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Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid
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Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid

Tue 6:58 AM 13,557 Views 16 Comments

The aim of the mission was to demonstrate that dangerous incoming rocks can be deflected by deliberately smashing into them.

# nasa - Saturday 24 September, 2022

NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm
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NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm

Sat 4:00 PM 13,169 Views 18 Comments

Artemis 1 is an uncrewed mission around the moon that will pave the way for future crewed missions.

# nasa - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Neptune and rings shine in photos from Webb space telescope
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Neptune and rings shine in photos from Webb space telescope

Sep 21st 2022, 8:01 PM 16,921 Views 4 Comments

Nasa’s Voyager 2 was the first spacecraft to see Neptune in all its gaseous glory, during a 1989 flyby.

# nasa - Saturday 3 September, 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 29,393 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 24,118 Views 34 Comments

The test is an uncrewed mission around the moon.

# nasa - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Lunchbox-sized instrument successfully generates oxygen on Mars
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Lunchbox-sized instrument successfully generates oxygen on Mars

Sep 1st 2022, 8:30 AM 16,378 Views 29 Comments

It is hoped that at full capacity, the system should generate enough oxygen to sustain humans once they arrive on Mars.

# nasa - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

NASA will try again to launch its new Moon rocket on Saturday
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NASA will try again to launch its new Moon rocket on Saturday

Aug 31st 2022, 7:49 AM 7,623 Views 8 Comments

The two-hour launch window will begin at 7:17 pm Irish time.

# nasa - Monday 29 August, 2022

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 27,379 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.

# nasa - Saturday 27 August, 2022

Nasa's 'most powerful rocket' set for launch of Artemis 1 moon mission
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Nasa's 'most powerful rocket' set for launch of Artemis 1 moon mission

Aug 27th 2022, 9:20 AM 17,226 Views 56 Comments

While this mission will be uncrewed, the agency aims to put people on the Moon in 2025.

# nasa - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit
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'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit

Aug 17th 2022, 10:40 PM 31,105 Views 26 Comments

Wednesday’s mission was the seventh spacewalk for Oleg Artemyev.

# nasa - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Nasa has released the clearest-ever photo of galaxies in deep space
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Nasa has released the clearest-ever photo of galaxies in deep space

Jul 12th 2022, 7:31 AM 24,510 Views 27 Comments

The stunning shot shows thousands of galaxies from billions of years ago.

# nasa - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit, Nasa says
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Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit, Nasa says

Jul 5th 2022, 7:58 PM 27,594 Views 12 Comments

The spacecraft had spent nearly a week in Earth orbit when contact was lost.

# nasa - Monday 27 June, 2022

NASA launches first rocket from new Australian space centre
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NASA launches first rocket from new Australian space centre

Jun 27th 2022, 8:05 AM 10,891 Views 0 Comments

The launch was the first of three planned missions for June and July.

# nasa - Friday 10 June, 2022

Nasa launches independent team to study UFOs despite ‘reputational risk’
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Nasa launches independent team to study UFOs despite ‘reputational risk’

Jun 10th 2022, 11:54 AM 13,692 Views 43 Comments

The space agency considers this a first step in trying to explain UFOs.

# nasa - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port
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Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port

Jun 8th 2022, 9:50 AM 10,555 Views 14 Comments

Three rockets will be launched from the Arnhem Space Centre on Indigenous-owned land near the mining town of Nhulunbuy.

# nasa - Friday 13 May, 2022

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 10,587 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.

# nasa - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

First Nasa crew comprised equally of men and women heads to ISS on SpaceX flight
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First Nasa crew comprised equally of men and women heads to ISS on SpaceX flight

Apr 27th 2022, 2:58 PM 10,898 Views 8 Comments

The crew, including Jessica Watkins, the first black woman making a long-term spaceflight, will spend five months at the orbiting lab.

# nasa - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Fuel leak thwarts Nasa’s dress rehearsal for moon rocket
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Fuel leak thwarts Nasa’s dress rehearsal for moon rocket

Apr 14th 2022, 10:45 PM 11,515 Views 6 Comments

Liquid hydrogen is extremely hazardous, with officials noting that the systems had been checked for leaks prior to the test.

# nasa - Friday 8 April, 2022

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each
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SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each

Apr 8th 2022, 5:14 PM 17,045 Views 18 Comments

It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for Nasa.

# nasa - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve
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Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve

Dec 18th 2021, 7:46 PM 15,736 Views 11 Comments

Multiple problems forced delays and a tripling of the telescope’s original budget with a final price tag of nearly $10 billion.

# nasa - Sunday 12 December, 2021

Geminid meteor shower to light up the night sky tomorrow
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Geminid meteor shower to light up the night sky tomorrow

Dec 12th 2021, 12:30 PM 21,694 Views 10 Comments

Geminids are very bright, moderately fast, and are unusual in being multi-coloured.

