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# Space race

This year
US-made lunar mission experiences 'anomaly' after separation from launch rocket
Last year
China becomes third country to put civilians into space
All time
Chinese astronauts go on spacewalk from new station
The Good Information Podcast: How do Ireland and the EU figure into the space race?
Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free
Quiz: How much do you know about the modern space race?
Ireland has at least 34 companies working in the space industry - so what is our role in the space race?
Poll: Who do you think is leading the modern space race?
The Good Information Project: We're launching our 'space module'
Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic crew fly to edge of space
Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars
'I cried as I stroked her for the last time' - It's 60 years since Laika became the first creature in space
China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year
Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race
Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years
A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h
Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States
'It's not like Star Trek': This is a big weekend for NASA's plans to land a human on Mars
Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million
5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon
The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it
Russia marks Gagarin anniversary with €40bn plan for space supremacy
Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out
First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61