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# final-frontier - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'

Dec 21st 2019, 10:30 AM 19,456 Views 56 Comments

It will initially have about 200 people and a first-year budget of $40 million.

# final-frontier - Monday 12 September, 2016

Clinching back to back All-Ireland senior football titles is the last hurdle for this Dublin team to cross
# Final Frontier
From The42
# Final Frontier

Clinching back to back All-Ireland senior football titles is the last hurdle for this Dublin team to cross

Sep 12th 2016, 6:49 PM 5,392 Views 15 Comments

Retain Sam next Sunday and they are up there with the greats, says Ray Cosgrove.

# final-frontier - Thursday 6 August, 2015

So this is what the dark side of the moon looks like
# Space Video
# Space Video

So this is what the dark side of the moon looks like

Aug 6th 2015, 9:08 AM 16,672 Views 25 Comments

A new view from a million miles away.

# final-frontier - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it

Jul 14th 2015, 2:16 PM 18,334 Views 42 Comments

As no-one has ever seen it really – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is currently as close to the distant (former) planet as any probe in history.

# final-frontier - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

Jun 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 25,464 Views 80 Comments

They launched a crowdfunding campaign today and hope the ‘sexploration’ will begin in 2016.

# final-frontier - Friday 24 April, 2015

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe
# Hubble At 25
# Hubble At 25

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe

Apr 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 19,084 Views 51 Comments

We have much to thank Hubble for at its 25th birthday.

# final-frontier - Sunday 8 February, 2015

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)
# Amateur Astronomer
# Amateur Astronomer

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)

Feb 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,002 Views 28 Comments

Colour and light.

# final-frontier - Saturday 29 November, 2014

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth

Nov 29th 2014, 3:58 PM 13,061 Views 16 Comments

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

# final-frontier - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

Jul 1st 2014, 11:04 AM 9,037 Views 18 Comments

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

# final-frontier - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie
# Greetings Earthlings
# Greetings Earthlings

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

Jun 24th 2014, 4:30 PM 10,221 Views 20 Comments

“This is me at work #busy #casualTuesday #cantwaittilpayday”

# final-frontier - Saturday 7 June, 2014

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space
# Final Frontier
From The Daily Edge
# Final Frontier

This is the first Vine ever to be sent from Space

Jun 7th 2014, 11:38 AM 2,914 Views 3 Comments

Astronaut Reid Wiseman is on the case.

# final-frontier - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
# Hubble Hubble
# Hubble Hubble

This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope

Jun 4th 2014, 4:13 PM 12,757 Views 30 Comments

Shiny!

# final-frontier - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)
# Brother From Another Mother
# Brother From Another Mother

Scientists discover planet that is more like Earth than any other planet (but still not that similar)

Apr 17th 2014, 10:53 PM 22,087 Views 84 Comments

The planet is snappily named Kepler 186f.

# final-frontier - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn
# Whole Of The Moon
# Whole Of The Moon

A NASA spacecraft has witnessed the birth of a 'new moon' in the rings of Saturn

Apr 16th 2014, 9:54 PM 12,178 Views 15 Comments

“We have not seen anything like this before,” said one scientist.

# final-frontier - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like

Apr 15th 2014, 10:43 PM 10,902 Views 32 Comments

Futuristic.

# final-frontier - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study
# Clear Eyes Round Heart
# Clear Eyes Round Heart

Astronauts' hearts grow rounder in space, finds study

Mar 29th 2014, 4:15 PM 8,622 Views 5 Comments

Astronauts’ hearts also got weaker because the heart doesn’t work as hard in space, say researchers.

# final-frontier - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Lunar rover is still alive and might actually be ok, say officials

Feb 13th 2014, 9:54 AM 7,736 Views 16 Comments

Officials in China say there are new hopes that the Jade Rabbit lunar rover can be repaired after suffering a malfunction.

# final-frontier - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Key steps as Asian countries speed up in space race
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Key steps as Asian countries speed up in space race

Dec 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 6,258 Views 40 Comments

China had another first this month with its moon rover – but its neighbours are not far behind.

# final-frontier - Saturday 14 December, 2013

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

One small step: China lands spacecraft on the moon

Dec 14th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,803 Views 71 Comments

It is the first time in almost four decades that a spacecraft has landed on the moon.

# final-frontier - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen

Oct 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 16,192 Views 19 Comments

From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.

