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# space-shuttle - Sunday 30 October, 2016

First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump
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# Astronaut

First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump

Oct 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 25,942 Views 25 Comments

Colonel Eileen Collins was speaking at a Medical Council event in Dublin.

# space-shuttle - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years
# Space Race
# Space Race

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years

Jun 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 88,417 Views 39 Comments

Take a look at the Buran.

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business
# Youngsters
# Youngsters

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Oct 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,749 Views 2 Comments

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

# space-shuttle - Friday 4 July, 2014

American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds

Jul 4th 2014, 8:47 PM 26,779 Views 32 Comments

Seven people died in the 1986 tragedy.

# space-shuttle - Friday 23 August, 2013

NASA's successor to the Space Shuttle completes tests over dry lake bed
# Strings Attached
# Strings Attached

NASA's successor to the Space Shuttle completes tests over dry lake bed

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:18 PM 16,009 Views 31 Comments

It’s planned the Dream Chaser will be used to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. A trial version of the craft successfully ran through tests yesterday – assisted by an odd-looking helicopter.

# space-shuttle - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally

Dec 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,135 Views 34 Comments

It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.

# space-shuttle - Friday 12 October, 2012

Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road

Oct 12th 2012, 7:34 PM 7,081 Views 23 Comments

Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River
# Enterprise
# Enterprise

VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River

Jun 6th 2012, 5:08 PM 3,358 Views 7 Comments

The space shuttle Enterprise heads for its new home aboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid.

# space-shuttle - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 17th 2012, 8:02 PM 4,359 Views 18 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011
# Discovery
# Discovery

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011

Apr 17th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,105 Views 6 Comments

As the retired shuttle prepares to make its last journey – by plane – to a museum in Washington, we look back over its 27-year career.

# space-shuttle - Saturday 7 April, 2012

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

Apr 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,721 Views 25 Comments

The space shuttle Endeavour flew its last mission in May 2011. Here’s what it looks like on the inside.

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station
# ISS
# ISS

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station

Nov 16th 2011, 12:39 PM 918 Views 1 Comment

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

# space-shuttle - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony
# Giffords
# Giffords

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony

Oct 6th 2011, 1:57 PM 332 Views 0 Comments

The congresswoman who was near-fatally shot in January is married to Mark Kelly, the commander of the last mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May.

# space-shuttle - Friday 5 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 5th 2011, 5:12 PM 924 Views 0 Comments

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

# space-shuttle - Thursday 21 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 21st 2011, 8:54 AM 2,920 Views 7 Comments

Nine things to know this morning: A make-or-break day for the Euro, the end of the shuttle era, and a practical tip to avoid getting attacked by a lion…

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era

Jul 13th 2011, 12:40 PM 169 Views 1 Comment

The flight by Atlantis is the last for the 30-year shuttle programme

# space-shuttle - Sunday 10 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 5,090 Views 22 Comments

In today’s Fix: broken election promises, long-lost paintings, the last day of Oxegen and a final hidden message from staff at the News of the World…

Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station
# Space Shuttle
From The Daily Edge
# Space Shuttle

Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station

Jul 10th 2011, 3:43 PM 409 Views 1 Comment

The last ever shuttle mission arrives at the space station today. Watch the historic event live.

# space-shuttle - Friday 8 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,326 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections
# NASA
# NASA

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections

Jul 8th 2011, 3:43 PM 705 Views 4 Comments

An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.

End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch
# Countdown
# Countdown

End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch

Jul 8th 2011, 10:53 AM 427 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands have packed Florida for Atlantis’ final mission, but there are fears it could be delayed by bad weather.

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage
# Space Shuttle
From The Daily Edge
# Space Shuttle

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage

Jun 8th 2011, 12:50 PM 498 Views 2 Comments

The photographs, taken by an astronaut on his way home to Earth, are the first ever close-ups of a shuttle at the International Space Station.

# space-shuttle - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis
# NASA
# NASA

The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis

Jun 7th 2011, 2:31 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

The crew of the last flight of the American manned space programme have arrived in Florida to make final prepartions for their 8 July launch.

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission

Jun 1st 2011, 8:09 AM 215 Views 0 Comments

Endeavour’s final mission ends safely – just as Atlantis is rolled out to a launch pad ahead of the last ever Shuttle mission.

# space-shuttle - Sunday 29 May, 2011

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

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

May 29th 2011, 3:23 PM 218 Views 0 Comments

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

# space-shuttle - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery
# Good News
# Good News

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery

May 19th 2011, 8:52 PM 676 Views 0 Comments

Astronaut Mark Kelly says an operation on his wife’s skull has gone successfully – from the International Space Station.

# space-shuttle - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station
# Endeavour
# Endeavour

Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station

May 18th 2011, 12:14 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

The shuttle’s six-person crew is delivering a €1.4bn particle physics detector to the ISS and will carry out four spacewalks during their mission.

# space-shuttle - Monday 16 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 16th 2011, 8:03 PM 2,849 Views 0 Comments

Our daily wrap-up of what’s been going on – including a tongue-in-cheek tour of a certain house in Abbottabad…

Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission
# Endeavour
# Endeavour

Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission

May 16th 2011, 2:20 PM 997 Views 0 Comments

After last month’s launch was delayed due to technical issues, Endeavour has finally taken off and is heading to the International Space Station.

# space-shuttle - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest

May 3rd 2011, 8:55 AM 319 Views 0 Comments

The launch of Endeavour’s final mission, originally set for last Friday, won’t take place at least until next Tuesday.

# space-shuttle - Friday 29 April, 2011

Preparations underway for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight
# Endeavour
# Endeavour

Preparations underway for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight

Apr 29th 2011, 2:28 PM 381 Views 0 Comments

The final mission by Endeavour and its crew will begin this evening at 19.47 Irish time, and among those attending will be Barack Obama.