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NASA astronaut shares image of Dublin from space
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NASA astronaut shares image of Dublin from space

Oct 12th 2021, 7:35 AM 32,208 Views 10 Comments

Shane Kimbrough is part of the crew of Expedition 65 which began its mission in April.

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station
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Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station

Jan 26th 2021, 8:01 PM 32,344 Views 48 Comments

The three men will receive 15 weeks of training in advance of the flight next January.

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station
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SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station

Nov 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 13,720 Views 10 Comments

The flight to the space station – 27.5 hours door to door – should be entirely automated.

After more than 200 days in space, an International Space Station crew has landed safely on Earth
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After more than 200 days in space, an International Space Station crew has landed safely on Earth

Apr 17th 2020, 10:14 AM 19,911 Views 31 Comments

A crew member said “the Earth still looks just as stunning as always” from above during the Covid-19 pandemic.

A humanoid robot has joined the crew of the International Space Station
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A humanoid robot has joined the crew of the International Space Station

Aug 27th 2019, 8:04 AM 9,914 Views 25 Comments

Fedor copies human movements and can help astronauts carry out tasks remotely.

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station
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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

Mar 3rd 2019, 1:52 PM 18,787 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was met with applause at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
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A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,051 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments
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SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

Apr 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,379 Views 33 Comments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

'Victory' as astronauts fix power box during critical space walk
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'Victory' as astronauts fix power box during critical space walk

May 23rd 2017, 8:06 PM 8,544 Views 10 Comments

It was unclear what caused the MDM to fail.

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump
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# Out Of World Record

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

Apr 24th 2017, 9:24 PM 11,083 Views 26 Comments

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space
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Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space

Jan 21st 2017, 10:00 AM 7,422 Views 8 Comments

They’ll talk next week.

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning
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PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

Jul 18th 2016, 10:20 AM 11,356 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

Dublin was looking very nice from space today
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Dublin was looking very nice from space today

Apr 20th 2016, 9:36 PM 22,108 Views 23 Comments

The blue skies made it easy to see from the International Space Station.

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE
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Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE

Mar 11th 2016, 8:39 AM 12,059 Views 12 Comments

Great work.

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE
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# Up In The Air

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE

Mar 10th 2016, 4:36 PM 3,073 Views 0 Comments

Great work.

Watch: Violent storms, bright lights and dark seas - The view from 250 miles high
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# Take A Break

Watch: Violent storms, bright lights and dark seas - The view from 250 miles high

Feb 10th 2016, 10:59 AM 18,017 Views 10 Comments

Astronaut Tim Peake tweeted the timelapse from ISS.

Today's first ever spacewalk by a British astronaut was cut short
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Today's first ever spacewalk by a British astronaut was cut short

Jan 15th 2016, 7:52 PM 22,424 Views 53 Comments

“I guess nothing can fully prepare for the feeling of being outside of a spacecraft in the vacuum of space.”

This astronaut is taking stunning photos of Earth from space
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This astronaut is taking stunning photos of Earth from space

Jan 5th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,676 Views 3 Comments

Scott Kelly is in the final stretch of a year-long mission on the ISS, which orbits Earth every 92.91 minutes.

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
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Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,541 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

If Ireland was made completely of fluffy white clouds it would look exactly like this
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# The Auld Sod

If Ireland was made completely of fluffy white clouds it would look exactly like this

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:17 AM 11,453 Views 3 Comments

We’re being watched from above right now.

An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth
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An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth

Apr 29th 2015, 11:48 AM 18,572 Views 30 Comments

Video has emerged of it spinning out of control.

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens
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# Drone Ship

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens

Apr 16th 2015, 9:44 PM 15,118 Views 15 Comments

The company isn’t giving up hope.

A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h
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A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h

Apr 13th 2015, 7:46 PM 17,769 Views 16 Comments

The Space X rocket will resupply the space station, but it needs to catch it first.

Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday
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Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday

Apr 8th 2015, 9:36 AM 21,858 Views 23 Comments

Stunning.

Can you guess which of these twins is heading into space this morning?
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# Gemini

Can you guess which of these twins is heading into space this morning?

Mar 27th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,889 Views 5 Comments

The pair are taking part in a mission run by NASA.

Thank you, ISS astronaut, for the greenest pic of Ireland today
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Thank you, ISS astronaut, for the greenest pic of Ireland today

Mar 17th 2015, 8:45 PM 67,990 Views 66 Comments

We’re one beautiful country when seen from space.

Time to say goodbye: Sarah Brightman is the next €48m space tourist
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# Hitting The High Notes

Time to say goodbye: Sarah Brightman is the next €48m space tourist

Mar 10th 2015, 7:20 PM 17,423 Views 15 Comments

The Opera star says she’s training to sing in microgravity.

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Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Mar 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 20,010 Views 24 Comments

Get your glasses out.

Leonard Nimoy honoured with Vulcan hand salute from space
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Leonard Nimoy honoured with Vulcan hand salute from space

Mar 1st 2015, 6:10 PM 12,288 Views 17 Comments

Nimoy’s home town of Boston can be seen in the background of the image.

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts perform seven hour spacewalk on ISS
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# In A Vacuum

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts perform seven hour spacewalk on ISS

Feb 25th 2015, 4:10 PM 9,534 Views 6 Comments

It might make you think your own job is a bit underwhelming…

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 15,113 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 16,313 Views 11 Comments

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

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing
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This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Jan 6th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,194 Views 12 Comments

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

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 7,865 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 6,348 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 31,671 Views 30 Comments

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

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening
# Santa's Sleigh
# Santa's Sleigh

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening

Dec 24th 2014, 11:29 AM 3,320 Views 0 Comments

Important advice for any parents of little ones.

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 9,119 Views 15 Comments

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

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 15,442 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 24,791 Views 40 Comments

‘Mon the Dubs!

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