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# moon - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

SpaceX mission carrying DCU samples to the moon postponed by 24 hours
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SpaceX mission carrying DCU samples to the moon postponed by 24 hours

Updated Wed 8:25 AM 9,179 Views 2 Comments

The samples are set to become the first Irish samples to reach the moon since the 1970s.

# moon - Last week 20th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

NASA spacecraft comes within 80 miles of Moon ahead of record-breaking orbit
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NASA spacecraft comes within 80 miles of Moon ahead of record-breaking orbit

Updated Nov 21st 2022, 6:36 PM 18,243 Views 21 Comments

The capsule will travel nearly 250,000 miles from Earth, the longest distance for a spacecraft designed for astronauts.

# moon - Last month November 2022

NASA successfully launches new powerful rocket heading for the Moon
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NASA successfully launches new powerful rocket heading for the Moon

Nov 16th 2022, 7:20 AM 10,902 Views 17 Comments

It was third time lucky for NASA after two previous launch attempts were canceled for technical reasons.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?
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# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?

Nov 13th 2022, 10:00 PM 39,428 Views 14 Comments

Nasa has again rescheduled its long-delayed uncrewed mission to the Moon.

Long-delayed, uncrewed NASA Moon mission delayed again due to storm
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Long-delayed, uncrewed NASA Moon mission delayed again due to storm

Nov 9th 2022, 8:15 AM 4,136 Views 0 Comments

It is the third delay of the highly-anticipated launch in as many months.

# moon - This year 2022

Nasa postpones rocket launch to the moon for the second time
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Nasa postpones rocket launch to the moon for the second time

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 4:24 PM 29,420 Views 53 Comments

The launch was originally planned for 29 August but had to be abandoned moments before lift-off due to issues with an engine.

Poll: Will you watch the Nasa launch today?
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Poll: Will you watch the Nasa launch today?

Sep 3rd 2022, 10:03 AM 24,132 Views 34 Comments

The test is an uncrewed mission around the moon.

Nasa's Artemis 1 moon rocket launch postponed due to engine issue
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Nasa's Artemis 1 moon rocket launch postponed due to engine issue

Aug 29th 2022, 2:00 PM 27,399 Views 71 Comments

The next available launch date for the mission will be on Friday, but a decision has not yet been made on whether it will go ahead.

Scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon
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Scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon

May 13th 2022, 8:22 AM 10,590 Views 19 Comments

The ground-breaking experiment has given researchers hope that it may be possible to one day grow plants directly on the moon.

Astronomers say the rocket set to hit the Moon was built by China not SpaceX
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Astronomers say the rocket set to hit the Moon was built by China not SpaceX

Feb 15th 2022, 10:40 PM 31,719 Views 16 Comments

A rocket will strike the lunar surface on March 4.

# moon - Last year 2021

A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tomorrow morning
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A partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Ireland tomorrow morning

Nov 18th 2021, 5:26 PM 21,469 Views 25 Comments

The partial lunar eclipse is due to begin around 07.18am.

Moon 'wobble' to cause surge of severe flooding in 2030s, Nasa warns
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Moon 'wobble' to cause surge of severe flooding in 2030s, Nasa warns

Jul 15th 2021, 4:00 PM 53,431 Views 51 Comments

Flooding will affect almost all US mainland coastlines, sometimes in clusters that could last over a month.

# moon - All time

Chinese lunar capsule brings Moon rocks back to Earth for the first time since 1970s
# Chang’e 5
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# Chang’e 5

Chinese lunar capsule brings Moon rocks back to Earth for the first time since 1970s

Dec 17th 2020, 7:18 AM 13,148 Views 15 Comments

The Chang’e 5 probe touched down in Inner Mongolia yesterday.

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Chinese spacecraft blasts off from moon with cargo of lunar rocks

Dec 4th 2020, 12:26 PM 15,091 Views 39 Comments

Chang’e 5 will return to earth with 2kg of moon rocks – it is expected to touch down in Mongolia later this month.

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth
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# Chang’e 5

China probe lands on moon in bid to return lunar rocks to Earth

Dec 1st 2020, 8:25 PM 12,963 Views 20 Comments

It is one step on a programme to send a manned mission to the satellite.

China's mission to bring back material from moon blasts off
# Chang’e 5
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# Chang’e 5

China's mission to bring back material from moon blasts off

Nov 24th 2020, 7:12 AM 10,986 Views 13 Comments

Some experts say the mission could pave the way for a crewed lunar mission.

More water on the moon than previously thought, researchers find
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More water on the moon than previously thought, researchers find

Oct 26th 2020, 4:42 PM 32,314 Views 33 Comments

The findings may have implications for future missions to the moon.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?

Oct 25th 2020, 10:00 PM 68,834 Views 41 Comments

NASA is to announce “new science results” about the Moon tomorrow.

