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# iss - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Three men paying €45 million each to be part of crew on first private trip to International Space Station

Jan 26th 2021, 8:01 PM 32,314 Views 48 Comments

The three men will receive 15 weeks of training in advance of the flight next January.

# iss - Monday 16 November, 2020

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX launches four astronauts to International Space Station

Nov 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 13,713 Views 10 Comments

The flight to the space station – 27.5 hours door to door – should be entirely automated.

# iss - Friday 17 April, 2020

After more than 200 days in space, an International Space Station crew has landed safely on Earth
# ISS
# ISS

After more than 200 days in space, an International Space Station crew has landed safely on Earth

Apr 17th 2020, 10:14 AM 19,908 Views 31 Comments

A crew member said “the Earth still looks just as stunning as always” from above during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# iss - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

A humanoid robot has joined the crew of the International Space Station
# Welcome Aboard
# Welcome Aboard

A humanoid robot has joined the crew of the International Space Station

Aug 27th 2019, 8:04 AM 9,907 Views 25 Comments

Fedor copies human movements and can help astronauts carry out tasks remotely.

# iss - Sunday 3 March, 2019

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station
# NASA
# NASA

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

Mar 3rd 2019, 1:52 PM 18,779 Views 20 Comments

The announcement was met with applause at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

# iss - Saturday 2 March, 2019

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'
# Capsule
# Capsule

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 11,047 Views 26 Comments

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# iss - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments
# Dragon
# Dragon

SpaceX capsule reaches space station with food and experiments

Apr 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 12,377 Views 33 Comments

The supply capsule launched on Monday from Florida.

# iss - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

'Victory' as astronauts fix power box during critical space walk
# Made For Spacewalkin'
# Made For Spacewalkin'

'Victory' as astronauts fix power box during critical space walk

May 23rd 2017, 8:06 PM 8,543 Views 10 Comments

It was unclear what caused the MDM to fail.

# iss - Monday 24 April, 2017

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump
# Out Of World Record
# Out Of World Record

'That's fantastic': Record-breaking astronaut receives congratulatory call from Donald Trump

Apr 24th 2017, 9:24 PM 11,072 Views 26 Comments

The International Space Station’s commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in space.

# iss - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space
# ISS
# ISS

Irish students to talk to astronaut in live chat from space

Jan 21st 2017, 10:00 AM 7,408 Views 8 Comments

They’ll talk next week.

# iss - Monday 18 July, 2016

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning
# Liftoff
# Liftoff

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

Jul 18th 2016, 10:20 AM 11,324 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

# iss - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Dublin was looking very nice from space today
# Good View
# Good View

Dublin was looking very nice from space today

Apr 20th 2016, 9:36 PM 22,102 Views 23 Comments

The blue skies made it easy to see from the International Space Station.

# iss - Friday 11 March, 2016

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE

Mar 11th 2016, 8:39 AM 12,043 Views 12 Comments

Great work.

# iss - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE
# Up In The Air
From The Daily Edge
# Up In The Air

Astronaut Scott Kelly posed with an Irish artist’s work IN SPACE

Mar 10th 2016, 4:36 PM 3,071 Views 0 Comments

Great work.

# iss - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Watch: Violent storms, bright lights and dark seas - The view from 250 miles high
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Violent storms, bright lights and dark seas - The view from 250 miles high

Feb 10th 2016, 10:59 AM 18,016 Views 10 Comments

Astronaut Tim Peake tweeted the timelapse from ISS.

# iss - Friday 15 January, 2016

Today's first ever spacewalk by a British astronaut was cut short
# Space
# Space

Today's first ever spacewalk by a British astronaut was cut short

Jan 15th 2016, 7:52 PM 22,422 Views 53 Comments

“I guess nothing can fully prepare for the feeling of being outside of a spacecraft in the vacuum of space.”

# iss - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

This astronaut is taking stunning photos of Earth from space
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

This astronaut is taking stunning photos of Earth from space

Jan 5th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,673 Views 3 Comments

Scott Kelly is in the final stretch of a year-long mission on the ISS, which orbits Earth every 92.91 minutes.

# iss - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS
# Gravity
# Gravity

Astronauts had to hide from space junk that threatened to hit the ISS

Jul 16th 2015, 7:54 PM 10,517 Views 15 Comments

It was a bit of an emergency situation.

# iss - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

If Ireland was made completely of fluffy white clouds it would look exactly like this
# The Auld Sod
# The Auld Sod

If Ireland was made completely of fluffy white clouds it would look exactly like this

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:17 AM 11,447 Views 3 Comments

We’re being watched from above right now.

