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From TheJournal.ie Richard Branson is training to become an astronaut Star Man

Richard Branson is training to become an astronaut

Branson says he has increased his fitness training by playing tennis four times a day.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese astronaut apologises after saying he'd grown 9cm while in space To Boldly Grow

Japanese astronaut apologises after saying he'd grown 9cm while in space

His Russian captain suspected that 9cm was “too much elongation”. He was right.

From TheJournal.ie Bruce McCandless, the first astronaut to fly untethered in space, has died RIP

Bruce McCandless, the first astronaut to fly untethered in space, has died

He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker’s jetpack.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: After 9 months in space, record-breaking astronaut returns to Earth Peggy Whitson

Pictures: After 9 months in space, record-breaking astronaut returns to Earth

Peggy and two of her colleagues landed in Kazakhstan this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope' Walking In Space This post contains videos

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope'

A former Nasa astronaut talks to us about his time in space, and the goal of humans reaching Mars.

From TheJournal.ie Concern for Buzz Aldrin's health as he is evacuated from South Pole Medical Reasons

Concern for Buzz Aldrin's health as he is evacuated from South Pole

The second man on the moon was there as part of a tourist group.

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.

'Hello, is this planet Earth?': Astronaut apologises after calling wrong number from space

Tim Peake, the first Briton to visit the ISS, phoned the wrong number from space yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie UK astronaut Tim Peake arrives at International Space Station Peakey Blinder

UK astronaut Tim Peake arrives at International Space Station

The 43-year-old said he would call his relatives from space to wish them a merry Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie The best place to see the Northern Lights? From space... Aurora

The best place to see the Northern Lights? From space...

The timelapse was taken during a sunrise.

From TheJournal.ie Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

They launched a crowdfunding campaign today and hope the ‘sexploration’ will begin in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean FINDING NEEMO

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

Before you can become an astronaut – you need to learn how to be an aquanaut.

This Dublin artist's amazing astronaut mural is Chris Hadfield-approved

Is there higher praise than that? We don’t think so.

From TheJournal.ie Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Get your glasses out.

This astronaut's amazing NASA portrait just needs to be seen

Every photo should have more dogs.

Commander Hadfield is here to make you feel a whole lot better about 2015

“Our world is a better place than we often claim it to be.”

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's favourite astronaut is back in town... Space Oddity

Ireland's favourite astronaut is back in town...

… and he’s brought his guitar.

From TheJournal.ie These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth Final Frontier

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station Fair-ly Far Away City

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.

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

From TheJournal.ie Whoops... Media outlets duped by North Korea 'rocket to the sun' story Waterford Whispers

Whoops... Media outlets duped by North Korea 'rocket to the sun' story

A raft of sites have been taken by the ‘Waterford Whispers’ report on North Korea’s out-of-this-world claims — including our own Sunday World.

From TheJournal.ie From space hero to tourism ambassador: Chris Hadfield returns to give Ireland's attractions a boost New Mission

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.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield plays with The Chieftains again...on Earth

They previously played together while Cmdr Hadfield was still aboard the ISS.

Here's when you can finally meet Commander Chris Hadfield

He’ll be signing copies of his new book in Dublin next month.

From TheJournal.ie Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space To Boldly Go

Final Frontier: NASA's Voyager departs the solar system for deep space

The Voyager 1 probe was launched in 1977 on a mission to explore the outer planets. It will continue to drift across the galaxy, carrying discs of greetings from planet Earth…

Commander Chris Hadfield is coming to Ireland

He’ll need to brush up on his Gaeilge.

7-year-old boy writes to NASA, gets amazing reply

Here’s the full correspondence, as revealed by Dexter’s dad.

From TheJournal.ie Finglas student bids to become first Irish man in space Space

Finglas student bids to become first Irish man in space

Seán Corcoran, a second year Software Engineering student from Finglas, will battle it out against 200 other potential astronauts from across Ireland and Britain for the chance to board a space flight next year.

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?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts Opinion

Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts

With photos shared on social media and down-to-earth video interviews, Commander Chris Hadfield is surely inspiring many young people to become astronauts and to work in other areas of the space industry, writes Colm Quinn.

From TheJournal.ie “My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes At The Movies

“My head just exploded”- Irish director’s film chosen for Cannes

Last Day on Mars by Ruairí Robinson stars Liev Schreiber and Romola Garai and has been selected for the prestigious Director’s Fortnight at Cannes.

'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything' Ground Control To Major Tom This post contains videos

'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything'

Here are our nine favourite questions and responses from the International Space Station

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I want to be Ireland's first female astronaut Read Me This post contains images

Column: Why I want to be Ireland's first female astronaut

Engineer, Norah Patten, has always been fascinated with space and has even made a career out of it. Now she wants to be Ireland’s first female astronaut. Here she tells us why.

From TheJournal.ie Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space Space

Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space

We’re not half bad looking from far away…

From TheJournal.ie 'We aren't superheroes': An astronaut tells all Life In Space

'We aren't superheroes': An astronaut tells all

Paolo Nespoli has been to space twice – and thinks that it won’t be long before space tourism is a reality.

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