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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 Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years Space Race
From TheJournal.ie Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business Youngsters

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

From TheJournal.ie American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds Space Shuttle

American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds

Seven people died in the 1986 tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie NASA's successor to the Space Shuttle completes tests over dry lake bed Strings Attached

NASA's successor to the Space Shuttle completes tests over dry lake bed

It’s planned the Dream Chaser will be used to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. A trial version of the craft successfully ran through tests yesterday – assisted by an odd-looking helicopter.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally Opinion

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally

It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.

From TheJournal.ie Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road End Of An Era

Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road

Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River Enterprise This post contains videos

VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River

The space shuttle Enterprise heads for its new home aboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011 Discovery This post contains images

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011

As the retired shuttle prepares to make its last journey – by plane – to a museum in Washington, we look back over its 27-year career.

From TheJournal.ie What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like? Final Frontier

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

The space shuttle Endeavour flew its last mission in May 2011. Here’s what it looks like on the inside.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station ISS This post contains videos

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station

The mission was delayed for two months after a similar rocket exploded shortly after take-off in August.

From TheJournal.ie Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony Giffords

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony

The congresswoman who was near-fatally shot in January is married to Mark Kelly, the commander of the last mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter Boldly Go This post contains videos

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning: A make-or-break day for the Euro, the end of the shuttle era, and a practical tip to avoid getting attacked by a lion…

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era Space Shuttle This post contains videos

Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era

The flight by Atlantis is the last for the 30-year shuttle programme

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: broken election promises, long-lost paintings, the last day of Oxegen and a final hidden message from staff at the News of the World…

Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station Space Shuttle This post contains videos

Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station

The last ever shuttle mission arrives at the space station today. Watch the historic event live.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections NASA

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections

An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.

From TheJournal.ie End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch Countdown This post contains videos

End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch

Hundreds of thousands have packed Florida for Atlantis’ final mission, but there are fears it could be delayed by bad weather.

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage Space Shuttle This post contains images

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage

The photographs, taken by an astronaut on his way home to Earth, are the first ever close-ups of a shuttle at the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis NASA

The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis

The crew of the last flight of the American manned space programme have arrived in Florida to make final prepartions for their 8 July launch.

From TheJournal.ie Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission Space Shuttle This post contains videos

Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission

Endeavour’s final mission ends safely – just as Atlantis is rolled out to a launch pad ahead of the last ever Shuttle mission.

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

The NASA shuttle is set to undock from the International Space Station later tonight and begin the long journey back to Earth.

From TheJournal.ie Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery Good News This post contains videos

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery

Astronaut Mark Kelly says an operation on his wife’s skull has gone successfully – from the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station Endeavour

Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station

The shuttle’s six-person crew is delivering a €1.4bn particle physics detector to the ISS and will carry out four spacewalks during their mission.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our daily wrap-up of what’s been going on – including a tongue-in-cheek tour of a certain house in Abbottabad…

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission Endeavour This post contains videos This post contains images

Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission

After last month’s launch was delayed due to technical issues, Endeavour has finally taken off and is heading to the International Space Station.

From TheJournal.ie NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest Space Shuttle

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest

The launch of Endeavour’s final mission, originally set for last Friday, won’t take place at least until next Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Preparations underway for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight Endeavour

Preparations underway for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight

The final mission by Endeavour and its crew will begin this evening at 19.47 Irish time, and among those attending will be Barack Obama.