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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 16,011 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 4,509 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 4,397 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)
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# Rinse And Repeat

How astronauts wash their hair in space (GIFs)

Jul 11th 2013, 9:55 AM 2,578 Views 0 Comments

A zero-gravity tutorial.

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

Jun 3rd 2013, 9:45 AM 15,002 Views 26 Comments

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.

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

May 29th 2013, 10:58 AM 3,819 Views 10 Comments

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

Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth
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Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth

May 14th 2013, 8:32 AM 14,543 Views 36 Comments

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

Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts
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Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts

May 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 245 Views 5 Comments

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.

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

May 13th 2013, 8:17 AM 11,703 Views 42 Comments

It’s been emotional.

Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk
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Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk

May 11th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,675 Views 45 Comments

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?
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# Brace Yourselves

Is that Ireland under all that weather?

May 10th 2013, 12:40 PM 23,422 Views 36 Comments

Yes, it is. Batten down the hatches.

'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station
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'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station

May 10th 2013, 10:57 AM 11,355 Views 45 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2013, 10:40 AM 12,398 Views 38 Comments

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

Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station
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Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station

Apr 25th 2013, 9:46 AM 10,278 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Apr 19th 2013, 10:33 AM 13,994 Views 30 Comments

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

VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?
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VIDEO: How do you shave in outer space?

Apr 9th 2013, 12:34 PM 5,525 Views 8 Comments

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
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# This Is Ground Control...

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

Mar 29th 2013, 9:45 AM 14,428 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Mar 15th 2013, 12:45 PM 16,480 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Mar 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 8,096 Views 13 Comments

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.

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 4,587 Views 24 Comments

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

PHOTO: Check out this amazing picture of Dublin from space
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PHOTO: Check out this amazing picture of Dublin from space

Feb 18th 2013, 8:45 PM 42,267 Views 56 Comments

Commander Chris Hadfield does it again.

How do you clip your nails and play guitar in space?
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# Ground Control To Major Tom

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

Jan 23rd 2013, 9:54 AM 2,870 Views 2 Comments

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
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Today in space... it's Bryan Adams

Jan 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 527 Views 0 Comments

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

Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space
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Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space

Jan 6th 2013, 11:45 AM 28,097 Views 51 Comments

We’re not half bad looking from far away…

William Shatner had an actual Twitter conversation with space
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William Shatner had an actual Twitter conversation with space

Jan 4th 2013, 10:24 AM 10,507 Views 22 Comments

This is the best thing that’s ever happened.

2012: The year in space exploration
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2012: The year in space exploration

Dec 25th 2012, 2:00 PM 4,614 Views 6 Comments

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

ISS to blaze across sky this evening
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ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Dec 17th 2012, 3:11 PM 16,484 Views 37 Comments

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

The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder
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The Evening Fix… now with added moustache murder

Dec 1st 2012, 7:50 PM 13,626 Views 4 Comments

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

Spacewalk to find ammonia leak as astronauts dodge space junk
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Spacewalk to find ammonia leak as astronauts dodge space junk

Nov 1st 2012, 10:00 PM 11,589 Views 23 Comments

Space station dodged a menacing piece of orbiting junk yesterday.

US-Russian crew blasts off for space station
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US-Russian crew blasts off for space station

Oct 23rd 2012, 5:41 PM 3,225 Views 6 Comments

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
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# Starship Trooper

Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space

Oct 10th 2012, 4:57 PM 7,496 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2012, 3:10 PM 4,643 Views 4 Comments

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.

International Space Station saved by toothbrush
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International Space Station saved by toothbrush

Sep 7th 2012, 3:23 PM 10,237 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Ireland By Night

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

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:49 AM 24,334 Views 41 Comments

Breathtaking.

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities
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Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

Jul 29th 2012, 10:00 AM 5,734 Views 5 Comments

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

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?

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night
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# Stunning

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:28 AM 5,792 Views 18 Comments

This may help put your Monday in perspective.

Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight
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Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight

Jun 6th 2012, 4:36 PM 9,907 Views 15 Comments

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

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission
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Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission

May 31st 2012, 5:41 PM 2,450 Views 0 Comments

Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.

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

May 25th 2012, 8:08 PM 3,755 Views 7 Comments

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