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From TheJournal.ie Russia plans to send man to the Moon Space

Russia plans to send man to the Moon

As part of a newly unveiled 18-year plan, Russia will send probes to Mars, Jupiter and Venus and a human team to the surface of the Moon.

Long missions in space may damage eyesight

Prolonged periods of space travel might damage astronauts eyesight according to new research. NASA say they are not unduly worried.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight Solar Flare This post contains images

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.

Is there food on Mars?

A group of six people will take part in a simulated mission to Mars next year – on the Big Island of Hawaii. Their mission? Report back on the food astronauts eat in space.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists Life On Mars

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists

Chunks of meteorite found in Morocco in December, thought to have fallen in July, came from Mars millions of years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Russian spacecraft set to crash back to Earth next month Space

Russian spacecraft set to crash back to Earth next month

The unmanned Phobos-Ground craft, which was set to land on one of Mars’s moons, will return sometime in January.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars' Life On Mars This post contains videos

Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars'

The Curiosity rover is costing NASA billions but it is hoped it can discover new facts about the red planet.

From TheJournal.ie Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission Life On Mars This post contains videos

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission

Tomorrow’s launch sends the Curiosity rover on the start of its eight-month voyage to Mars, where it will examine the soil for signs of life.

From TheJournal.ie Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft Space This post contains videos

Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft

The Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars launched on 8 November, but the engine boosts to push it out of Earth’s orbit and on towards the Martian moon Phobos failed.

The Top 7 Silvio moments Bunga Bunga This post contains videos

The Top 7 Silvio moments

The man who made bunga bunga famous – and six other memorable moments from Berlusconi’s career.

From TheJournal.ie Russia’s race against time to save Mars moon probe Mission To Mars

Russia’s race against time to save Mars moon probe

Russian spacecraft engineers have three days to reset the onboard computers of a probe bound for Mars, which is stuck in orbit.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

Video, photos: Simulated mission to Mars ends after 520 days of isolation Mars This post contains images

Video, photos: Simulated mission to Mars ends after 520 days of isolation

A group of six scientists and engineers emerged from their capsule earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie NASA starts work on super-size rocket for human space exploration Space This post contains videos

NASA starts work on super-size rocket for human space exploration

NASA has unveiled plans for a massive new rocket that will bring its astronauts deeper into outer-space than ever before.

From TheJournal.ie NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars Life On Mars

NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars

Is there life on Mars? Perhaps, say NASA, as evidence of water has been found.

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

Venezuela’s socialist president also warned that the West was trying to plunder Libya’s natural resources.

Penis envy? Berlusconi slammed for replacing statue body parts

What is it about the male appendage that keeps getting the Italian PM in such hot water?