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Four new EU satellites have been launched into space
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Four new EU satellites have been launched into space

Jul 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,558 Views 50 Comments

It’s hoped that the satellites will improve security systems and locators.

'Mystery' signal from space is solved and it's not aliens
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# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

'Mystery' signal from space is solved and it's not aliens

Jul 29th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,415 Views 20 Comments

It turns out the noise was just interference from a distant satellite.

European Space Agency gives go-ahead for Ireland's first satellite
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# We Have Liftoff

European Space Agency gives go-ahead for Ireland's first satellite

May 23rd 2017, 9:23 AM 17,215 Views 31 Comments

An Irish project was selected by the ESA’s Fly Your Satellite! (FYS) programme.

Ireland condemns North Korea's launch of rocket into space
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Ireland condemns North Korea's launch of rocket into space

Feb 7th 2016, 2:00 PM 26,701 Views 82 Comments

The launch violated multiple UN resolutions.

90-year-old woman brought to court and ordered to pay €1,500 for having a satellite dish on her house
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90-year-old woman brought to court and ordered to pay €1,500 for having a satellite dish on her house

Sep 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 50,232 Views 132 Comments

Peg Rudd says she is “very annoyed” about the case.

Quiz: Can you tell this landmark from above?
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Quiz: Can you tell this landmark from above?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 48,195 Views 24 Comments

Are you an eye in the sky?

QUIZ: Can you tell these international cities from satellite photos?
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QUIZ: Can you tell these international cities from satellite photos?

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 27,227 Views 29 Comments

Think you learned nothing from geography?

In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland
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# 1984 State Papers

In 1983 there was a chance a Soviet spy satellite would fall on Ireland

Dec 27th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,128 Views 12 Comments

There was one in 10,000 chance nuclear-powered Cosmo 1402 would fall over Ireland.

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station
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# Fair-ly Far Away City

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 24,789 Views 40 Comments

‘Mon the Dubs!

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia
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# Love Rocket

Sex geckos freeze to death after being sent to space by Russia

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:49 AM 16,553 Views 29 Comments

Their fruit fly companions survived, however, and successfully did the dirty up in space.

BBC Weather had an unfortunate NSFW moment with a rain cloud
# Slashing Rain
# Slashing Rain

BBC Weather had an unfortunate NSFW moment with a rain cloud

Aug 15th 2014, 4:11 PM 4,346 Views 2 Comments

Showers, heavy at times.

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
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# Up Up And Away

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,037 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup
# World Cup 2014
# World Cup 2014

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup

Jun 14th 2014, 3:37 PM 8,593 Views 4 Comments

All the competitors from Algeria to Uruguay, photographed from space.

Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million
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Google buys satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million

Jun 10th 2014, 7:20 PM 7,419 Views 16 Comments

The acquisition will see Skybox’s satellites being used to keep Google Maps up to date as well as help it improve internet access and disaster relief.

These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize
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These Limerick students built a satellite in a can and won a European prize

Jun 6th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,606 Views 5 Comments

The team from Crescent College Comprehensive came third in a European competition for their CanSat.

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service
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# Internet For All

Google plans to build 180 satellites to help provide global internet service

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:48 PM 8,799 Views 22 Comments

The project, which will cost the company more than $1 billion, will see its satellites orbit the earth at lower altitudes than traditional satellites and will provide internet access to remote parts of the world.

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today
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ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:59 AM 3,858 Views 8 Comments

The Sentinel-1A satellite is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day and night radar imaging satellite which will be used for land and ocean services.

Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?
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Column: Can big data save our planet’s forests?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:00 AM 151 Views 0 Comments

Are we winning the fight against deforestation? Now there’s a way to check – and hold businesses and governments to account, write Oliver Mylius and Hans Zomer.

Satellite images of possible missing plane debris released by Chinese government
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Satellite images of possible missing plane debris released by Chinese government

Mar 12th 2014, 10:57 PM 32,405 Views 44 Comments

The pictures were taken by a satellite on Sunday.

Satellite crashes into the Atlantic, but what about next one?
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Satellite crashes into the Atlantic, but what about next one?

Nov 12th 2013, 9:11 AM 12,609 Views 33 Comments

How often do satellites crash to earth and should we be worried?

European satellite to crash to earth this weekend
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European satellite to crash to earth this weekend

Nov 8th 2013, 9:10 PM 13,428 Views 20 Comments

The chances of a human being hit are about 65,000 times lower than getting struck by lightning, the European Space Agency.

Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition
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Irish to compete in €1 million satellite ideas competition

Apr 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 5,464 Views 16 Comments

The top prize is €1 million and the prestigious title of ‘Galileo Master’.

Asteroid to pass Earth at 'remarkably close distance'
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# Asteroid

Asteroid to pass Earth at 'remarkably close distance'

Feb 11th 2013, 10:12 AM 14,583 Views 69 Comments

NASA said the asteroid will not hit earth but it will make the closest ever approach for an object so large.

Dublin start-up wins at European Space Agency technology awards
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Dublin start-up wins at European Space Agency technology awards

Oct 27th 2012, 2:25 PM 5,192 Views 2 Comments

Vicinity Systems was named the Irish winner and shortlisted for the ESA Special Prize for Innovation at the international Galileo Masters competition.

Did you know today's storm has a name?...
# Xenja
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Did you know today's storm has a name?...

Aug 15th 2012, 10:32 AM 14,820 Views 42 Comments

Welcome to Ireland, Xenja!

New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet
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New satellite photo shows Mars rover exploring the Red Planet

Aug 15th 2012, 7:44 AM 8,070 Views 14 Comments

See the first colour photograph of the pale blue bot.

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity
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Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity

Aug 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 2,915 Views 25 Comments

Images taken in and around Aleppo recently show increased use of heavy weapons in the area.

Enjoy the sunshine while you can...
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Enjoy the sunshine while you can...

May 5th 2012, 12:28 PM 7,730 Views 26 Comments

It won’t be here all weekend.

PIC: The latest satellite image of cloud-covered Ireland
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PIC: The latest satellite image of cloud-covered Ireland

Apr 25th 2012, 9:51 AM 5,966 Views 30 Comments

In good news, it looks like there’s a bright spot over Mayo…

GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders
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GALLERY: North Korea unveils massive statues of former leaders

Apr 13th 2012, 7:17 PM 4,409 Views 19 Comments

The statues of Kim Jong-Il and his father, Kim Il-Sung, are unveiled to mark the latter’s 100th birthday this weekend.

VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch
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VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch

Apr 13th 2012, 7:24 AM 5,460 Views 45 Comments

The rocket splintered into pieces over the sea just a minute or two after taking off.

In pictures: Welcome to the North Korean space control centre!
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In pictures: Welcome to the North Korean space control centre!

Apr 12th 2012, 10:07 AM 6,039 Views 35 Comments

Take a peek inside the base holding the regime’s most advanced technology.

Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch
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Flight paths changed as North Korea prepares for rocket launch

Apr 10th 2012, 9:05 AM 2,013 Views 7 Comments

North Korean space officials said today that all assembly and preparations for a planned satellite launch have been completed – and continued to deny it is a cover for missile test.

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today
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# Good News

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today

Mar 26th 2012, 2:44 PM 9,812 Views 37 Comments

Update: The noon satellite pic is even clearer. Nice.

WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii
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WATCH: Tsunami debris spreading across the Pacific towards Hawaii

Mar 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 8,562 Views 14 Comments

Homes, boats, cars, household appliances and other objects were washed into the ocean following the tsunami last year. This animated model shows how it is still moving across the Pacific.

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night
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# City Lights

NASA's spectacular satellite photos of cities at night

Jan 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 13,825 Views 43 Comments

NASA’s satellite images of cities at night are awe-inspiring, with Cork, Dublin, El Paso and Chicago all looking radically different when just their city lights are on show.

Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team
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Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team

Nov 22nd 2011, 9:08 PM 4,991 Views 9 Comments

A piece of debris from a destroyed Chinese satellite is expected to pass close by the ISS tomorrow.

Falling satellite enters atmosphere, scientists not sure where it will land
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Falling satellite enters atmosphere, scientists not sure where it will land

Oct 23rd 2011, 8:02 AM 523 Views 6 Comments

Another defunct satellite is due to fall to earth today. This one belongs to Germany (in case you find any of it).

Video: First satellites of EU's Galileo navigation system launched
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Video: First satellites of EU's Galileo navigation system launched

Oct 21st 2011, 2:42 PM 795 Views 3 Comments

European and Russian scientists worked together to set up today’s launch using a Soyuz rocket.

Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?
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Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?

Sep 24th 2011, 2:39 PM 2,231 Views 44 Comments

As one of NASA’s dead satellites comes crashing to Earth, we ask if space exploration is worth the money spent on it. What do you think?

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