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First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump
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# Astronaut

First woman to ever pilot a space shuttle on how she almost accidentally endorsed Donald Trump

Oct 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 26,091 Views 25 Comments

Colonel Eileen Collins was speaking at a Medical Council event in Dublin.

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years
# Space Race
# Space Race

Russia's secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years

Jun 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 88,660 Views 39 Comments

Take a look at the Buran.

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business
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# Youngsters

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Oct 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,773 Views 2 Comments

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds

Jul 4th 2014, 8:47 PM 26,818 Views 32 Comments

Seven people died in the 1986 tragedy.

NASA's successor to the Space Shuttle completes tests over dry lake bed
# Strings Attached
# Strings Attached

NASA's successor to the Space Shuttle completes tests over dry lake bed

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:18 PM 16,030 Views 31 Comments

It’s planned the Dream Chaser will be used to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. A trial version of the craft successfully ran through tests yesterday – assisted by an odd-looking helicopter.

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally

Dec 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,992 Views 32 Comments

It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.

Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

Space shuttle makes its final journey... by road

Oct 12th 2012, 7:34 PM 7,094 Views 23 Comments

Endeavour’s two-miles-per-hour journey to the California Space Centre will mean all four shuttles have been rehoused.

VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River
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# Enterprise

VIDEO: Retired space shuttle journeys along Hudson River

Jun 6th 2012, 5:08 PM 3,370 Views 7 Comments

The space shuttle Enterprise heads for its new home aboard the former aircraft carrier Intrepid.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 17th 2012, 8:02 PM 4,375 Views 18 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011
# Discovery
# Discovery

In pictures: Discovery missions from 1984 to 2011

Apr 17th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,128 Views 6 Comments

As the retired shuttle prepares to make its last journey – by plane – to a museum in Washington, we look back over its 27-year career.

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

What does the cockpit of a space shuttle look like?

Apr 7th 2012, 9:45 AM 5,822 Views 25 Comments

The space shuttle Endeavour flew its last mission in May 2011. Here’s what it looks like on the inside.

Watch: Soyuz rocket docks with International Space Station
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# 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.

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony
# Giffords
# Giffords

Recovering Giffords to attend astronaut husband's retirement ceremony

Oct 6th 2011, 1:57 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

The congresswoman who was near-fatally shot in January is married to Mark Kelly, the commander of the last mission of space shuttle Endeavour in May.

LIVE: Watch the launch of NASA's Juno explorer to Jupiter
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# 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: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era
# Space Shuttle
# Space Shuttle

Watch: The final spacewalk of the NASA space shuttle era

Jul 13th 2011, 12:40 PM 182 Views 1 Comment

The flight by Atlantis is the last for the 30-year shuttle programme

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 5,102 Views 22 Comments

In today’s Fix: broken election promises, long-lost paintings, the last day of Oxegen and a final hidden message from staff at the News of the World…

Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station
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From The Daily Edge
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Watch live: Space shuttle Atlantis docks at International Space Station

Jul 10th 2011, 3:43 PM 422 Views 1 Comment

The last ever shuttle mission arrives at the space station today. Watch the historic event live.

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,357 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections
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# NASA

Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections

Jul 8th 2011, 3:43 PM 728 Views 4 Comments

An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.

End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch
# Countdown
# Countdown

End of an era: Last-ever space shuttle poised for launch

Jul 8th 2011, 10:53 AM 441 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands have packed Florida for Atlantis’ final mission, but there are fears it could be delayed by bad weather.

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage
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From The Daily Edge
# Space Shuttle

Gallery: NASA releases stunning images of Endeavour's final voyage

Jun 8th 2011, 12:50 PM 512 Views 2 Comments

The photographs, taken by an astronaut on his way home to Earth, are the first ever close-ups of a shuttle at the International Space Station.

The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis
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# NASA

The right stuff: meet the final crew of the space shuttle Atlantis

Jun 7th 2011, 2:31 PM 299 Views 0 Comments

The crew of the last flight of the American manned space programme have arrived in Florida to make final prepartions for their 8 July launch.

Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission
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# Space Shuttle

Endeavour makes safe landing as Atlantis prepares for final mission

Jun 1st 2011, 8:09 AM 227 Views 0 Comments

Endeavour’s final mission ends safely – just as Atlantis is rolled out to a launch pad ahead of the last ever Shuttle mission.

Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home
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From The Daily Edge
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Endeavour crew prepares for shuttle's final flight home

May 29th 2011, 3:23 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

The NASA shuttle is set to undock from the International Space Station later tonight and begin the long journey back to Earth.

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery
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# Good News

Good news from space: Gabrielle Giffords doing "really well" after skull surgery

May 19th 2011, 8:52 PM 692 Views 0 Comments

Astronaut Mark Kelly says an operation on his wife’s skull has gone successfully – from the International Space Station.

Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station
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# Endeavour

Endeavour shuttle docks at International Space Station

May 18th 2011, 12:14 PM 392 Views 0 Comments

The shuttle’s six-person crew is delivering a €1.4bn particle physics detector to the ISS and will carry out four spacewalks during their mission.

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 16th 2011, 8:03 PM 2,863 Views 0 Comments

Our daily wrap-up of what’s been going on – including a tongue-in-cheek tour of a certain house in Abbottabad…

Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission
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# Endeavour

Watch: Endeavour shuttle launches for final space mission

May 16th 2011, 2:20 PM 1,010 Views 0 Comments

After last month’s launch was delayed due to technical issues, Endeavour has finally taken off and is heading to the International Space Station.

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest
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# Space Shuttle

NASA: Endeavour liftoff delayed until next week at the earliest

May 3rd 2011, 8:55 AM 330 Views 0 Comments

The launch of Endeavour’s final mission, originally set for last Friday, won’t take place at least until next Tuesday.

Preparations underway for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight
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# Endeavour

Preparations underway for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight

Apr 29th 2011, 2:28 PM 394 Views 0 Comments

The final mission by Endeavour and its crew will begin this evening at 19.47 Irish time, and among those attending will be Barack Obama.