments

It won’t be here all weekend.

# satellite - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

PIC: The latest satellite image of cloud-covered Ireland
# Weather
# Weather

PIC: The latest satellite image of cloud-covered Ireland

Apr 25th 2012, 9:51 AM 5,966 Views 30 Comments

In good news, it looks like there’s a bright spot over Mayo…

# satellite - Friday 13 April, 2012

GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders
# North Korea
# North Korea

GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders

Apr 13th 2012, 7:17 PM 4,409 Views 19 Comments

The statues of Kim Jong-Il and his father, Kim Il-Sung, are unveiled to mark the latter’s 100th birthday this weekend.

VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch
# North Korea
# North Korea

VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch

Apr 13th 2012, 7:24 AM 5,460 Views 45 Comments

The rocket splintered into pieces over the sea just a minute or two after taking off.

# satellite - Thursday 12 April, 2012

In pictures: Welcome to the North Korean space control centre!
# North Korea
# North Korea

In pictures: Welcome to the North Korean space control centre!

Apr 12th 2012, 10:07 AM 6,039 Views 35 Comments

Take a peek inside the base holding the regime’s most advanced technology.

# satellite - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch
# North Korea
# North Korea

Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch

Apr 10th 2012, 9:05 AM 2,013 Views 7 Comments

North Korean space officials said today that all assembly and preparations for a planned satellite launch have been completed – and continued to deny it is a cover for missile test.

# satellite - Monday 26 March, 2012

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today
# Good News
From The Daily Edge
# Good News

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today

Mar 26th 2012, 2:44 PM 9,812 Views 37 Comments

Update: The noon satellite pic is even clearer. Nice.

# satellite - Sunday 11 March, 2012

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii
# Japan
# Japan

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii

Mar 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 8,562 Views 14 Comments

Homes, boats, cars, household appliances and other objects were washed into the ocean following the tsunami last year. This animated model shows how it is still moving across the Pacific.

# satellite - Sunday 8 January, 2012

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night
# City Lights
# City Lights

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night

Jan 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 13,826 Views 43 Comments

NASA’s satellite images of cities at night are awe-inspiring, with Cork, Dublin, El Paso and Chicago all looking radically different when just their city lights are on show.

# satellite - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

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

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

Nov 22nd 2011, 9:08 PM 4,991 Views 9 Comments

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

# satellite - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Falling satellite enters atmosphere, scientists not sure where it will land
# Falling
# Falling

Falling satellite enters atmosphere, scientists not sure where it will land

Oct 23rd 2011, 8:02 AM 524 Views 6 Comments

Another defunct satellite is due to fall to earth today. This one belongs to Germany (in case you find any of it).

# satellite - Friday 21 October, 2011

Video: First satellites of EU's Galileo navigation system launched
# Navigation
# Navigation

Video: First satellites of EU's Galileo navigation system launched

Oct 21st 2011, 2:42 PM 795 Views 3 Comments

European and Russian scientists worked together to set up today’s launch using a Soyuz rocket.

# satellite - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?

Sep 24th 2011, 2:39 PM 2,231 Views 44 Comments

As one of NASA’s dead satellites comes crashing to Earth, we ask if space exploration is worth the money spent on it. What do you think?

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