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#Outer Space

# outer-space - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Explainer: Where exactly does space begin?
# Edge Of Space
# Edge Of Space

Explainer: Where exactly does space begin?

Jul 20th 2021, 11:55 PM 21,054 Views 37 Comments
  • Jeff Bezos has flown just above the Karman line - a commonly referenced definition for the boundary between Earth and space.
  • However there is no set limit for the edge of space and experts differ on where the boundary is established.

# outer-space - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

SpaceX Starship rocket test ends in another failure
# Outer Space
# Outer Space

SpaceX Starship rocket test ends in another failure

Mar 30th 2021, 3:26 PM 13,653 Views 23 Comments

Elon Musk hopes to use the Starship to one day fly crewed missions to the Moon, Mars, and elsewhere in space.

# outer-space - Sunday 6 December, 2020

SpaceX launches supply ship packed with Christmas treats to space station
# Starry Christmas
# Starry Christmas

SpaceX launches supply ship packed with Christmas treats to space station

Dec 6th 2020, 6:50 PM 16,737 Views 8 Comments

The Dragon should reach the International Space Station on Monday.

# outer-space - Friday 15 May, 2015

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him
# Outer Space
# Outer Space

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

May 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 15,886 Views 17 Comments

It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.

# outer-space - Saturday 8 November, 2014

These stunning Hubble images show us the secrets of the universe
# Deep Space
# Deep Space

These stunning Hubble images show us the secrets of the universe

Nov 8th 2014, 4:00 PM 14,456 Views 28 Comments

And a lot of pretty colours as well.

# outer-space - Friday 29 November, 2013

Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant
# Moon Boost
# Moon Boost

Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant

Nov 29th 2013, 1:42 PM 19,584 Views 84 Comments

Robots would be used to build a ‘luna ring’ of solar panels on the surface in an ambitious project.

# outer-space - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him
# Out Of This World
From The Daily Edge
# Out Of This World

Cmdr. Hadfield thanked the guy who ran the Dublin Marathon dressed as him

Oct 29th 2013, 8:55 AM 3,960 Views 1 Comment

Can you imagine running a marathon with a cardboard box around your head? No. Neither can we.

# outer-space - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

From 1900 to 2013: The evolution of outer space on the big screen

Oct 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 17,494 Views 19 Comments

From a man on the moon to space wonderlust, black holes and incredible aliens.

# outer-space - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station
# Space
# Space

Russian spaceship runs into trouble on way to International Space Station

Apr 25th 2013, 9:46 AM 10,285 Views 32 Comments

The vessel may be unable to properly dock with the ISS after its navigation antenna failed to properly deploy.

# outer-space - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Is NASA's Voyager about to leave the solar system?

Jun 26th 2012, 6:39 PM 8,873 Views 48 Comments

The spacecraft, which was launched in 1977, appears to be on the verge of becoming the first spaceship to leave the solar system. Bon voyage…

# outer-space - 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.

# outer-space - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US joins efforts to develop space 'code of conduct'
# Space
# Space

US joins efforts to develop space 'code of conduct'

Jan 18th 2012, 1:18 PM 1,396 Views 5 Comments

Concern is growing over the level of space debris and the possibility of nations developing systems to disrupt commercial or security activity.

# outer-space - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

White House forced to deny extra-terrestrial 'cover-up'
# Aliens
From The Daily Edge
# Aliens

White House forced to deny extra-terrestrial 'cover-up'

Nov 8th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,473 Views 16 Comments

An official petition on the White House website forces a senior communications official to deny a Roswell-style cover-up.

# outer-space - Monday 15 November, 2010

Astronaut tweets amazing pic of Ireland from space
# Space Porn
From The Daily Edge
# Space Porn

Astronaut tweets amazing pic of Ireland from space

Nov 15th 2010, 6:25 PM 13,079 Views 0 Comments

Douglas Wheelock – currently aboard the International Space Station – posts an amazing shot of Ireland by night.

# outer-space - Friday 12 November, 2010

Yet more images of space - from a paper aeroplane
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

Yet more images of space - from a paper aeroplane

Nov 12th 2010, 2:36 PM 1,545 Views 0 Comments

First a New York dad, now a Devon science buff takes photographs from space – with a helium balloon and paper plane.