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 29,055 Views 41 Comments

Today marks 51 years since the launch of Apollo 11.

Pink supermoon set to grace the skies over Ireland tonight
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Pink supermoon set to grace the skies over Ireland tonight

Apr 7th 2020, 7:34 AM 137,877 Views 20 Comments

Despite its name, there won’t be any dramatic colour change.

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 25,667 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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# One Small Step

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

Jul 13th 2019, 10:30 AM 14,214 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.

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch rare total solar eclipse in South America
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PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch rare total solar eclipse in South America

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:41 AM 10,189 Views 10 Comments

Solar eclipses happen when the Sun, Moon and Earth line up, allowing the Moon to cast its shadow on Earth.

'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute
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# Beresheet

'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute

Apr 11th 2019, 9:43 PM 23,890 Views 84 Comments

The craft suffered an engine failure when it was preparing to land this evening.

Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side
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Chinese spacecraft makes first landing on moon's far side

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:49 AM 13,407 Views 30 Comments

China plans to send its Chang’e 5 probe to the moon next year.

Quiz: How much do you know about the moon?
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# Out Of This World

Quiz: How much do you know about the moon?

Oct 21st 2018, 9:00 PM 46,703 Views 61 Comments

This quiz is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind*.

Tonight's blood moon is the longest of the 21st century - here's when you can see it best
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# The Bloodening

Tonight's blood moon is the longest of the 21st century - here's when you can see it best

Jul 27th 2018, 9:29 AM 135,885 Views 24 Comments

The lunar eclipse coincides with a close passing of Mars in tonight’s sky.

Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance
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Trump to meet South Korean leader in Washington as Kim Jong Un summit hangs in the balance

May 22nd 2018, 7:50 AM 6,951 Views 22 Comments

Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to salvage a rare diplomatic opening.

Pics: Here's how the first supermoon of the year looked around the world last night
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# Star Gazing

Pics: Here's how the first supermoon of the year looked around the world last night

Jan 2nd 2018, 9:29 AM 14,773 Views 6 Comments

Did you see it?

The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight
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The first of two supermoons this month will be visible tonight

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 27,660 Views 19 Comments

It’ll reach its closest point to Earth at around 10pm.

The supermoon had people staring wide-eyed at the heavens last night
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The supermoon had people staring wide-eyed at the heavens last night

Dec 4th 2017, 8:48 AM 20,945 Views 20 Comments

Some cloud hampered things for Irish stargazers.

WATCH: Check out this livestream of the solar eclipse
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WATCH: Check out this livestream of the solar eclipse

Aug 21st 2017, 5:57 PM 29,123 Views 15 Comments

The solar eclipse will plunge parts of the US into darkness this afternoon.

The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?
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The United States is about to experience the best eclipse in a lifetime... but how long does Ireland have to wait?

Aug 21st 2017, 8:10 AM 61,393 Views 51 Comments

Ages, is the answer.

Chinese students are living in a cabin for 200 days to simulate living on the moon
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# Lunar Palace

Chinese students are living in a cabin for 200 days to simulate living on the moon

Jul 16th 2017, 12:00 PM 8,412 Views 20 Comments

Lunar Palace simulates a long-term space mission to the moon.

A woman who bought dust from first moon landing for €900 selling it for €3.5 million
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A woman who bought dust from first moon landing for €900 selling it for €3.5 million

Jul 14th 2017, 10:03 PM 30,978 Views 37 Comments

The moon fragments had almost been thrown out once before.

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope'
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# Walking In Space

'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope'

Jun 17th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,536 Views 10 Comments

A former Nasa astronaut talks to us about his time in space, and the goal of humans reaching Mars.

The guy who mooned everyone at the Eurovision could be going to jail for it
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# Full Moon

The guy who mooned everyone at the Eurovision could be going to jail for it

May 15th 2017, 6:05 PM 6,519 Views 5 Comments

Don’t flash your bum on live TV in Ukraine, guys.

Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride
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# Fly Me To The Moon

Puffy faces and a constant need to pee: Moon tourists may be in for a rough ride

Mar 11th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,050 Views 24 Comments

Last week SpaceX announced it would launch two tourists to skirt Earth’s satellite next year.

Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year
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Two space tourists are going on a trip around the moon next year

Feb 27th 2017, 10:22 PM 11,400 Views 24 Comments

In a statement this evening, the company said that the two people had paid a “significant deposit” to travel beyond the moon.

Eyes to the sky: Ireland will be treated to a rare eclipse of the moon tonight
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Eyes to the sky: Ireland will be treated to a rare eclipse of the moon tonight

Feb 10th 2017, 8:00 AM 25,406 Views 11 Comments

The eclipse will officially begin at 10.30 but dimming will not be visible until after 11.

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