# nasa - Friday 10 December, 2021

Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit
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Nasa’s newest X-ray telescope rockets into orbit

Dec 10th 2021, 9:01 AM 7,107 Views 6 Comments

Scientists said the observatory will unveil the most dramatic and extreme parts of the universe as never before.

# nasa - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

NASA launches spacecraft to kick an asteroid off course
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NASA launches spacecraft to kick an asteroid off course

Nov 24th 2021, 6:41 AM 11,489 Views 20 Comments

The asteroids in question pose no threat to our planet.

# nasa - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

NASA to fire spaceship at asteroid to see if it's a good way of deflecting them away from Earth
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NASA to fire spaceship at asteroid to see if it's a good way of deflecting them away from Earth

Nov 23rd 2021, 8:45 AM 17,624 Views 32 Comments

The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is to determine whether this is an effective way to deflect the course of an asteroid.

# nasa - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021
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Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021

Nov 17th 2021, 7:53 AM 32,920 Views 9 Comments

The word has been looked up on its website more than 243,000 times globally during 2021.

# nasa - Friday 12 November, 2021

Opinion: How life on Mars made me a better citizen of Earth
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Opinion: How life on Mars made me a better citizen of Earth

Nov 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,985 Views 5 Comments

Dr Niamh Shaw says it took her Mars simulation training for her to realise just how precious life on Earth really is.

# nasa - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids
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Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids

Oct 16th 2021, 5:42 PM 10,842 Views 7 Comments

Lucy is named after the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia nearly half a century ago.

# nasa - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Nasa’s newest Mars rover successfully collects first rock sample
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Nasa’s newest Mars rover successfully collects first rock sample

Sep 2nd 2021, 10:00 PM 8,842 Views 12 Comments

An attempt by the rover to collect a sample last month had failed.

# nasa - Thursday 15 July, 2021

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 53,424 Views 51 Comments

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

# nasa - Monday 28 June, 2021

Life could exist in Jupiter's clouds, according to Belfast scientists
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Life could exist in Jupiter's clouds, according to Belfast scientists

Jun 28th 2021, 4:05 PM 25,427 Views 10 Comments

The concentration of water vapour in the clouds may be enough to sustain life.

# nasa - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Nasa to send two robotic missions to Venus
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Nasa to send two robotic missions to Venus

Jun 3rd 2021, 7:08 AM 8,332 Views 11 Comments

Earth’s closest neighbour is also the solar system’s hottest planet.

# nasa - Saturday 15 May, 2021

China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time
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China lands spacecraft on Mars for the first time

May 15th 2021, 10:58 AM 20,813 Views 37 Comments

A rover will join an American craft which arrived at the red planet in February.

# nasa - Sunday 2 May, 2021

SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare night splashdown
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SpaceX returns four astronauts to Earth in rare night splashdown

May 2nd 2021, 9:25 AM 23,723 Views 9 Comments

The Dragon capsule parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico, ending the second astronaut flight for Elon Musk’s company.

# nasa - Monday 19 April, 2021

NASA successfully completes first-ever controlled helicopter flight on another planet
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NASA successfully completes first-ever controlled helicopter flight on another planet

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 11:52 AM 26,447 Views 37 Comments

The helicopter beamed images of the feat back to Earth this morning.

# nasa - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station
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Space trio return to Earth after six months aboard orbiting station

Apr 17th 2021, 3:30 PM 23,760 Views 3 Comments

A Nasa astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan.

# nasa - Friday 9 April, 2021

Russian-US space crew blast off to International Space Station
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Russian-US space crew blast off to International Space Station

Apr 9th 2021, 9:58 AM 9,160 Views 20 Comments

The trio launched successfully from Russia’s leased Baikonur base in Kazakhstan.

# nasa - Sunday 4 April, 2021

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is preparing for the first-ever powered flight on another planet
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NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is preparing for the first-ever powered flight on another planet

Apr 4th 2021, 7:12 PM 25,725 Views 29 Comments

The ultra-light aircraft was on board the Perseverance rover when it landed on Mars in February.

# nasa - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive
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Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive

Mar 6th 2021, 10:16 AM 24,344 Views 34 Comments

The Perseverance rover completed a drive lasting more than half an hour.

# nasa - Friday 5 March, 2021

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Spacewalkers finish solar panel preparation for station power boost

Mar 5th 2021, 8:27 PM 8,417 Views 1 Comment

The equipment will support the first set of improved solar panels, due to arrive in June.

# nasa - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Spacewalking astronauts prepare station for new solar wings
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Spacewalking astronauts prepare station for new solar wings

Feb 28th 2021, 4:35 PM 14,467 Views 16 Comments

Mission Control said it would need to work on “kindergarten skills” after some painted lines were slightly off.

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