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Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS
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Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS

May 22nd 2012, 10:36 AM 1,160 Views 5 Comments

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.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 19th 2012, 7:38 PM 3,749 Views 4 Comments

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

VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch
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VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch

May 19th 2012, 1:19 PM 2,585 Views 6 Comments

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

May 18th 2012, 3:19 PM 5,260 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Apr 23rd 2012, 4:30 PM 6,015 Views 5 Comments

NASA timelapse photos. It’s a wonderful world.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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The Daily Fix: Monday

Apr 16th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,312 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

Space station visible in Irish skies tonight
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Space station visible in Irish skies tonight

Apr 16th 2012, 12:20 PM 12,565 Views 17 Comments

The ISS has been constantly manned for the past ten years and is about the same size as Croke Park.

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

Feb 15th 2012, 2:25 PM 7,295 Views 13 Comments

Want to see the most expensive object ever built?

NASA planning 'orbiting lab' space communications project
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NASA planning 'orbiting lab' space communications project

Feb 12th 2012, 3:08 PM 1,993 Views 2 Comments

The SCaN Testbed is part of a project to build better communications in space for human exploration or travel.

Want to live out that childhood dream of being an astronaut?
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Want to live out that childhood dream of being an astronaut?

Jan 7th 2012, 11:10 AM 2,976 Views 25 Comments

NASA is hiring.

Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team
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Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team

Nov 22nd 2011, 9:08 PM 4,992 Views 9 Comments

A piece of debris from a destroyed Chinese satellite is expected to pass close by the ISS tomorrow.

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station
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Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station

Nov 16th 2011, 12:39 PM 918 Views 1 Comment

The mission was delayed for two months after a similar rocket exploded shortly after take-off in August.

Watch: manned Russian Soyuz launches from Kazakhstan
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Watch: manned Russian Soyuz launches from Kazakhstan

Nov 14th 2011, 8:07 AM 443 Views 0 Comments

Three men were on board the rocket as it heads for the International Space Station where they will remain until March next year.

Watch: Ambitious China launches first space laboratory
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Watch: Ambitious China launches first space laboratory

Sep 29th 2011, 9:45 PM 277 Views 6 Comments

China plans to have a space station launched by the beginning of the next decade.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Sep 18th 2011, 7:42 PM 2,165 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Martin McGuinness discusses his IRA past; who will Fianna Fáil be backing for the Áras; and what it’s like to fly over the world.

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
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Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Aug 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 860 Views 4 Comments

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 24th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,943 Views 0 Comments

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Astronauts may face food shortage after Russian supply craft crashes
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Astronauts may face food shortage after Russian supply craft crashes

Aug 24th 2011, 6:01 PM 366 Views 18 Comments

An unmanned Russian craft, carrying nearly three tons of food, water and oxygen, is lost after it fails to reach orbit.

Room with a view: Russia unveils plans for new hotel... in space
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Room with a view: Russia unveils plans for new hotel... in space

Aug 17th 2011, 10:48 AM 584 Views 1 Comment

There are ambitious plans for the so-called Space Hotel to be opened by 2016.

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter
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LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Aug 5th 2011, 5:12 PM 925 Views 0 Comments

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time
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WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time

Jul 19th 2011, 10:42 AM 211 Views 0 Comments

The shuttle will land back on earth this Thursday, having completed its duties at the ISS.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 5,091 Views 22 Comments

In today’s Fix: broken election promises, long-lost paintings, the last day of Oxegen and a final hidden message from staff at the News of the World…

Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station
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Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station

Jul 10th 2011, 3:43 PM 409 Views 1 Comment

The last ever shuttle mission arrives at the space station today. Watch the historic event live.

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections
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Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections

Jul 8th 2011, 3:43 PM 710 Views 4 Comments

An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.

End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch
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End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch

Jul 8th 2011, 10:53 AM 427 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands have packed Florida for Atlantis’ final mission, but there are fears it could be delayed by bad weather.

Nasa's final space shuttle mission set for Friday
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Nasa's final space shuttle mission set for Friday

Jul 5th 2011, 12:36 PM 507 Views 2 Comments

As the astronauts get ready for its final launch, we bring you everything you need to know about NASA’s space shuttle history.

Glasto gallery: Bono leads huge singalong as protesters scuffle with security
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Glasto gallery: Bono leads huge singalong as protesters scuffle with security

Jun 25th 2011, 1:03 PM 716 Views 8 Comments

U2 performed a career spanning set, while the crowds were greeted with: “Hello Glastonbury, from the International Space Station”…

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage
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Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage

Jun 8th 2011, 12:50 PM 498 Views 2 Comments

The photographs, taken by an astronaut on his way home to Earth, are the first ever close-ups of a shuttle at the International Space Station.

The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis
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The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis

Jun 7th 2011, 2:31 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

The crew of the last flight of the American manned space programme have arrived in Florida to make final prepartions for their 8 July launch.

Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission
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Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission

Jun 1st 2011, 8:09 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

Endeavour’s final mission ends safely – just as Atlantis is rolled out to a launch pad ahead of the last ever Shuttle mission.

Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time
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Endeavour departs International Space Station for the final time

May 30th 2011, 12:23 PM 644 Views 0 Comments

Endeavour is now on its way back to Earth after completing NASA’s construction efforts on the International Space Station.

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home
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Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

May 29th 2011, 3:23 PM 219 Views 0 Comments

The NASA shuttle is set to undock from the International Space Station later tonight and begin the long journey back to Earth.

ISS astronauts land safely after five months in space
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ISS astronauts land safely after five months in space

May 24th 2011, 10:00 AM 504 Views 0 Comments

Three astronauts have safely returned to Earth after spending 157 days aboard the International Space Station.

Endeavour astronauts cut spacewalk short at ISS over breathing precautions
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Endeavour astronauts cut spacewalk short at ISS over breathing precautions

May 20th 2011, 2:58 PM 237 Views 0 Comments

Today’s spacewalk was halted early, but yesterday’s was a massive success. Endeavour astronauts installed a cosmic ray detector on the International Space Station.

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery
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Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery

May 19th 2011, 8:52 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

Astronaut Mark Kelly says an operation on his wife’s skull has gone successfully – from the International Space Station.

Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station
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Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station

May 18th 2011, 12:14 PM 379 Views 0 Comments

The shuttle’s six-person crew is delivering a €1.4bn particle physics detector to the ISS and will carry out four spacewalks during their mission.

Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission
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Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission

May 16th 2011, 2:20 PM 998 Views 0 Comments

After last month’s launch was delayed due to technical issues, Endeavour has finally taken off and is heading to the International Space Station.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Apr 22nd 2011, 8:02 PM 3,452 Views 0 Comments

Deadly protests in Syria; arrests in Northern Ireland; riots in Bristol; the Pope in space (not really); and men being nailed to a cross (really). It’s all the Daily Fix…

"PB phone home"....Pope Benedict to give the International Space Station a call
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"PB phone home"....Pope Benedict to give the International Space Station a call

Apr 22nd 2011, 2:28 PM 656 Views 0 Comments

A satellite phone hook up with the ISS is planned for 4 May.