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#International Space Station

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up
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There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

Feb 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,107 Views 16 Comments

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge
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Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

Jan 16th 2015, 6:39 PM 16,307 Views 11 Comments

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

NASA will ring in the new year 16 times
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NASA will ring in the new year 16 times

Dec 31st 2014, 7:15 PM 7,863 Views 4 Comments

And you thought you were having a wild night.

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration
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Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration

Dec 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 6,343 Views 1 Comment

What a year it’s been…

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm
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Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

Dec 24th 2014, 5:09 PM 31,638 Views 30 Comments

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

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

Nov 25th 2014, 3:30 PM 9,093 Views 15 Comments

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

Astronauts put a GoPro in a water bubble, just because they can
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# Float On

Astronauts put a GoPro in a water bubble, just because they can

Nov 8th 2014, 11:30 AM 2,891 Views 0 Comments

The resulting video is very cool. Space is CRAZY, yo.

These nighttime photos from the International Space Station look like something out of a horror movie
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# An Alien Life

These nighttime photos from the International Space Station look like something out of a horror movie

Nov 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 15,427 Views 17 Comments

Working on space can, no doubt, be a breathtaking experience on occasion. But it looks like it can get a little creepy out there sometimes too…

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station
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# Fair-ly Far Away City

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 24,776 Views 40 Comments

‘Mon the Dubs!

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

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

Oct 30th 2014, 9:01 AM 12,539 Views 38 Comments

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

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space
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This is what a lightning storm looks like from space

Oct 14th 2014, 6:18 PM 7,644 Views 6 Comments

It was filmed from the International Space Station from Commander Reid Wiseman.

Watch: NASA's first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now
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# Back In The Saddle

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

Oct 7th 2014, 3:16 PM 5,718 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 26th 2014, 11:50 AM 3,470 Views 1 Comment

As posted by astronaut Reid Wiseman.

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

Sep 24th 2014, 7:52 PM 6,104 Views 15 Comments

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

Here's why you really should be following the International Space Station online
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# Out Of This World

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

Sep 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 40,524 Views 16 Comments

One small click of a mouse. One giant leap…

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts
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# Us Flight

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts

Sep 16th 2014, 10:15 PM 7,279 Views 15 Comments

SpaceX is headed by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.

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

Aug 10th 2014, 9:19 PM 30,607 Views 29 Comments

Oleg Artemyev did some moongazing from the space station.

'It just takes your breath away': What it's like to step into space for the first time
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'It just takes your breath away': What it's like to step into space for the first time

Jul 13th 2014, 11:00 AM 8,855 Views 27 Comments

“The city lights at night. The storms, you see lightning from above. Then you get these scenes of the moon coming up.”

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?
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# Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

Jun 27th 2014, 10:26 PM 15,129 Views 15 Comments

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

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup

Jun 14th 2014, 3:37 PM 8,591 Views 4 Comments

All the competitors from Algeria to Uruguay, photographed from space.

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Jun 7th 2014, 11:38 AM 2,912 Views 3 Comments

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

Weird Wide Web: A self-driving car, a Snapchat upgrade and the perfect cup of tea
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# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: A self-driving car, a Snapchat upgrade and the perfect cup of tea

May 4th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,889 Views 4 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April
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# I Spy

Look up! The International Space Station is in our skies until 22 April

Apr 15th 2014, 10:19 AM 17,107 Views 26 Comments

The ISS will be visible in the skies every night for the next seven days.

Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix
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Computer failure on International Space Station may require spacewalk to fix

Apr 12th 2014, 10:30 AM 6,592 Views 17 Comments

However, the six-man crew is not currently in danger, officials have said.

Column: Is space exploration worth the money?
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Column: Is space exploration worth the money?

Feb 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,672 Views 64 Comments

Might the money spent on space exploration by governments and scientific institutes be better used for “real world” problems? Conor Farrell takes a look.

It's a bird, it's a plane...No it's the International Space Station
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# Look Out

It's a bird, it's a plane...No it's the International Space Station

Feb 21st 2014, 7:41 PM 30,020 Views 29 Comments

The ISS will be visible over Ireland for the next four nights.

Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space
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# Sochi 2014

Here's what the Winter Olympics look like from space

Feb 12th 2014, 12:18 PM 3,266 Views 2 Comments

This is what NASA was founded for, right?

Star man Chris Hadfield tries his hand at hurling in Dublin
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Star man Chris Hadfield tries his hand at hurling in Dublin

Jan 10th 2014, 2:10 PM 7,443 Views 10 Comments

The Canadian astronaut isn’t a good lad; but he’ll stop a good lad from playing.

Spacewalking astronauts make speedy station repairs
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Spacewalking astronauts make speedy station repairs

Dec 21st 2013, 7:53 PM 9,749 Views 15 Comments

The lads might get Christmas day off now.

Japanese robot chats with astronaut on space station
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Japanese robot chats with astronaut on space station

Dec 20th 2013, 6:37 PM 5,819 Views 11 Comments

The robot is programmed to process questions and select words from its vocabulary to construct an answer.

The Russians have launched the Olympic torch into space
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The Russians have launched the Olympic torch into space

Nov 7th 2013, 12:37 PM 937 Views 0 Comments

The torch will be taken on a space walk this weekend as part of the 2014 Winter Olympic relay.

Hello sunshine! Astronaut snaps cloudless Dublin from ISS
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# Space

Hello sunshine! Astronaut snaps cloudless Dublin from ISS

Nov 6th 2013, 7:57 AM 22,274 Views 29 Comments

How long did Luca Parmitano have to wait though?

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

Oct 22nd 2013, 4:39 PM 28,146 Views 50 Comments

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

International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight
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International Space Station to pass in front of the moon tonight

Oct 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,707 Views 31 Comments

Areas between Dublin and Bantry Bay in Cork should be able to see it tonight.

Here’s what happened today: Friday
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Here’s what happened today: Friday

Sep 27th 2013, 11:27 PM 11,236 Views 6 Comments

Get up to speed on the scrums at Ireland’s tax offices today, the renewed strike threat by doctors and the landmark report on climate change…

Pics: Soyuz wanna see a spaceship? Here's one that landed this morning in Kazakhstan
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Pics: Soyuz wanna see a spaceship? Here's one that landed this morning in Kazakhstan

Sep 11th 2013, 3:30 PM 9,197 Views 11 Comments

Well, more a space capsule. Three astronauts landed back on Earth today after spending almost half a year on the International Space Station.

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:18 PM 16,009 Views 31 Comments

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.

Russian cargo ship docks successfully at International Space Station
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Russian cargo ship docks successfully at International Space Station

Jul 28th 2013, 1:51 PM 4,508 Views 31 Comments

The ship has delivered about 2.4 metric tons of supplies to the space outpost,

NASA aborts spacewalk after helmet leak
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NASA aborts spacewalk after helmet leak

Jul 16th 2013, 3:14 PM 4,396 Views 26 Comments

The dangerous water leak occurred in the helmet of Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano about an hour into the spacewalk.

How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs)
# Rinse And Repeat
# Rinse And Repeat

How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs)

Jul 11th 2013, 9:55 AM 2,532 Views 0 Comments

A zero-gravity tutorial.