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#Space race

Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free
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Less than a third of people in Ireland would take a trip to space - even if it was free

Sep 7th 2021, 11:44 AM 6,625 Views 21 Comments

The Ireland Thinks/Good Information Project poll turned up some interesting answers.

Quiz: How much do you know about the modern space race?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the modern space race?

Sep 4th 2021, 10:00 PM 22,659 Views 11 Comments

The Good Information Project spent this month looking at space – so what did you learn?

Ireland has at least 34 companies working in the space industry - so what is our role in the space race?
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Ireland has at least 34 companies working in the space industry - so what is our role in the space race?

Aug 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 10,865 Views 13 Comments
  • Experts say space exploration isn't a government priority - but that it could be as space travel intensifies
  • Ireland's current focus is more about Earth than exploring the universe, writes CJ McKinney
Poll: Who do you think is leading the modern space race?
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Poll: Who do you think is leading the modern space race?

Aug 19th 2021, 8:30 AM 18,161 Views 57 Comments

Technological advancements have made space more accessible and affordable to private enterprises.

The Good Information Project: We're launching our 'space module'
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The Good Information Project: We're launching our 'space module'

Aug 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 7,393 Views 6 Comments

The next cycle of TGIP will look at Ireland and the EU’s role in the current space race.

Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic crew fly to edge of space
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Richard Branson and Virgin Galactic crew fly to edge of space

Updated Jul 11th 2021, 4:59 PM 54,758 Views 74 Comments

Branson is the first owner-astronaut to take part in a mission.

Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars
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Bad weather delays launch as UAE races China and US to Mars

Jul 15th 2020, 9:27 AM 9,939 Views 11 Comments

Earth and Mars are unusually close at the moment, a mere hop of 55 million kilometres.

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

Nov 4th 2017, 11:46 AM 31,891 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Jan 7th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,947 Views 61 Comments

The country has plans to get to Mars by 2020.

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

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 33,426 Views 12 Comments

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

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years
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Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years

Jun 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 88,440 Views 39 Comments

Take a look at the Buran.

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

Apr 13th 2015, 7:46 PM 17,767 Views 16 Comments

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

Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States
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Inside the abandoned rocket bases dotted across the United States

Nov 30th 2014, 4:30 PM 24,482 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Sep 19th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,253 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,341 Views 6 Comments

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.

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

Sep 7th 2013, 5:33 PM 7,568 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Aug 11th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,474 Views 26 Comments

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

Russia marks Gagarin anniversary with €40bn plan for space supremacy
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Russia marks Gagarin anniversary with €40bn plan for space supremacy

Apr 12th 2013, 9:56 AM 6,213 Views 30 Comments

It’s just like old times.

Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out
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Astronaut Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out

Jul 30th 2012, 6:25 PM 7,443 Views 21 Comments

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

First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61
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First US woman astronaut in space dies aged 61

Jul 24th 2012, 8:43 AM 3,433 Views 18 Comments

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