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# space - Last week 20th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

QUIZ: How much do you know about astronauts?
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QUIZ: How much do you know about astronauts?

Nov 26th 2022, 10:00 PM 29,494 Views 22 Comments

That’s one small step for man…

Nasa’s Orion capsule enters moon orbit as test mission nears halfway point
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Nasa’s Orion capsule enters moon orbit as test mission nears halfway point

Nov 26th 2022, 11:31 AM 9,228 Views 7 Comments

The mission is one of a number of test runs intended to return humans to the moon by 2025.

British medic set to become first astronaut recruit with a disability
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British medic set to become first astronaut recruit with a disability

Nov 23rd 2022, 6:42 PM 11,638 Views 5 Comments

The European Space Agency calls John McFall a ‘Parastronaut Feasibility Study Member’.

NASA spacecraft comes within 80 miles of Moon ahead of record-breaking orbit
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NASA spacecraft comes within 80 miles of Moon ahead of record-breaking orbit

Updated Nov 21st 2022, 6:36 PM 18,243 Views 21 Comments

The capsule will travel nearly 250,000 miles from Earth, the longest distance for a spacecraft designed for astronauts.

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Nasa's James Webb space telescope spots early galaxies hidden from Hubble
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Nasa's James Webb space telescope spots early galaxies hidden from Hubble

Nov 17th 2022, 10:20 PM 14,029 Views 10 Comments

The Webb telescope is indicating stars may have formed sooner than previously thought.

Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?
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Quiz: How much do you know about the Moon?

Nov 13th 2022, 10:00 PM 39,430 Views 14 Comments

Nasa has again rescheduled its long-delayed uncrewed mission to the Moon.

Mars set to be visible next to the full moon tonight
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Mars set to be visible next to the full moon tonight

Nov 11th 2022, 2:22 PM 17,110 Views 6 Comments

The planet will be “extremely bright to the naked eye” from this evening.

Section of destroyed space shuttle Challenger found on ocean floor
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Section of destroyed space shuttle Challenger found on ocean floor

Nov 10th 2022, 9:30 PM 22,499 Views 9 Comments

The shuttle broke apart shortly after lift-off on 28 January 1986, killed seven people on board.

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James Webb Space Telescope reveals ‘fingerprint’ created by two stars
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James Webb Space Telescope reveals ‘fingerprint’ created by two stars

Oct 12th 2022, 6:59 PM 15,688 Views 6 Comments

New images show rings which were created when the stars came close together and streams of gas they blew into space collided.

Nasa spaceship succeeds in deflecting asteroid in historic test
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Nasa spaceship succeeds in deflecting asteroid in historic test

Oct 11th 2022, 8:24 PM 18,590 Views 16 Comments

“We showed the world that Nasa is serious as a defender of this planet,” said Nasa chief Bill Nelson.

Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid
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Nasa tests defence technology by crashing spacecraft into asteroid

Sep 27th 2022, 6:58 AM 13,721 Views 16 Comments

The aim of the mission was to demonstrate that dangerous incoming rocks can be deflected by deliberately smashing into them.

Jupiter should be visibile tonight as it comes closest to Earth in 60 years
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Jupiter should be visibile tonight as it comes closest to Earth in 60 years

Sep 26th 2022, 3:26 PM 45,824 Views 15 Comments

The planet will come within 590 million kilometres of Earth during an event known as “opposition”.

NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm
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NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm

Sep 24th 2022, 4:00 PM 13,191 Views 18 Comments

Artemis 1 is an uncrewed mission around the moon that will pave the way for future crewed missions.

QUIZ: How well do you know these space-related movies?
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QUIZ: How well do you know these space-related movies?

Sep 18th 2022, 10:00 PM 36,786 Views 21 Comments

There always seems to be something deadly hurtling towards the planet.

Nasa postpones rocket launch to the moon for the second time
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Nasa postpones rocket launch to the moon for the second time

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 4:24 PM 29,420 Views 53 Comments

The launch was originally planned for 29 August but had to be abandoned moments before lift-off due to issues with an engine.

Poll: Will you watch the Nasa launch today?
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Poll: Will you watch the Nasa launch today?

Sep 3rd 2022, 10:03 AM 24,132 Views 34 Comments

The test is an uncrewed mission around the moon.

Nasa's Artemis 1 moon rocket launch postponed due to engine issue
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Nasa's Artemis 1 moon rocket launch postponed due to engine issue

Aug 29th 2022, 2:00 PM 27,399 Views 71 Comments

The next available launch date for the mission will be on Friday, but a decision has not yet been made on whether it will go ahead.

Nasa's 'most powerful rocket' set for launch of Artemis 1 moon mission
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Nasa's 'most powerful rocket' set for launch of Artemis 1 moon mission

Aug 27th 2022, 9:20 AM 17,242 Views 56 Comments

While this mission will be uncrewed, the agency aims to put people on the Moon in 2025.

New NASA space telescope shows Jupiter’s auroras and tiny moons
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New NASA space telescope shows Jupiter’s auroras and tiny moons

Aug 22nd 2022, 8:19 PM 24,012 Views 4 Comments

Scientists released the shots of the solar system’s biggest planet today.

