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Some of the many things we learned from Chris Hadfield’s time in space
Do you remember what his all-time favourite space food is? We’ve learned SO MUCH.
Here's Commander Hadfield's first Earth meal after months in space
“The smell is like an old friend.” Can you guess what he went for?
The Evening Fix... now with added Casino Royale made of Lego
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…
Hello, spaceman: Commander Hadfield is back on earth
The astronaut bid farewell to the station yesterday with a David Bowie song – but now he’s back on earth.
Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts
With photos shared on social media and down-to-earth video interviews, Commander Chris Hadfield is surely inspiring many young people to become astronauts and to work in other areas of the space industry, writes Colm Quinn.
Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space
It’s been emotional.
Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk
Six-and-a-half hours of work was needed to repair a pump which is thought to have caused the ammonia leak on board the ISS.
Is that Ireland under all that weather?
Yes, it is. Batten down the hatches.
'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station
Officials are now considering whether to send ISS crew members into open space to fix the leak.
Did you know you can see these things from space?
The divide between east and west Berlin is visible, among other things.
How fast is the Internet in space? 8 things we learned from an astronaut's son spoke to Evan Hadfield, the son of ISS commander Chris Hadfield.
Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space
Yes, that’s Commander Chris Hadfield of the International Space Station wearing a green bowtie AND recording his version of Danny Boy.
Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space
Astronaut Thomas Marshburn got snap-happy when the ISS passed over Ireland. Here’s what he saw.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield: 'A tremendous honour' to command ISS
The inspirational Canadian is into his first full day as Commander of the International Space Station – the first from his home country to take on the role.
Are humans or robots the future of space travel?
“We are a long way from the Terminator, or the Matrix” says Nasa chief historian.
'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything'
Here are our nine favourite questions and responses from the International Space Station
Today in space... it's Bryan Adams
Don’t tell me, it’s not worth fighting for…
Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space
We’re not half bad looking from far away…
2012: The year in space exploration
Landing on Mars, meteor showers and fixing the space station with a toothbrush – it’s been quite a year.
ISS to blaze across sky this evening
Spot the space station pass over at 5.17 and 6.53pm.
Watch the skies: It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station
NASA has launched a new service that emails people when the International Space Station is visible in the skies over where they live.
US-Russian crew blasts off for space station
NASA astronaut Kevin Ford and Russians Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin face what may be the heaviest workload in the 12-year history of the space station.
Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space
Well, she did lose her heart to a starship trooper after all.
SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included
The commercial cargo ship is bringing 1,000 science experiments and gear to the inhabitants of the ISS – as well as a freezer of chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream.
Check out this incredible photo of night-time Ireland from space
Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight
This will be one of the last chances to see it until later this year, Astronomy Ireland has said.
Life on Mars: how close are we to living in space?
Mankind’s fascination with space has long sparked fantasies of living away from Earth, but is this any closer to becoming a reality?
VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night
This may help put your Monday in perspective.
Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight
The space station will be visible in the night sky later tonight.
Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission
Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.
VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"
A private company has successfully supplied cargo to the ISS for the first time on board the Dragon capsule.
Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS
Saturday’s first attempt at a launch was abandoned after engine trouble – but no such problems this time, with a payload of food – and 300 temporarily spacebound astronomy buffs.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch
The SpaceX mission was to be the first attempt by private US companies vying to take over the supply route following the end of NASA’s shuttle missions.
Want to write to the International Space Station? Here's the address...
Astronaut Don Pettit has figured out his postal address in case you want to send* him a letter. *It may never get there.
Space station visible in Irish skies tonight
The ISS has been constantly manned for the past ten years and is about the same size as Croke Park.
The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight
Want to see the most expensive object ever built?
NASA planning 'orbiting lab' space communications project
The SCaN Testbed is part of a project to build better communications in space for human exploration or travel.
Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team
A piece of debris from a destroyed Chinese satellite is expected to pass close by the ISS tomorrow.
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.