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# space - Today's News

NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm
# No Space
# No Space

NASA calls off Moon launch due to tropical storm

7 hours ago 8,824 Views 17 Comments

Artemis 1 is an uncrewed mission around the moon that will pave the way for future crewed missions.

# space - Sunday 18 September, 2022

QUIZ: How well do you know these space-related movies?
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

QUIZ: How well do you know these space-related movies?

Sep 18th 2022, 10:00 PM 36,226 Views 21 Comments

There always seems to be something deadly hurtling towards the planet.

# space - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Nasa postpones rocket launch to the moon for the second time
# Florida
# Florida

Nasa postpones rocket launch to the moon for the second time

Updated Sep 3rd 2022, 4:24 PM 29,392 Views 53 Comments

The launch was originally planned for 29 August but had to be abandoned moments before lift-off due to issues with an engine.

Poll: Will you watch the Nasa launch today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you watch the Nasa launch today?

Sep 3rd 2022, 10:03 AM 24,118 Views 34 Comments

The test is an uncrewed mission around the moon.

# space - Monday 29 August, 2022

Nasa's Artemis 1 moon rocket launch postponed due to engine issue
# We Have A Problem
# We Have A Problem

Nasa's Artemis 1 moon rocket launch postponed due to engine issue

Aug 29th 2022, 2:00 PM 27,376 Views 71 Comments

The next available launch date for the mission will be on Friday, but a decision has not yet been made on whether it will go ahead.

# space - Saturday 27 August, 2022

Nasa's 'most powerful rocket' set for launch of Artemis 1 moon mission
# Space
# Space

Nasa's 'most powerful rocket' set for launch of Artemis 1 moon mission

Aug 27th 2022, 9:20 AM 17,219 Views 56 Comments

While this mission will be uncrewed, the agency aims to put people on the Moon in 2025.

# space - Monday 22 August, 2022

New NASA space telescope shows Jupiter’s auroras and tiny moons
# Jupiter Ascending
# Jupiter Ascending

New NASA space telescope shows Jupiter’s auroras and tiny moons

Aug 22nd 2022, 8:19 PM 23,989 Views 4 Comments

Scientists released the shots of the solar system’s biggest planet today.

# space - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit
# Space Oddity
# Space Oddity

'Drop everything and go': Russian spacewalk cut short due to issue with faulty suit

Aug 17th 2022, 10:40 PM 31,105 Views 26 Comments

Wednesday’s mission was the seventh spacewalk for Oleg Artemyev.

# space - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Remains of Chinese rocket booster fall to Earth

Remains of Chinese rocket booster fall to Earth

Jul 31st 2022, 12:01 PM 26,686 Views 14 Comments

There was no immediate word from Philippine authorities about whether anyone on the ground was affected.

# space - Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Buzz Aldrin jacket becomes most valuable US space-artefact after selling for €2.4m
# Out Of This World
# Out Of This World

Buzz Aldrin jacket becomes most valuable US space-artefact after selling for €2.4m

Jul 27th 2022, 9:14 AM 12,227 Views 13 Comments

The article was sold by Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday as part of the most valuable single space exploration sale ever staged.

# space - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Nasa has released the clearest-ever photo of galaxies in deep space
# Infinity And Beyond
# Infinity And Beyond

Nasa has released the clearest-ever photo of galaxies in deep space

Jul 12th 2022, 7:31 AM 24,508 Views 27 Comments

The stunning shot shows thousands of galaxies from billions of years ago.

# space - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit, Nasa says
# We Have A Problem
# We Have A Problem

Contact lost with spacecraft on way to test moon orbit, Nasa says

Jul 5th 2022, 7:58 PM 27,594 Views 12 Comments

The spacecraft had spent nearly a week in Earth orbit when contact was lost.

# space - Sunday 12 June, 2022

Scientists use satellite data to detect offshore methane leak for the first time
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Scientists use satellite data to detect offshore methane leak for the first time

Jun 12th 2022, 5:00 PM 14,412 Views 10 Comments

Methane is responsible for roughly 30 percent of the global rise in temperatures to date.