# final-frontier - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study
# Red Planet
# Red Planet

Life on Mars? Not looking likely, says new NASA study

Sep 19th 2013, 10:14 PM 6,868 Views 42 Comments

New findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover found only tiny amounts of methane gas in the atmosphere, making it unlikely that there was life on Mars.

# final-frontier - Friday 13 September, 2013

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...
# Galaxy Quest
# Galaxy Quest

Best 3D map of the centre of the Milky Way, ever...

Sep 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,467 Views 27 Comments

Two groups of astronomers have used data from ESO telescopes to make the best three-dimensional map yet of the centre of our galaxy. Turns out it’s shaped a bit like a peanut…

# final-frontier - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Space rat! Bob Geldof could become first Irishman in space
# Space
# Space

Space rat! Bob Geldof could become first Irishman in space

Sep 10th 2013, 6:52 PM 6,087 Views 32 Comments

The Boomtown Rats front-man accepted to offer to go up to space as part of the commercial Space Expedition Corporation flight.

# final-frontier - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 4,586 Views 24 Comments

“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.

# final-frontier - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Iran's space monkey doesn't look happy

Jan 28th 2013, 5:55 PM 15,371 Views 101 Comments

This little guy is the Yuri Gagarin of Iran’s monkeys. He looks pretty unhappy about that, though.

# final-frontier - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station
# Look Up
# Look Up

Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Nov 3rd 2012, 4:34 PM 11,184 Views 9 Comments

NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.

# final-frontier - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Astronomers find diamond planet twice the size of Earth

Oct 11th 2012, 9:29 PM 13,665 Views 59 Comments

The planet is made up mainly of graphite and diamond and was spotted zooming around a nearby star.

# final-frontier - Monday 6 August, 2012

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars
# Mars Landing
# Mars Landing

PHOTOS: "Touchdown confirmed!" Celebrations as NASA rover lands on Mars

Aug 6th 2012, 12:13 PM 6,884 Views 36 Comments

It took eight years of work, more than €2 billion, and just a bit of luck, but Curiosity touched down on Mars just after 6.30am Irish time.

VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today
# Mars Landing
# Mars Landing

VIDEO: The happiest group of NASA employees you'll see today

Aug 6th 2012, 10:03 AM 5,269 Views 34 Comments

Mars Landing! Whoo!

# final-frontier - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Google and NASA offer virtual tours of the Kennedy Space Centre
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Google and NASA offer virtual tours of the Kennedy Space Centre

Aug 4th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,666 Views 2 Comments

NASA gave Google Maps photographers unprecedented access to the centre.

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Ireland's space programme: what Irish tech developments are heading out of this world?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:30 AM 4,966 Views 4 Comments

From exercising in space to 3D animations, here’s how Ireland is contributing to global research for future space missions.

# final-frontier - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?

Jul 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,139 Views 26 Comments

Mankind’s fascination with space has long sparked fantasies of living away from Earth, but is this any closer to becoming a reality?

# final-frontier - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto
# Space
# Space

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto

Jul 11th 2012, 11:25 PM 5,370 Views 31 Comments

The irregular-shaped moon is less than 23 km wide, according to NASA. No wonder they never spotted it before now…

# final-frontier - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Want to ask the head of NASA some questions? Here's how.
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Want to ask the head of NASA some questions? Here's how.

Jul 7th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,210 Views 10 Comments

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be in Dublin next week and he’ll be answering questions from people on Twitter.

# final-frontier - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?

Jun 26th 2012, 6:39 PM 8,870 Views 48 Comments

The spacecraft, which was launched in 1977, appears to be on the verge of becoming the first spaceship to leave the solar system. Bon voyage…

# final-frontier - Monday 23 April, 2012

And here is the view from space...
# View From Above
# View From Above

And here is the view from space...

Apr 23rd 2012, 4:30 PM 6,012 Views 5 Comments

NASA timelapse photos. It’s a wonderful world.

# final-frontier - Saturday 7 April, 2012

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

Apr 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,724 Views 25 Comments

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

# final-frontier - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

NASA probe to arrive at the moon on New Year's Eve
# Space
# Space

NASA probe to arrive at the moon on New Year's Eve

Dec 28th 2011, 10:24 PM 3,977 Views 11 Comments

The spacecraft has been travelling for almost 4 months – but will slip into the moon’s orbit this weekend.