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#Moon Landing

From TheJournal.ie An Post acknowledges Irish spelling error on commemorative moon stamps Moon Landing

An Post acknowledges Irish spelling error on commemorative moon stamps

The series of stamps featured four Nasa astronauts with Irish ancestry.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem Brexit

Boris Johnson says that if we can go to the moon, we can solve the Irish border problem

During his time as Foreign Secretary, Johnson compared concerns about the Irish border as “the tail wagging the dog.”

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star The Irish For

The Irish For: An astronaut is a star-sailor, a comet is a paintbrush star

The calling to travel beyond the Earth owes itself to mythology as well as science, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening Moon Landing

A 'deep' partial eclipse of the moon takes place this evening

There won’t be another one for 2 years, so Astronomy Ireland is asking people to send photos of the eclipse into them.

From TheJournal.ie 'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history One Small Step

'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history

It was in the early hours of 21 July 1969 that Irish audiences first heard Neil Armstrong’s famous words as he stepped onto the surface.

From TheJournal.ie Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children over alleged misuse of his finances Apollo 11

Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children over alleged misuse of his finances

His children have filed a petition saying he is suffering from memory loss and delusions.

From TheJournal.ie Dust from the first moon landing bought for €900 could sell for €3.5 million Dust In Your Eyes

Dust from the first moon landing bought for €900 could sell for €3.5 million

A woman bought the bag at an auction.

From TheJournal.ie An African moon mission is in the works, but they're having trouble getting funding off the ground Africa2Moon

An African moon mission is in the works, but they're having trouble getting funding off the ground

They’ve raised just €11,000 of a €126,000 target.

Chris Hadfield tweeted this animation by Dublin schoolboys, and it's winning high praise

Maybe because it’s really, really good.

From TheJournal.ie One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon Final Frontier

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon

It is the first time in almost four decades that a spacecraft has landed on the moon.

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 One Small Step This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

From TheJournal.ie Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets' Apollo 11

Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'

The rocket engines were last seen pushing the Apollo 11 mission into space ahead of its successful moon landing in 1969.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…