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Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
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Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,456 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

Clinching back to back All-Ireland senior football titles is the last hurdle for this Dublin team to cross
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Clinching back to back All-Ireland senior football titles is the last hurdle for this Dublin team to cross

Sep 12th 2016, 6:49 PM 5,392 Views 14 Comments

Retain Sam next Sunday and they are up there with the greats, says Ray Cosgrove.

So this is what the dark side of the moon looks like
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So this is what the dark side of the moon looks like

Aug 6th 2015, 9:08 AM 16,677 Views 25 Comments

A new view from a million miles away.

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it
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Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it

Jul 14th 2015, 2:16 PM 18,334 Views 42 Comments

As no-one has ever seen it really – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is currently as close to the distant (former) planet as any probe in history.

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space
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Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

Jun 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 25,477 Views 80 Comments

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

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe
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16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe

Apr 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 19,084 Views 53 Comments

We have much to thank Hubble for at its 25th birthday.

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)
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5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)

Feb 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,002 Views 28 Comments

Colour and light.

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

Nov 29th 2014, 3:58 PM 13,075 Views 16 Comments

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

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
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Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,037 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie
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Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

Jun 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 10,221 Views 20 Comments

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

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space
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This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Jun 7th 2014, 11:38 AM 2,914 Views 3 Comments

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
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This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Jun 4th 2014, 4:13 PM 12,757 Views 29 Comments

Shiny!

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)
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Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)

Apr 17th 2014, 10:53 PM 22,087 Views 84 Comments

The planet is snappily named Kepler 186f.

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn
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A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn

Apr 16th 2014, 9:54 PM 12,178 Views 15 Comments

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like
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NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like

Apr 15th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,902 Views 32 Comments

Futuristic.

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study
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Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study

Mar 29th 2014, 4:15 PM 8,624 Views 5 Comments

Astronauts’ hearts also got weaker because the heart doesn’t work as hard in space, say researchers.

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials
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Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials

Feb 13th 2014, 9:54 AM 7,737 Views 16 Comments

Officials in China say there are new hopes that the Jade Rabbit lunar rover can be repaired after suffering a malfunction.

Key steps as Asian countries speed up in space race
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Key steps as Asian countries speed up in space race

Dec 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 6,258 Views 40 Comments

China had another first this month with its moon rover – but its neighbours are not far behind.

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon
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One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon

Dec 14th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,804 Views 71 Comments

It is the first time in almost four decades that a spacecraft has landed on the moon.

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen
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From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen

Oct 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 16,548 Views 19 Comments

From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.

Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study
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Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study

Sep 19th 2013, 10:14 PM 6,868 Views 42 Comments

New findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover found only tiny amounts of methane gas in the atmosphere, making it unlikely that there was life on Mars.

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...
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Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...

Sep 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,467 Views 27 Comments

Two groups of astronomers have used data from ESO telescopes to make the best three-dimensional map yet of the centre of our galaxy. Turns out it’s shaped a bit like a peanut…

Space rat! Bob Geldof could become first Irishman in space
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Space rat! Bob Geldof could become first Irishman in space

Sep 10th 2013, 6:52 PM 6,087 Views 32 Comments

The Boomtown Rats front-man accepted to offer to go up to space as part of the commercial Space Expedition Corporation flight.

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?
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Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 4,586 Views 24 Comments

“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy
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Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy

Jan 28th 2013, 5:55 PM 15,371 Views 101 Comments

This little guy is the Yuri Gagarin of Iran’s monkeys. He looks pretty unhappy about that, though.

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

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:34 PM 11,184 Views 9 Comments

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

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth
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Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth

Oct 11th 2012, 9:29 PM 13,665 Views 59 Comments

The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars
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PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars

Aug 6th 2012, 12:13 PM 6,886 Views 36 Comments

It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.

VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today
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VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today

Aug 6th 2012, 10:03 AM 5,269 Views 34 Comments

Mars Landing! Whoo!

Google and NASA offer virtual tours of the Kennedy Space Centre
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Google and NASA offer virtual tours of the Kennedy Space Centre

Aug 4th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,666 Views 2 Comments

NASA gave Google Maps photographers unprecedented access to the centre.

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?
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Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,967 Views 4 Comments

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?
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Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?

Jul 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,139 Views 26 Comments

Mankind’s fascination with space has long sparked fantasies of living away from Earth, but is this any closer to becoming a reality?

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto
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Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto

Jul 11th 2012, 11:25 PM 5,370 Views 31 Comments

The irregular-shaped moon is less than 23 km wide, according to NASA. No wonder they never spotted it before now…

Want to ask the head of NASA some questions? Here's how.
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Want to ask the head of NASA some questions? Here's how.

Jul 7th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,210 Views 10 Comments

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be in Dublin next week and he’ll be answering questions from people on Twitter.

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?
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Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?

Jun 26th 2012, 6:39 PM 8,871 Views 48 Comments

The spacecraft, which was launched in 1977, appears to be on the verge of becoming the first spaceship to leave the solar system. Bon voyage…

And here is the view from space...
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And here is the view from space...

Apr 23rd 2012, 4:30 PM 6,012 Views 5 Comments

NASA timelapse photos. It’s a wonderful world.

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?
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What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

Apr 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,725 Views 25 Comments

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

NASA probe to arrive at the moon on New Year's Eve
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NASA probe to arrive at the moon on New Year's Eve

Dec 28th 2011, 10:24 PM 3,977 Views 11 Comments

The spacecraft has been travelling for almost 4 months – but will slip into the moon’s orbit this weekend.