'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit
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'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit

Aug 17th 2022, 10:40 PM 31,109 Views 26 Comments

Wednesday’s mission was the seventh spacewalk for Oleg Artemyev.

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Remains of Chinese rocket booster fall to Earth

Jul 31st 2022, 12:01 PM 26,699 Views 14 Comments

There was no immediate word from Philippine authorities about whether anyone on the ground was affected.

Buzz Aldrin jacket becomes most valuable US space-artefact after selling for €2.4m
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Buzz Aldrin jacket becomes most valuable US space-artefact after selling for €2.4m

Jul 27th 2022, 9:14 AM 12,233 Views 13 Comments

The article was sold by Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday as part of the most valuable single space exploration sale ever staged.

Nasa has released the clearest-ever photo of galaxies in deep space
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Nasa has released the clearest-ever photo of galaxies in deep space

Jul 12th 2022, 7:31 AM 24,580 Views 27 Comments

The stunning shot shows thousands of galaxies from billions of years ago.

Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit, Nasa says
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Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit, Nasa says

Jul 5th 2022, 7:58 PM 27,604 Views 12 Comments

The spacecraft had spent nearly a week in Earth orbit when contact was lost.

Scientists use satellite data to detect offshore methane leak for the first time
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Scientists use satellite data to detect offshore methane leak for the first time

Jun 12th 2022, 5:00 PM 14,419 Views 10 Comments

Methane is responsible for roughly 30 percent of the global rise in temperatures to date.

Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port
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Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port

Jun 8th 2022, 9:50 AM 10,557 Views 14 Comments

Three rockets will be launched from the Arnhem Space Centre on Indigenous-owned land near the mining town of Nhulunbuy.

The Good Information Podcast: How do Ireland and the EU figure into the space race?
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The Good Information Podcast: How do Ireland and the EU figure into the space race?

Jun 1st 2022, 10:23 AM 2,157 Views 5 Comments

Ireland is playing a bigger role in international space exploration than you might think.

Scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon
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Scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon

May 13th 2022, 8:22 AM 10,590 Views 19 Comments

The ground-breaking experiment has given researchers hope that it may be possible to one day grow plants directly on the moon.

Fuel leak thwarts Nasa’s dress rehearsal for moon rocket
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Fuel leak thwarts Nasa’s dress rehearsal for moon rocket

Apr 14th 2022, 10:45 PM 11,517 Views 6 Comments

Liquid hydrogen is extremely hazardous, with officials noting that the systems had been checked for leaks prior to the test.

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each
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SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each

Apr 8th 2022, 5:14 PM 17,050 Views 18 Comments

It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for Nasa.

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted
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Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted

Apr 7th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,243 Views 7 Comments

The galaxy candidate is some 13.5 billion light-years away, and scientists are speculating what exactly it is.

Quiz: How much do you know about space?
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Quiz: How much do you know about space?

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:00 PM 37,366 Views 44 Comments

It was reported earlier this week that the most distant star ever seen has been observed by astronomers.

Future of International Space Station in the balance, Russian official says
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Future of International Space Station in the balance, Russian official says

Apr 2nd 2022, 1:56 PM 24,483 Views 14 Comments

Space is one of the last remaining areas of co-operation between Moscow and western nations.

Star 13 billion light years from Earth is most distant ever discovered
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Star 13 billion light years from Earth is most distant ever discovered

Mar 30th 2022, 4:45 PM 14,936 Views 23 Comments

Scientists said they were surprised by the distance of the star, which they have named Earendel.

Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime
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Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime

Mar 13th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,454 Views 7 Comments

The space exploration advocate makes the case for continuing to look up and learn from the cosmos.

Planetary bodies seen for first time in habitable zone of dead star
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Planetary bodies seen for first time in habitable zone of dead star

Feb 11th 2022, 7:26 AM 21,328 Views 18 Comments

Researchers suggested their findings might provide a glimpse of what will become of our solar system.

SpaceX satellites falling out of orbit after solar storm, but experts say no danger posed
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SpaceX satellites falling out of orbit after solar storm, but experts say no danger posed

Feb 9th 2022, 4:36 PM 11,966 Views 9 Comments

SpaceX says the storm made the atmosphere denser, which increased the drag on the satellites.

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth
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World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth

Jan 24th 2022, 10:33 PM 36,257 Views 32 Comments

The telescope will let astronomers peer further back in time than ever before.

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A morning eclipse to a rare moon-and-Mars meeting - here's what to look up for in 2022
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A morning eclipse to a rare moon-and-Mars meeting - here's what to look up for in 2022

Dec 25th 2021, 11:00 PM 31,148 Views 3 Comments

The star-studded highlights to watch out for over the next twelve months.

Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve
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Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve

Dec 18th 2021, 7:46 PM 15,741 Views 11 Comments

Multiple problems forced delays and a tripling of the telescope’s original budget with a final price tag of nearly $10 billion.

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