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Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Chris Hadfield is inspiring a new generation of astronauts

May 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 267 Views 5 Comments

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
# There's A Starman...
# There's A Starman...

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

May 13th 2013, 8:17 AM 11,724 Views 42 Comments

It’s been emotional.

Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk
# Space Station
# Space Station

Astronauts repair International Space Station’s ammonia leak in spacewalk

May 11th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,690 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Brace Yourselves
From The Daily Edge
# Brace Yourselves

Is that Ireland under all that weather?

May 10th 2013, 12:40 PM 23,444 Views 36 Comments

Yes, it is. Batten down the hatches.

'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station
# Leak
# Leak

'Very serious' ammonia leak outside International Space Station

May 10th 2013, 10:57 AM 11,375 Views 45 Comments

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?
# Major Tom
From The Daily Edge
# Major Tom

Did you know you can see these things from space?

Apr 18th 2013, 6:00 PM 19,239 Views 21 Comments

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
# This Is Ground Control...
From The Daily Edge
# This Is Ground Control...

How fast is the Internet in space? 8 things we learned from an astronaut's son

Mar 29th 2013, 9:45 AM 14,443 Views 14 Comments

DailyEdge.ie spoke to Evan Hadfield, the son of ISS commander Chris Hadfield.

Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space
# Spás
From The Daily Edge
# Spás

Here's how they're celebrating St Patrick's Day in space

Mar 17th 2013, 1:08 PM 14,977 Views 18 Comments

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
# ISS
# ISS

Hello Ireland! Cork, Waterford and Killarney as seen from space

Mar 15th 2013, 12:45 PM 16,512 Views 26 Comments

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
# Space
# Space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield: 'A tremendous honour' to command ISS

Mar 14th 2013, 9:30 PM 8,120 Views 13 Comments

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?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Are humans or robots the future of space travel?

Mar 3rd 2013, 9:15 AM 4,604 Views 24 Comments

“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'
# Ground Control To Major Tom
From The Daily Edge
# Ground Control To Major Tom

'My daughter is in Ireland': Astronaut Chris Hadfield says 'ask me anything'

Feb 18th 2013, 12:37 PM 46,726 Views 6 Comments

Here are our nine favourite questions and responses from the International Space Station

Today in space... it's Bryan Adams
# Everything I Do...
From The Daily Edge
# Everything I Do...

Today in space... it's Bryan Adams

Jan 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 537 Views 0 Comments

Don’t tell me, it’s not worth fighting for…

Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space
# Space
# Space

Pic: This is what Dublin looks like from space

Jan 6th 2013, 11:45 AM 28,118 Views 51 Comments

We’re not half bad looking from far away…

2012: The year in space exploration
# 2012 Review
# 2012 Review

2012: The year in space exploration

Dec 25th 2012, 2:00 PM 4,642 Views 6 Comments

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
# Look Up
# Look Up

ISS to blaze across sky this evening

Dec 17th 2012, 3:11 PM 16,506 Views 37 Comments

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
# 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 11,202 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.

US-Russian crew blasts off for space station
# Space
# Space

US-Russian crew blasts off for space station

Oct 23rd 2012, 5:41 PM 3,243 Views 6 Comments

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
# Starship Trooper
From The Daily Edge
# Starship Trooper

Singer Sarah Brightman books flight to space

Oct 10th 2012, 4:57 PM 7,556 Views 12 Comments

Well, she did lose her heart to a starship trooper after all.

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included
# Space
# Space

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included

Oct 8th 2012, 3:10 PM 4,664 Views 4 Comments

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
# Ireland By Night
From The Daily Edge
# Ireland By Night

Check out this incredible photo of night-time Ireland from space

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:49 AM 24,381 Views 41 Comments

Breathtaking.

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight
# ISS
# ISS

Eyes to the sky: See the International Space Station tonight

Aug 21st 2012, 6:32 PM 11,782 Views 53 Comments

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?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

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

Jul 28th 2012, 1:00 PM 5,153 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?

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night
# Stunning
From The Daily Edge
# Stunning

VIDEO: Beautiful time-lapse film of Earth by night

Jul 23rd 2012, 9:28 AM 5,819 Views 18 Comments

This may help put your Monday in perspective.

Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight
# Space
# Space

Look up above: International Space Station visible over Ireland tonight

Jun 6th 2012, 4:36 PM 9,936 Views 15 Comments

The space station will be visible in the night sky later tonight.

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

Dragon returns to Earth after successful ISS mission

May 31st 2012, 5:41 PM 2,473 Views 0 Comments

Space capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean today.

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"
# Space
# Space

VIDEO: "Looks like we got us a Dragon by the tail"

May 25th 2012, 8:08 PM 3,778 Views 6 Comments

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
# Beam Me Up
# Beam Me Up

Second time lucky: NASA launches SpaceX rocket headed for ISS

May 22nd 2012, 10:36 AM 1,177 Views 5 Comments

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
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 19th 2012, 7:38 PM 3,769 Views 4 Comments

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
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

VIDEO: ISS cargo rocket fails on launch

May 19th 2012, 1:19 PM 2,605 Views 6 Comments

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...
# Ground Control To...
From The Daily Edge
# Ground Control To...

Want to write to the International Space Station? Here's the address...

May 18th 2012, 3:19 PM 5,619 Views 4 Comments

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
# Space
# Space

Space station visible in Irish skies tonight

Apr 16th 2012, 12:20 PM 12,585 Views 17 Comments

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 From The Daily Edge

The International Space Station flies across Ireland tonight

Feb 15th 2012, 2:25 PM 7,321 Views 13 Comments

Want to see the most expensive object ever built?

NASA planning 'orbiting lab' space communications project
# Space
# Space

NASA planning 'orbiting lab' space communications project

Feb 12th 2012, 3:08 PM 2,007 Views 2 Comments

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
# Space
# Space

Watch: ISS crew returns to Earth as NASA issues warning to remaining team

Nov 22nd 2011, 9:08 PM 5,009 Views 9 Comments

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
# ISS
# ISS

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station

Nov 16th 2011, 12:39 PM 929 Views 1 Comment

The mission was delayed for two months after a similar rocket exploded shortly after take-off in August.

Watch: manned Russian Soyuz launches from Kazakhstan
# Space Travel
# Space Travel

Watch: manned Russian Soyuz launches from Kazakhstan

Nov 14th 2011, 8:07 AM 458 Views 0 Comments

Three men were on board the rocket as it heads for the International Space Station where they will remain until March next year.

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter
# Boldly Go
# Boldly Go

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter

Aug 5th 2011, 5:12 PM 942 Views 0 Comments

Live footage from NASA TV as a solar-powered spacecraft begins its five-year exploratory journey to Jupiter.

WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time
# NASA
# NASA

WATCH: Atlantis separates from space station for the last time

Jul 19th 2011, 10:42 AM 224 Views 0 Comments

The shuttle will land back on earth this Thursday, having completed its duties at the ISS.

Watch live: Atlantis and ISS crew are holding a press conference from space
# NASA
# NASA

Watch live: Atlantis and ISS crew are holding a press conference from space

Jul 15th 2011, 2:36 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

The crew are also preparing for a live call from President Barack Obama later.