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# space - Sunday 12 October, 2014

This is what a massive typhoon looks like from space

Southern Japanese islands are being battered by the Typhoon Vongfong.

# space - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Watch: NASA's first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now

US based space walks were curtailed last year after an Italian astronaut nearly drowned.

# space - Friday 26 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This space Vine of sunrise over Earth is six seconds of pure awe Majestic

This space Vine of sunrise over Earth is six seconds of pure awe

As posted by astronaut Reid Wiseman.

# space - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

The US and Russia tried it but India is the first country to enter Mars on its first attempt

Indian Prime Minister Nahendra Modi said “this is better than the cricket team.”

# space - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Nearly half of all active iPhones and iPads are running iOS 8

46% of active iOS devices have downloaded the new update which ties in with the release of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus later this week.

# space - Monday 22 September, 2014

After hitting the brakes from 10,000 mph, Nasa's newest Mars orbiter is circling the red planet

Maven is joining a growing number of probes observing Mars from above.

# space - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Here's why you really should be following the International Space Station online

One small click of a mouse. One giant leap…

# space - Friday 19 September, 2014

'It's not like Star Trek': This is a big weekend for NASA's plans to land a human on Mars

The MAVEN spacecraft, a scout for human explorers, is approaching the red planet

# space - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Column: 'Music isn't just about what you hear. Where and how we hear it can have just as much impact'

Composer Fergal Dowling talks about two new site-specific concerts programmed in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.

# space - 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.

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

# space - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: Could comets have delivered the precursors of life?

The Rosetta spacecraft is searching for clues about the beginning of our solar system.

# space - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A NASA telescope has captured this picture of a black hole*

*Or at least what they think it might look like.

# space - Monday 11 August, 2014

In need of a wish? This week is your best chance of catching a shooting star

The annual Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week.

# space - Sunday 10 August, 2014

You think the supermoon looks cool out your window? Check it out from ISS

Oleg Artemyev did some moongazing from the space station.

# space - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Here's how to keep up to date with all things space-related

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# space - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Rosetta spacecraft reaches comet it's been chasing for ten years

For today, Rosetta will travel alongside the comet but will later start its orbits.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# space - Monday 4 August, 2014

'World Cup final' event as 6 billion km comet-chaser nears its target

“Rosetta, meet Churyumov-Gerasimenko”.

# space - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The42 Tiger Woods vents frustration as Garcia maintains WGC Bridgestone lead Swear Jar

Tiger Woods vents frustration as Garcia maintains WGC Bridgestone lead

The American attracted criticism after swearing at a cameraman this afternoon.

# space - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge You can now pay to send your dead pet's remains into space Grim

You can now pay to send your dead pet's remains into space

It’s what your pet would have wanted.

# space - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Opinion: Ireland should be at forefront of modern science – Ireland should join CERN

International project collaboration, such as the pan-EU radio telescope LOFAR, would benefit Irish businesses and tourism, as well as our IT and science graduates.

# space - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Political favouritism can now be seen from space

A new study by an Australian university has used night time light to establish that economic activity gravitates towards the birth places of political leaders.

# space - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Lots of people are thinking about getting home extensions this year

In Dublin, the average cost of extending your home is 15% higher than in rural areas.

# space - Friday 11 July, 2014

The most spectacular piece of rubbish you're likely to see

Space junk from a Russian rocket lit up the Australian sky.

# space - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit

A few weeks into orbit, the LightSail’s wings will expand, making it visible from Earth.

# space - 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.

From €10k houses to an entire shopping centre: A look at today's Allsop auction properties

If you’ve a few grand or a few million to spare, or just fancy a look at what’s on offer — there are some unusual lots up for sale in the RDS today…

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts

India’s domestically-produced Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off yesterday carrying satellites from France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.

# space - Friday 27 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space? Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

It’s been captured in Vine format, something astronauts on the ISS are mad for these days.

# space - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

“This is me at work #busy #casualTuesday #cantwaittilpayday”

Ancient Earth-sized 'diamond' discovered in space

Coldest, dimmest white dwarf ever detected has been located in space about 900 light-years from Earth.

# space - Monday 23 June, 2014

What redesigning a bus shelter says about Cork City

A new exhibition took four bus shelters and paired users with architects.

# space - Sunday 22 June, 2014

It's easier than you think to turn an empty building into a creative space

That’s according to the creators of a new ‘one-stop-shop’ DIY guide to creating live/work units in empty spaces.

You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland Noctilucent This post contains images

You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland

These occur so high in the atmosphere that astronauts on the ISS can see them not too far below them.

# space - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hey, that's us! Astronaut tweets shot of a (mostly) cloudless Ireland ISS

Hey, that's us! Astronaut tweets shot of a (mostly) cloudless Ireland

Thanks, Commander Reid Wiseman

# space - Thursday 12 June, 2014

# space - 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.