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#Space

# space - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie European Space Agency gives go-ahead for Ireland's first satellite We Have Liftoff

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.

# space - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie An unmanned US military spacecraft spent 718 days orbiting Earth in secret mission Air Force

An unmanned US military spacecraft spent 718 days orbiting Earth in secret mission

It landed in Florida yesterday morning.

# space - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump Out Of World Record

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

# space - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space Mother Nature This post contains images

# space - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A massive asteroid is going to come 'very close' to Earth today 2014-JO25

A massive asteroid is going to come 'very close' to Earth today

Smaller asteroids whizz by Earth several times a week.

# space - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow Dark Side Of The Moon This post contains videos

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow

Nasa has said there is no chance the asteroid will hit us, but it will be “a very close approach”.

# space - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Life is left up to you': NUIG researcher delves into her Mars simulation mission The Martian

'Life is left up to you': NUIG researcher delves into her Mars simulation mission

The experiment has been compared to a desert version of the Hollywood movie The Martian.

# space - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A Trinity professor will play a big role in space exploration To Boldly Go

A Trinity professor will play a big role in space exploration

Professor Peter Gallagher has been appointed as an adviser to the Director of Science at the European Space Agency.

# space - Monday 27 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year SpaceX

Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year

In a statement this evening, the company said that the two people had paid a “significant deposit” to travel beyond the moon.

# space - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail couldn't afford a warehouse and it could derail Dart underground Metro Stop

Irish Rail couldn't afford a warehouse and it could derail Dart underground

There are plans to build an office on a site that was meant to be an underground train station.

# space - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space ISS

Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space

They’ll talk next week.

# space - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The last man to walk on the moon has died Apollo 17

The last man to walk on the moon has died

Gene Cernan was 82.

# space - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship Pitch Perfect This post contains videos

Watch: SpaceX rocket makes textbook touchdown on droneship

The landing comes four months after a costly launchpad explosion of a SpaceX rocket.

# space - Saturday 7 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year New Kids On The Rock

China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year

The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.

From TheJournal.ie There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space A Galaxy Far Far Away

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space

The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.

# space - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Plans for human community on Mars pushed back by five years Mars One

Plans for human community on Mars pushed back by five years

Mars One said its first manned mission to the red planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026.

# space - Monday 14 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie As the moon rises over Ireland at 5pm, it will be the biggest it's been in 68 years Supermoon

As the moon rises over Ireland at 5pm, it will be the biggest it's been in 68 years

Make sure to catch a glimpse, weather pemitting of course.

# space - Sunday 30 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump Astronaut

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

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

# space - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From The42 Analysis: Leinster's ability to exploit space trumps sloppy Munster Heads Up

Analysis: Leinster's ability to exploit space trumps sloppy Munster

Johnny Sexton led a more polished Leinster display in the Guinness Pro12 clash last weekend.

# space - Monday 29 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Six people just completed a year in a Hawaii dome all in the name of science Fresh Air This post contains videos

Six people just completed a year in a Hawaii dome all in the name of science

It’s about seeing how astronauts would survive during long-term space travel.

# space - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have found a new planet that bears an uncanny resemblance to Earth Goldilocks Zone

Scientists have found a new planet that bears an uncanny resemblance to Earth

Named Proxima b, the planet is in a temperate zone compatible with the presence of liquid water – a key ingredient for life.

# space - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists simulating Mars mission can't wait for isolation to be over Lonely In Hawaii

Scientists simulating Mars mission can't wait for isolation to be over

The volunteers have been living on freeze-dried food and trying to avoid personal conflicts.

# space - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An Irish doctor has been picked by NASA to live under the sea Just Friendly Crustaceans

An Irish doctor has been picked by NASA to live under the sea

Dr Marc Ó Gríofa is going on a NASA mission to the bottom of the sea.

# space - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie After five years, a NASA spacecraft has reached Jupiter Juno And The Payload

After five years, a NASA spacecraft has reached Jupiter

“Juno, welcome to Jupiter.”

# space - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie British astronaut lands safely on Earth after historic six-month Space trip Spaceman

British astronaut lands safely on Earth after historic six-month Space trip

Tim Peake was the first astronaut to fly to space under the UK banner in 25 years.

# space - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered three "potentially habitable" planets Trappist 1

Scientists have discovered three "potentially habitable" planets

The ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 is 39 light years from earth, and orbited by three planets.

# space - Sunday 1 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Is your phone's space filling up too quickly? This is how you take back control TechKnowHow

Is your phone's space filling up too quickly? This is how you take back control

A little effort can go a long way.

# space - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD Take A Break This post contains videos

Take a break and watch this mesmerising solar flare footage in ultra HD

The video was captured by Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly.

# space - Monday 18 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch the spectacular northern lights from space Take A Break

# space - Saturday 16 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Nasa has found eight "potentially hazardous asteroids" - but we don't need to worry Impact Risk

Nasa has found eight "potentially hazardous asteroids" - but we don't need to worry

An asteroid-hunting Nasa craft has come up with some interesting data.

# space - Sunday 3 April, 2016

# space - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: The world’s first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived Galactica This post contains videos

VIDEO: The world’s first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived

Galactica takes users on a journey through space.

# space - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars The Red Planet

WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars

The key goal is to analyse methane, a gas which is created in large by living microbes.

# space - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch the only total solar eclipse of 2016 Take A Break This post contains videos

Take a break and watch the only total solar eclipse of 2016

An Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Honolulu was timed to allow passengers watch the rare eclipse from 37,000 feet in the air.

# space - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Very strange things happen to your body if you spend a year in space Ground Control To Major Tom

Very strange things happen to your body if you spend a year in space

You’ll get taller, but your vision might suffer.

# space - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and watch two astronauts return to Earth after a year in space Welcome Back

Take a break and watch two astronauts return to Earth after a year in space

Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko boarded the International Space Station on 27 March last year.

# space - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Nasa releases ‘outer-space music’ recorded on moon mission in 1969 Dark Side Of The Moon This post contains videos

Nasa releases ‘outer-space music’ recorded on moon mission in 1969

The sounds were recorded as Apollo 10 flew around the far side of the moon.

# space - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie China’s space telescope will displace humans in the search for aliens Priorities

China’s space telescope will displace humans in the search for aliens

It will be the world’s biggest radio telescope.

# space - Saturday 13 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie An asteroid is going to swoop uncomfortably close to Earth TX68

An asteroid is going to swoop uncomfortably close to Earth

Before you panic: no, it’s not going to hit us — though it’s going to come tantalisingly close.

# space - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Violent storms, bright lights and dark seas – The view from 250 miles high Take A Break

Watch: Violent storms, bright lights and dark seas – The view from 250 miles high

Astronaut Tim Peake tweeted the timelapse from ISS.

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