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Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn
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Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn

Sep 15th 2017, 1:17 PM 14,787 Views 24 Comments

More than 1,500 people jammed Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab in California to watch.

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race
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# The Final Frontier

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

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 33,423 Views 12 Comments

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

5 talking points ahead of Limerick and Wexford's All-Ireland U21 hurling final
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5 talking points ahead of Limerick and Wexford's All-Ireland U21 hurling final

Sep 12th 2015, 2:50 PM 9,962 Views 13 Comments

One county’s long All-Ireland famine is set to end at Semple Stadium.

6 talking points as Limerick and Wexford set up All-Ireland U21 hurling final clash
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6 talking points as Limerick and Wexford set up All-Ireland U21 hurling final clash

Aug 22nd 2015, 9:07 PM 8,124 Views 4 Comments

The scene is now set for an intriguing decider between the counties on 12 September.

"A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto
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"A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto

Jul 15th 2015, 9:09 PM 21,641 Views 42 Comments

WOAH.

Pornhub wants to make the first porn movie in space
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# The Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to make the first porn movie in space

Jun 11th 2015, 8:20 AM 4,167 Views 5 Comments

To boldly bang where no man has banged before.

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...
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Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...

Nov 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 3,692 Views 2 Comments

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

'You need goals', but McIlroy just aiming for fourth major while Tiger chases Jack
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# PGa Championship

'You need goals', but McIlroy just aiming for fourth major while Tiger chases Jack

Aug 1st 2014, 10:46 AM 3,460 Views 4 Comments

The former world number ones have enjoyed very different paths to this year’s final major.

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

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:18 PM 16,011 Views 31 Comments

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.

Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space
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# There's A Starman...

Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space

May 13th 2013, 8:17 AM 11,703 Views 42 Comments

It’s been emotional.

Tycoon wants to send couple on Mars mission
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Tycoon wants to send couple on Mars mission

Feb 28th 2013, 8:56 AM 5,664 Views 35 Comments

Many of the finer details of the Inspiration Mars project – initially funded by the world’s first space tourist Dennis Tito – have yet to be worked out but it is hoped it will allow for zero-gravity sex.

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system
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# Stellar Neighbour

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system

Oct 17th 2012, 3:33 PM 8,516 Views 26 Comments

Astronomers have found the closest planet in location and size to the Earth circling a star in the system Alpha Centauri.

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
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# Stargazing

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Aug 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 858 Views 4 Comments

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.