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From TheJournal.ie Ayers Rock, the Andes and the Bahamas - as seen from space Space Exploration

Ayers Rock, the Andes and the Bahamas - as seen from space

Maybe we won’t miss Chris Hadfield that much? These spectacular images were taken by his replacement Fyodor Yurchikhin during his last mission on the ISS.

From TheJournal.ie Chris Hadfield's replacements to study plants and fire in space Space This post contains videos

Chris Hadfield's replacements to study plants and fire in space

Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin will lead his six-month mission with flight engineers Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano.

From TheJournal.ie Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth Cmdr Hadfield This post contains videos

Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth

The astronaut bid farewell to the station yesterday with a David Bowie song – but now he’s back on earth.

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 Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space There's A Starman...

Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space

It’s been emotional.

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk Space Station

Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk

Six-and-a-half hours of work was needed to repair a pump which is thought to have caused the ammonia leak on board the ISS.

Is that Ireland under all that weather?

Yes, it is. Batten down the hatches.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station Leak

'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station

Officials are now considering whether to send ISS crew members into open space to fix the leak.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Ever wonder how Chris Hadfield takes his photos from space? The Long Goodbye

VIDEO: Ever wonder how Chris Hadfield takes his photos from space?

We’re getting towards the end of Commander Hadfield’s six months in space. Here’s how he’s been taking his snaps.

From TheJournal.ie Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station Space

Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station

The vessel may be unable to properly dock with the ISS after its navigation antenna failed to properly deploy.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: What happens when you wring out a damp cloth in space? Space This post contains videos

VIDEO: What happens when you wring out a damp cloth in space?

Get a clear run of the day by getting your daily ‘Chris Hadfield is awesome’ moment out of the way early.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space? Life In Zero G This post contains videos

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?

Your guide to extra-terrestrial grooming, with Commander Chris Hadfield.

How fast is the Internet in space? 8 things we learned from an astronaut's son

DailyEdge.ie spoke to Evan Hadfield, the son of ISS commander Chris Hadfield.

From TheJournal.ie Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space ISS

Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space

Astronaut Thomas Marshburn got snap-happy when the ISS passed over Ireland. Here’s what he saw.

From TheJournal.ie Astronaut Chris Hadfield: 'A tremendous honour' to command ISS Space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield: 'A tremendous honour' to command ISS

The inspirational Canadian is into his first full day as Commander of the International Space Station – the first from his home country to take on the role.

From TheJournal.ie Are humans or robots the future of space travel? Final Frontier This post contains videos

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTO: Check out this amazing picture of Dublin from space Look Out Below!

PHOTO: Check out this amazing picture of Dublin from space

Commander Chris Hadfield does it again.

How do you clip your nails and play guitar in space? Ground Control To Major Tom This post contains videos

How do you clip your nails and play guitar in space?

Also: What’s the hardest thing about being in charge of the ISS. Commander Chris Hadfield tells all…

Today in space... it's Bryan Adams

Don’t tell me, it’s not worth fighting for…

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…

William Shatner had an actual Twitter conversation with space Beam Me Up

William Shatner had an actual Twitter conversation with space

This is the best thing that’s ever happened.

From TheJournal.ie 2012: The year in space exploration 2012 Review This post contains images

2012: The year in space exploration

Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.

From TheJournal.ie ISS to blaze across sky this evening Look Up

ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Spacewalk to find ammonia leak as astronauts dodge space junk Space Station

Spacewalk to find ammonia leak as astronauts dodge space junk

Space station dodged a menacing piece of orbiting junk yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie US-Russian crew blasts off for space station Space

US-Russian crew blasts off for space station

NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and Russians Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin face what may be the heaviest workload in the 12-year history of the space station.

Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space Starship Trooper This post contains videos

Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space

Well, she did lose her heart to a starship trooper after all.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included Space

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included

The commercial cargo ship is bringing 1,000 science experiments and gear to the inhabitants of the ISS – as well as a freezer of chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream.

From TheJournal.ie International Space Station saved by toothbrush NASA

International Space Station saved by toothbrush

The crew managed to fix a serious power problem with the makeshift tool on Wednesday after a six and a half hour space walk.

Check out this incredible photo of night-time Ireland from space

Breathtaking.

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

From TheJournal.ie Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space? Final Frontier

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

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

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night Stunning This post contains videos

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night

This may help put your Monday in perspective.

From TheJournal.ie Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight Space

Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight

The space station will be visible in the night sky later tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission SpaceX This post contains videos

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission

Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail" Space This post contains videos

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"

A private company has successfully supplied cargo to the ISS for the first time on board the Dragon capsule.

From TheJournal.ie Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS Beam Me Up This post contains videos

Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS

Saturday’s first attempt at a launch was abandoned after engine trouble – but no such problems this time, with a payload of food – and 300 temporarily spacebound astronomy buffs.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch SpaceX

VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch

The SpaceX mission was to be the first attempt by private US companies vying to take over the supply route following the end of NASA’s shuttle missions.

Want to write to the International Space Station? Here's the address...

Astronaut Don Pettit has figured out his postal address in case you want to send* him a letter. *It may never get there.