# iss - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth

Apr 29th 2015, 11:48 AM 18,566 Views 30 Comments

Video has emerged of it spinning out of control.

# iss - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens
# Drone Ship
# Drone Ship

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens

Apr 16th 2015, 9:44 PM 15,111 Views 15 Comments

The company isn’t giving up hope.

# iss - Monday 13 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 13th 2015, 7:46 PM 17,764 Views 16 Comments

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

# iss - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday
# LOOKING DOWN
# LOOKING DOWN

Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday

Apr 8th 2015, 9:36 AM 21,851 Views 23 Comments

Stunning.

# iss - Friday 27 March, 2015

Can you guess which of these twins is heading into space this morning?
# Gemini
# Gemini

Can you guess which of these twins is heading into space this morning?

Mar 27th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,885 Views 5 Comments

The pair are taking part in a mission run by NASA.

# iss - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Thank you, ISS astronaut, for the greenest pic of Ireland today
# Space Nicety
# Space Nicety

Thank you, ISS astronaut, for the greenest pic of Ireland today

Mar 17th 2015, 8:45 PM 67,874 Views 66 Comments

We’re one beautiful country when seen from space.

# iss - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Time to say goodbye: Sarah Brightman is the next €48m space tourist
# Hitting The High Notes
# Hitting The High Notes

Time to say goodbye: Sarah Brightman is the next €48m space tourist

Mar 10th 2015, 7:20 PM 17,409 Views 15 Comments

The Opera star says she’s training to sing in microgravity.

# iss - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Mar 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,999 Views 24 Comments

Get your glasses out.

# iss - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Leonard Nimoy honoured with Vulcan hand salute from space
# Live Long And Prosper
# Live Long And Prosper

Leonard Nimoy honoured with Vulcan hand salute from space

Mar 1st 2015, 6:10 PM 12,284 Views 17 Comments

Nimoy’s home town of Boston can be seen in the background of the image.

# iss - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts perform seven hour spacewalk on ISS
# In A Vacuum
# In A Vacuum

WATCH LIVE: Astronauts perform seven hour spacewalk on ISS

Feb 25th 2015, 4:10 PM 9,533 Views 6 Comments

It might make you think your own job is a bit underwhelming…

# iss - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up
# ISS
# ISS

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

Feb 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,107 Views 16 Comments

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

# iss - Friday 16 January, 2015

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge
# So Close
# So Close

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

Jan 16th 2015, 6:39 PM 16,307 Views 11 Comments

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

# iss - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Jan 6th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,186 Views 12 Comments

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

# iss - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

NASA will ring in the new year 16 times
# International Space Station
# International Space Station

NASA will ring in the new year 16 times

Dec 31st 2014, 7:15 PM 7,863 Views 4 Comments

And you thought you were having a wild night.

# iss - Friday 26 December, 2014

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration
# Big Philae Style
# Big Philae Style

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration

Dec 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 6,343 Views 1 Comment

What a year it’s been…

# iss - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm
# International Santa Station
# International Santa Station

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

Dec 24th 2014, 5:09 PM 31,638 Views 30 Comments

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening
# Santa's Sleigh
From The Daily Edge
# Santa's Sleigh

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening

Dec 24th 2014, 11:29 AM 3,316 Views 0 Comments

Important advice for any parents of little ones.

# iss - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos
# ISS
# ISS

Astronauts on the space station can now enjoy caviar and espressos

Nov 25th 2014, 3:30 PM 9,096 Views 15 Comments

A spacecraft arrived carrying three new astronauts and supplies yesterday.

# iss - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

These nighttime photos from the International Space Station look like something out of a horror movie
# An Alien Life
# An Alien Life

These nighttime photos from the International Space Station look like something out of a horror movie

Nov 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 15,428 Views 17 Comments

Working on space can, no doubt, be a breathtaking experience on occasion. But it looks like it can get a little creepy out there sometimes too…

# iss - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station
# Fair-ly Far Away City
# Fair-ly Far Away City

Here's what Dublin looks like from the International Space Station

Nov 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 24,778 Views 40 Comments

‘Mon the Dubs!

# iss - Thursday 30 October, 2014

They still don't know why the US space rocket exploded - but they're blaming the Russians
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

They still don't know why the US space rocket exploded - but they're blaming the Russians

Oct 30th 2014, 9:01 AM 12,539 Views 38 Comments

Fingers are being pointed at the 1960s era Russian rocket used by Orbital Sciences.

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