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# mars - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.

Aug 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 240 Views 28 Comments

Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.

# mars - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?

# mars - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director
# The Mohawk From Mars
From The Daily Edge
# The Mohawk From Mars

Curiosity grows online for NASA flight director

Aug 7th 2012, 5:19 PM 13,676 Views 59 Comments

The whizz-kid who’s helping to uncover the secrets of Mars has become famous in his own right.

In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars
# Mars
# Mars

In photos: NASA's Curiosity sends first pictures from Mars

Aug 7th 2012, 1:45 PM 9,180 Views 15 Comments

Rover snaps its surroundings…

# mars - Monday 6 August, 2012

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 5,274 Views 34 Comments

Mars Landing! Whoo!

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years
# The Red Planet
# The Red Planet

In pics: Missions to Mars through the years

Aug 6th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,934 Views 2 Comments

As NASA lands a new exploratory probe on Mars, TheJournal.ie takes a look back over previous Mars missions…

# mars - Sunday 5 August, 2012

7 of the world's greatest hoaxes (or are they?)
# Hoax
From The Daily Edge
# Hoax

7 of the world's greatest hoaxes (or are they?)

Aug 5th 2012, 9:30 AM 17,709 Views 38 Comments

Aliens invading New Jersey, spaghetti growing on trees… just some of the hoaxes that had the world fooled.

Curiosity Mars rover to land on the red planet tomorrow
# Mars
# Mars

Curiosity Mars rover to land on the red planet tomorrow

Aug 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,215 Views 20 Comments

The Mars Science Laboratory, which carries the rover, aims to find out if there is life on Mars – and it arrives near the planet’s surface tomorrow.

# mars - 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 5,140 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?

# mars - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland
# Space
# Space

The Moon to blaze alongside Mars and Saturn over Ireland

Jul 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 5,767 Views 8 Comments

The Moon will be placed next to Mars on today and next to Saturn on tomorrow in the western sky just after sunset.

# mars - Friday 6 July, 2012

Out of This World Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Out of This World Pic of the Day

Jul 6th 2012, 2:45 PM 9,574 Views 15 Comments

A view from Mars.

# mars - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone
# Mars
# Mars

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone

Jun 12th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,378 Views 11 Comments

‘Curiosity’ is set to land on the red plant in early August.

# mars - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Mars Watch: Tonight's your chance to see the red planet
# Mars
# Mars

Mars Watch: Tonight's your chance to see the red planet

Mar 29th 2012, 7:00 AM 9,129 Views 25 Comments

Giant telescopes set up around country for public to use.

# mars - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Russia plans to send man to the Moon
# Space
# Space

Russia plans to send man to the Moon

Mar 14th 2012, 10:40 AM 2,053 Views 20 Comments

As part of a newly unveiled 18-year plan, Russia will send probes to Mars, Jupiter and Venus and a human team to the surface of the Moon.

# mars - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Long missions in space may damage eyesight
# Space Travel
From The Daily Edge
# Space Travel

Long missions in space may damage eyesight

Mar 13th 2012, 5:26 PM 249 Views 4 Comments

Prolonged periods of space travel might damage astronauts eyesight according to new research. NASA say they are not unduly worried.

# mars - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight
# Solar Flare
# Solar Flare

Northern Lights might be visible over Ireland tonight

Mar 8th 2012, 12:16 PM 9,669 Views 10 Comments

There may be lots of activity in the skies tonight, thanks to solar flare activity – here’s your guide on what to look out for.

# mars - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Is there food on Mars?
# Mission To Mars
From The Daily Edge
# Mission To Mars

Is there food on Mars?

Mar 1st 2012, 3:05 PM 3,317 Views 14 Comments

A group of six people will take part in a simulated mission to Mars next year – on the Big Island of Hawaii. Their mission? Report back on the food astronauts eat in space.

# mars - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 17th 2012, 7:57 PM 3,950 Views 1 Comment

A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

Mystery Moroccan rocks 'fell from Mars', say scientists

Jan 17th 2012, 3:54 PM 4,212 Views 5 Comments

Chunks of meteorite found in Morocco in December, thought to have fallen in July, came from Mars millions of years ago.

# mars - Friday 16 December, 2011

Russian spacecraft set to crash back to Earth next month
# Space
# Space

Russian spacecraft set to crash back to Earth next month

Dec 16th 2011, 1:55 PM 1,802 Views 5 Comments

The unmanned Phobos-Ground craft, which was set to land on one of Mars’s moons, will return sometime in January.

# mars - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars'
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

Watch: NASA's rover blasts into space in search of 'life on Mars'

Nov 26th 2011, 4:59 PM 1,410 Views 8 Comments

The Curiosity rover is costing NASA billions but it is hoped it can discover new facts about the red planet.

# mars - Friday 25 November, 2011

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

Was there ever life on Mars? Nasa set to launch new mission

Nov 25th 2011, 3:28 PM 1,470 Views 12 Comments

Tomorrow’s launch sends the Curiosity rover on the start of its eight-month voyage to Mars, where it will examine the soil for signs of life.

# mars - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft
# Space
# Space

Contact finally made with stranded Russian spacecraft

Nov 23rd 2011, 5:13 PM 2,136 Views 0 Comments

The Phobos-Grunt mission to Mars launched on 8 November, but the engine boosts to push it out of Earth’s orbit and on towards the Martian moon Phobos failed.

# mars - Sunday 13 November, 2011

The Top 7 Silvio moments
# Bunga Bunga
From The Daily Edge
# Bunga Bunga

The Top 7 Silvio moments

Nov 13th 2011, 5:09 PM 2,305 Views 19 Comments

The man who made bunga bunga famous – and six other memorable moments from Berlusconi’s career.

# mars - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Russia’s race against time to save Mars moon probe
# Mission To Mars
# Mission To Mars

Russia’s race against time to save Mars moon probe

Nov 9th 2011, 11:29 AM 382 Views 4 Comments

Russian spacecraft engineers have three days to reset the onboard computers of a probe bound for Mars, which is stuck in orbit.

# mars - Friday 4 November, 2011

Video, photos: Simulated mission to Mars ends after 520 days of isolation
# Mars
From The Daily Edge
# Mars

Video, photos: Simulated mission to Mars ends after 520 days of isolation

Nov 4th 2011, 12:07 PM 754 Views 9 Comments

A group of six scientists and engineers emerged from their capsule earlier today.

# mars - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

NASA starts work on super-size rocket for human space exploration
# Space
# Space

NASA starts work on super-size rocket for human space exploration

Sep 14th 2011, 3:51 PM 575 Views 8 Comments

NASA has unveiled plans for a massive new rocket that will bring its astronauts deeper into outer-space than ever before.

# mars - Friday 5 August, 2011

NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars
# Life On Mars
# Life On Mars

NASA discovers evidence of water on Mars

Aug 5th 2011, 9:28 AM 626 Views 2 Comments

Is there life on Mars? Perhaps, say NASA, as evidence of water has been found.

# mars - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars
# Hugo
From The Daily Edge
# Hugo

Chavez says capitalism may have destroyed life on Mars

Mar 23rd 2011, 4:30 PM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

Venezuela’s socialist president also warned that the West was trying to plunder Libya’s natural resources.

# mars - Friday 19 November, 2010

Penis envy? Berlusconi slammed for replacing statue body parts
# Obsession
From The Daily Edge
# Obsession

Penis envy? Berlusconi slammed for replacing statue body parts

Nov 19th 2010, 9:11 PM 1,190 Views 0 Comments

What is it about the male appendage that keeps getting the Italian PM in such hot water?