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# rocket-science - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Virgin Galactic successfully launches shuttle in step towards space tourism plans
# Rocket Science
# Rocket Science

Virgin Galactic successfully launches shuttle in step towards space tourism plans

May 22nd 2021, 7:15 PM 17,672 Views 13 Comments

The shuttle, with two pilots on board, took off and landed today.

# rocket-science - Thursday 7 January, 2016

This homemade rocket found in Wexford has no aiming system and "could have done serious damage"
# Rocket Science
# Rocket Science

This homemade rocket found in Wexford has no aiming system and "could have done serious damage"

Jan 7th 2016, 6:01 AM 21,083 Views 55 Comments

“There’s no aiming. It’s point, press and hope.”

# rocket-science - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Irish engineers are working to improve space rocket lift off
# Rocket Science
# Rocket Science

Irish engineers are working to improve space rocket lift off

Jul 13th 2014, 4:43 PM 6,631 Views 2 Comments

UCD has previously worked on a light flexible robot arm concept for an ESA Mars rover mission.

# rocket-science - Thursday 10 July, 2014

SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit
# To Boldly Float
# To Boldly Float

SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit

Jul 10th 2014, 10:22 AM 6,441 Views 31 Comments

A few weeks into orbit, the LightSail’s wings will expand, making it visible from Earth.

# rocket-science - Monday 18 November, 2013

NASA's MAVEN Mars mission launches from Kennedy Space Center
# Ten Nine Eight
# Ten Nine Eight

NASA's MAVEN Mars mission launches from Kennedy Space Center

Nov 18th 2013, 7:09 PM 5,879 Views 21 Comments

Arrival at Mars is scheduled for September 2014.