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Quiz: How much do you know about the Apollo 11 moon landing?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the Apollo 11 moon landing?

Jul 16th 2020, 9:30 PM 28,813 Views 41 Comments

Today marks 51 years since the launch of Apollo 11.

An Post acknowledges Irish spelling error on commemorative moon stamps
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An Post acknowledges Irish spelling error on commemorative moon stamps

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:29 PM 45,870 Views 81 Comments

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:44 AM 32,355 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 31,113 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Jul 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 25,642 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Jul 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 14,073 Views 40 Comments

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.

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

Jun 26th 2018, 2:38 PM 23,038 Views 32 Comments

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

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

May 24th 2017, 7:54 PM 15,313 Views 48 Comments

A woman bought the bag at an auction.

Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon
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# One Small Step

Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon

Feb 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,711 Views 2 Comments

We would do the same.

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

Jan 10th 2015, 8:31 PM 23,186 Views 92 Comments

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
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# Future Astronauts

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

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:30 PM 21,045 Views 17 Comments

Maybe because it’s really, really good.

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon
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One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon

Dec 14th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,804 Views 71 Comments

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
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In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 PM 17,908 Views 101 Comments

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

Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'
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Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'

Mar 29th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,605 Views 7 Comments

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