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#Liftoff

# liftoff - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

First Nasa crew comprised equally of men and women heads to ISS on SpaceX flight
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First Nasa crew comprised equally of men and women heads to ISS on SpaceX flight

Apr 27th 2022, 2:58 PM 10,891 Views 8 Comments

The crew, including Jessica Watkins, the first black woman making a long-term spaceflight, will spend five months at the orbiting lab.

# liftoff - Friday 8 April, 2022

SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each
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SpaceX launches three private visitors to space station for €50 million each

Apr 8th 2022, 5:14 PM 17,036 Views 18 Comments

It is SpaceX’s first private charter flight to the orbiting lab after two years of carrying astronauts there for Nasa.

# liftoff - Thursday 12 November, 2020

CMO says travel home to spend time with family for Christmas is considered 'non-essential'
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CMO says travel home to spend time with family for Christmas is considered 'non-essential'

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 7:40 PM 83,507 Views 127 Comments

Earlier the Tánasite told the Dáil that it is “too soon” for people to book flights home to spend Christmas in Ireland.

# liftoff - Saturday 13 June, 2020

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission
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WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission

Jun 13th 2020, 3:01 PM 28,448 Views 29 Comments

A new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites and three Earth-observation satellites were launched.

# liftoff - Monday 18 July, 2016

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

Jul 18th 2016, 10:20 AM 11,374 Views 8 Comments

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

# liftoff - Thursday 3 April, 2014

ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today
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ESA set to launch new earth monitoring satellite into orbit later today

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:59 AM 3,870 Views 8 Comments

The Sentinel-1A satellite is a polar-orbiting, all-weather, day and night radar imaging satellite which will be used for land and ocean services.

# liftoff - Saturday 19 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 19th 2012, 7:38 PM 3,766 Views 4 Comments

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…