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#Space Station

# space-station - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defunct Chinese space station plunges back to Earth over South Pacific

The remote location of its landing made it difficult for stargazers to witness the event.

# space-station - Friday 30 March, 2018

Chinese space station set to plummet back to Earth in the coming days

Chinese authorities said it will offer a “splendid” show similar to a meteor shower.

# space-station - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Debris from space station hurtling towards Earth not expected to hit populated areas

One expert said the odds of being struck by space debris are 10 million times less likely than getting hit by lightening.

# space-station - Sunday 30 October, 2016

"Landing has taken place!": Three astronauts return to earth after 115 days in space

Footage from the landing site on NASA television showed Rubins smiling after she was hoisted out last from the Soyuz descent module.

# space-station - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Bono wanted the Clintons to help him call the International Space Station Friends In High Places This post contains videos

Bono wanted the Clintons to help him call the International Space Station

In fairness to him, he got his wish in the end.

# space-station - Friday 11 March, 2016

# space-station - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE Up In The Air

# space-station - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

All female Russian space crew asked about not being around men and having no make up

The scientists involved had some fairly curt responses for the journalists involved.

# space-station - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

This futuristic glass lets astronauts drink whiskey in space

*Provided you’ve figured out a way to travel into space.

# space-station - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

# space-station - Thursday 30 October, 2014

They still don't know why the US space rocket exploded - but they're blaming the Russians

Fingers are being pointed at the 1960s era Russian rocket used by Orbital Sciences.

# space-station - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (...sort of)

Four Limerick students have had their experiment sent to the International Space Station, thanks to NASA.

# space-station - Monday 16 June, 2014

Astronauts on the International Space Station are finally getting an espresso machine

The specially designed espresso machine will be able to serve hot, freshly brewed coffee while in zero gravity.

# space-station - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts

The US space agency has cut all contacts with Russia, except for cooperation on board the International Space Station.

# space-station - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Astronaut sends wonderful Irish St. Patrick's Day greeting from space Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Astronaut sends wonderful Irish St. Patrick's Day greeting from space

Spot the lad in the green hat.

# space-station - Friday 10 January, 2014

As anticipated, the obligatory pic of Chris Hadfield supping a Guinness has just landed Photo Op This post contains images

As anticipated, the obligatory pic of Chris Hadfield supping a Guinness has just landed

Once he’s not planning on piloting any spaceships this evening, perhaps we should let him away with it…

From space hero to tourism ambassador: Chris Hadfield returns to give Ireland's attractions a boost

The astronaut will spend the next few days as a ‘tourist’ as part of a promotional drive aimed at reaching his million-plus Twitter followers.

# space-station - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Want to see a space chase? Look skywards at 7.24pm

If you miss the chase tonight, you’ll have a chance next week.

# space-station - Friday 23 August, 2013

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

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-station - Thursday 11 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs) Rinse And Repeat

How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs)

A zero-gravity tutorial.

# space-station - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space Om Nom Nom

Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space

“The smell is like an old friend.” Can you guess what he went for?

# space-station - Saturday 11 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added 114-year-old Mexican Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added 114-year-old Mexican

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk

Six-and-a-half hours of work was needed to repair a pump which is thought to have caused the ammonia leak on board the ISS.

# space-station - Friday 10 May, 2013

'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station

Officials are now considering whether to send ISS crew members into open space to fix the leak.

# space-station - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Men are from Mars: €1.9bn NASA Rover draws penis on red planet

The unfortunate sketch was found on the NASA website.

# space-station - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Astronaut Chris Hadfield: 'A tremendous honour' to command ISS

The inspirational Canadian is into his first full day as Commander of the International Space Station – the first from his home country to take on the role.

# space-station - Monday 17 December, 2012

ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.

# space-station - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.

# space-station - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Spacewalk to find ammonia leak as astronauts dodge space junk

Space station dodged a menacing piece of orbiting junk yesterday.

# space-station - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight ISS

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight

This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.

# space-station - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet

See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.

# space-station - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# space-station - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Watch: Ambitious China launches first space laboratory China This post contains videos

Watch: Ambitious China launches first space laboratory

China plans to have a space station launched by the beginning of the next decade.

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