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From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about the moon? Out Of This World

Quiz: How much do you know about the moon?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing International Space Station

'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing

The rocket landed in Kazakhstan.

From TheJournal.ie Irish-produced documentary about Voyager space programme wins Emmy award The Farthest

Irish-produced documentary about Voyager space programme wins Emmy award

The American awards recognise excellence in the television industry.

From TheJournal.ie Nasa just launched a laser satellite that will measure melting ice Frickin Laser Beams

Nasa just launched a laser satellite that will measure melting ice

The $1 billion probe blasted off this morning.

From TheJournal.ie A Nasa spacecraft that will land on an asteroid and take a sample has just glimpsed its target In Sight This post contains videos

A Nasa spacecraft that will land on an asteroid and take a sample has just glimpsed its target

The asteroid named Bennu is about the size of a mountain.

From TheJournal.ie NASA's Parker probe has finally gotten off the ground - and is headed for the Sun We Have Liftoff

NASA's Parker probe has finally gotten off the ground - and is headed for the Sun

After an aborted launch yesterday, the Parker space probe finally got its seven-year mission to the Sun under way this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hold, hold, hold' - Technical hitch discovered two minutes before launch sees NASA Sun mission cancelled We Have A Problem

'Hold, hold, hold' - Technical hitch discovered two minutes before launch sees NASA Sun mission cancelled

The launch will be attempted again tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Nasa is sending a helicopter that weighs less than 2kg to Mars Life On Mars

Nasa is sending a helicopter that weighs less than 2kg to Mars

The helicopter is being sent as part of the Mars 2020 mission.

From TheJournal.ie NASA launches spacecraft designed to find planets that might support life New Life?

NASA launches spacecraft designed to find planets that might support life

The satellite is expected to catalogue thousands of planets.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments Dragon

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

From TheJournal.ie Bruce McCandless, the first astronaut to fly untethered in space, has died RIP

Bruce McCandless, the first astronaut to fly untethered in space, has died

He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker’s jetpack.

From TheJournal.ie Made of 'tuff' stuff: Why this new island that rose from the ashes in Tonga is here to stay Life On Mars This post contains videos

Made of 'tuff' stuff: Why this new island that rose from the ashes in Tonga is here to stay

Nasa scientists say that examining the way the island sprung up could shed light on if there’s any life on Mars.

From TheJournal.ie Trump signs order to send astronauts to the moon, to Mars and 'perhaps many worlds beyond' To Boldly Go

Trump signs order to send astronauts to the moon, to Mars and 'perhaps many worlds beyond'

Budget issues have curtailed similar efforts by other Republican presidents.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland Rain Rain Go Away

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

From TheJournal.ie An asteroid the size of your house will give Earth a close shave tomorrow morning Not Armageddon

An asteroid the size of your house will give Earth a close shave tomorrow morning

Asteroid TC4 will pass uncomfortably close to Earth just before 7am tomorrow morning according to Nasa.

From TheJournal.ie Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn The Final Frontier

Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn

More than 1,500 people jammed Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab in California to watch.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish documentary tells the incredible story of the Voyager spacecraft The Farthest

An Irish documentary tells the incredible story of the Voyager spacecraft

We talked to the film’s director, Emer Reynolds.

From TheJournal.ie Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth Close One

Largest asteroid in over a century flies by Earth

Scientists had planned to study the asteroid up close when it passes.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The solar eclipse had all of America gazing upwards this evening Best Eclipse Period

Pictures: The solar eclipse had all of America gazing upwards this evening

“We have to start eating salad and be healthy if we want to make it till the next eclipse,” one observer said.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Check out this livestream of the solar eclipse Lights Out

WATCH: Check out this livestream of the solar eclipse

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

From TheJournal.ie This Irish space balloon mission captured stunning photos of the earth this week International Space University

This Irish space balloon mission captured stunning photos of the earth this week

The International Space University is hosting its 30th Space Studies Program at CIT this summer.

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't want to be known as the person who broke something on the Hubble telescope' Walking In Space This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks Up In Flames

Nasa has taken an aerial photo of Ireland's gorse fires as public warned of health risks

There have been more than 100 serious gorse and forest fires in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump Out Of World Record

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

From TheJournal.ie Check out these incredible images of US National Parks - from eye level and space Mother Nature This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow Dark Side Of The Moon This post contains videos

Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth tomorrow

Nasa has said there is no chance the asteroid will hit us, but it will be “a very close approach”.

From TheJournal.ie In major announcement, Nasa confirms seven Earth-like planets have been discovered Galaxy Quest

In major announcement, Nasa confirms seven Earth-like planets have been discovered

“We will never be completely sure” if there’s life there without going to these planets, researchers said.

From TheJournal.ie Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown Abort Abort Abort

Last-minute glitch forces SpaceX rocket to cancel launch with 13 seconds left on countdown

The earliest a relaunch can be attempted is tomorrow morning.

From TheJournal.ie NASA scientists to spend eight months in Hawaiian dome for 'Mars simulation' Dome Sweet Dome

NASA scientists to spend eight months in Hawaiian dome for 'Mars simulation'

The study will assess the psychological difficulties associated with living in isolation.

From TheJournal.ie The last man to walk on the moon has died Apollo 17

The last man to walk on the moon has died

Gene Cernan was 82.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for human community on Mars pushed back by five years Mars One

Plans for human community on Mars pushed back by five years

Mars One said its first manned mission to the red planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026.

From TheJournal.ie When it comes to making Halloween pumpkins, NASA's carving competition is the gold standard Pumpkings

When it comes to making Halloween pumpkins, NASA's carving competition is the gold standard

These people know their way around a jack-o-lantern.

From TheJournal.ie First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump Astronaut

First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump

Colonel Eileen Collins was speaking at a Medical Council event in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Nasa's Curiosity rover has sent back some holiday pics from Mars Red Planet

Nasa's Curiosity rover has sent back some holiday pics from Mars

The planet’s layered geologic past is shown in new color images returned by the unmanned rover, which is exploring lower Mount Sharp.

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad Spaced Out

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

There were no injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter Red Planet

Here are 40 amazing photos of Mars taken by the Nasa Orbiter

The Mars Orbiter has been taking stunning photos of the planet for nearly 10 years – here are the cream of the most recent crop.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is there faster broadband on the moon than in Roscommon?

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has claimed there is better internet connection 400,000km away than in parts of his constituency.

From TheJournal.ie NASA wants to mine the moon - with a little help from Taipei Made In Taiwan

NASA wants to mine the moon - with a little help from Taipei

The Resource Prospector project aims to be the first mining expedition on another world.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning Liftoff

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

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