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#Space race

From TheJournal.ie 'I cried as I stroked her for the last time' - It's 60 years since Laika became the first creature in space Space Dog

'I cried as I stroked her for the last time' - It's 60 years since Laika became the first creature in space

The dog survived for several hours before dying of overheating and exhaustion.

From TheJournal.ie China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year New Kids On The Rock

China wants to go back to the moon and it could happen as soon as next year

The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race The Final Frontier

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race

Photographer and academic Roland Miller has travelled across America capturing images of the remnants of an international race long forgotten.

From TheJournal.ie Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years Space Race
From TheJournal.ie A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h Space Race

A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h

The Space X rocket will resupply the space station, but it needs to catch it first.

From TheJournal.ie Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States Photo Essay

Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States

Many once-important facilities now sit dormant, decommissioned years ago, now rusting in the sun.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not like Star Trek': This is a big weekend for NASA's plans to land a human on Mars Space Race

'It's not like Star Trek': This is a big weekend for NASA's plans to land a human on Mars

The MAVEN spacecraft, a scout for human explorers, is approaching the red planet

From TheJournal.ie Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million Boldly Going Going...

Looking to invest in a Soviet-era space capsule? Yours for a cool €1.4 million

The capsule has been extensively restored to remove all trace of the searing burn marks it picked up on re-entry to Earth’s atmosphere.

From TheJournal.ie 5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon Space Race

5, 4, 3, 2, 1...NASA launches its latest mission to the Moon

The robotic mission will collect information about the lunar atmosphere and surface to help scientists with their moondust problems.

From TheJournal.ie The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it Private Spaceships This post contains videos

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

From TheJournal.ie Russia marks Gagarin anniversary with €40bn plan for space supremacy Space Race
From TheJournal.ie Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out LGBT Rights

Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out

The first American woman in space kept her coming out until her self-penned obituary. Some wish she’d done it earlier.

From TheJournal.ie First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61 Space This post contains videos

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61

Sally Ride was the only person to serve on the investigations into both the Challenger and Columbia disasters.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…