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#Satellite

# satellite - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Four new EU satellites have been launched into space

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

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

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

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

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

# satellite - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Quiz: Can you tell this landmark from above?

Are you an eye in the sky?

# satellite - Friday 2 January, 2015

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

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

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

# satellite - Sunday 2 November, 2014

# satellite - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

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

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

# satellite - Friday 15 August, 2014

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

BBC Weather had an unfortunate NSFW moment with a rain cloud

Showers, heavy at times.

# satellite - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

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

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

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

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

# satellite - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

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

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

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

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?

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

The pictures were taken by a satellite on Sunday.

# satellite - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

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

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

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

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'

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

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?...

Welcome to Ireland, Xenja!

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet

See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.

# satellite - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity Syria This post contains images

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity

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...

It won’t be here all weekend.

# satellite - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

PIC: The latest satellite image of cloud-covered Ireland

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 This post contains images

GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders

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 This post contains videos

VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch

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 This post contains images

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

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 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

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

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today

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

# satellite - Sunday 11 March, 2012

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii

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 This post contains images

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night

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 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.

# satellite - Sunday 23 October, 2011

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?

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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