# space - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port
# Space
# Space

Nasa to launch three rockets from private Australian space port

Jun 8th 2022, 9:50 AM 10,555 Views 14 Comments

Three rockets will be launched from the Arnhem Space Centre on Indigenous-owned land near the mining town of Nhulunbuy.

# space - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: How do Ireland and the EU figure into the space race?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: How do Ireland and the EU figure into the space race?

Jun 1st 2022, 10:23 AM 2,156 Views 5 Comments

Ireland is playing a bigger role in international space exploration than you might think.

# space - Friday 13 May, 2022

Scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon
# Houston We Have A Plant
# Houston We Have A Plant

Scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon

May 13th 2022, 8:22 AM 10,586 Views 19 Comments

The ground-breaking experiment has given researchers hope that it may be possible to one day grow plants directly on the moon.

# space - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Fuel leak thwarts Nasa’s dress rehearsal for moon rocket
# We Have A Problem
# We Have A Problem

Fuel leak thwarts Nasa’s dress rehearsal for moon rocket

Apr 14th 2022, 10:45 PM 11,515 Views 6 Comments

Liquid hydrogen is extremely hazardous, with officials noting that the systems had been checked for leaks prior to the test.

# space - Friday 8 April, 2022

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

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

Apr 8th 2022, 5:14 PM 17,045 Views 18 Comments

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

# space - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Astronomers observe most distant galaxy ever spotted

Apr 7th 2022, 12:51 PM 11,240 Views 7 Comments

The galaxy candidate is some 13.5 billion light-years away, and scientists are speculating what exactly it is.

# space - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about space?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about space?

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:00 PM 37,316 Views 44 Comments

It was reported earlier this week that the most distant star ever seen has been observed by astronomers.

# space - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Future of International Space Station in the balance, Russian official says
# Space
# Space

Future of International Space Station in the balance, Russian official says

Apr 2nd 2022, 1:56 PM 24,478 Views 14 Comments

Space is one of the last remaining areas of co-operation between Moscow and western nations.

# space - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Star 13 billion light years from Earth is most distant ever discovered
# To Infinity And Beyond
# To Infinity And Beyond

Star 13 billion light years from Earth is most distant ever discovered

Mar 30th 2022, 4:45 PM 14,917 Views 23 Comments

Scientists said they were surprised by the distance of the star, which they have named Earendel.

# space - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime
# Space
# Space

Dr Niamh Shaw: Why space travel is much more than a billionaire’s pastime

Mar 13th 2022, 8:30 AM 9,432 Views 7 Comments

The space exploration advocate makes the case for continuing to look up and learn from the cosmos.

# space - Friday 11 February, 2022

Planetary bodies seen for first time in habitable zone of dead star
# Goldilocks Zone
# Goldilocks Zone

Planetary bodies seen for first time in habitable zone of dead star

Feb 11th 2022, 7:26 AM 21,326 Views 18 Comments

Researchers suggested their findings might provide a glimpse of what will become of our solar system.

# space - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

SpaceX satellites falling out of orbit after solar storm, but experts say no danger posed
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

SpaceX satellites falling out of orbit after solar storm, but experts say no danger posed

Feb 9th 2022, 4:36 PM 11,963 Views 9 Comments

SpaceX says the storm made the atmosphere denser, which increased the drag on the satellites.

# space - Monday 24 January, 2022

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth
# To Infinity And Beyond
# To Infinity And Beyond

World's most powerful space telescope reaches final destination a million miles from Earth

Jan 24th 2022, 10:33 PM 36,247 Views 32 Comments

The telescope will let astronomers peer further back in time than ever before.

# space - Saturday 25 December, 2021

A morning eclipse to a rare moon-and-Mars meeting - here's what to look up for in 2022
# Starry Skies
# Starry Skies

A morning eclipse to a rare moon-and-Mars meeting - here's what to look up for in 2022

Dec 25th 2021, 11:00 PM 31,113 Views 3 Comments

The star-studded highlights to watch out for over the next twelve months.

# space - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve
# Space Jam
# Space Jam

Space telescope project started in 1989 set to launch Christmas eve

Dec 18th 2021, 7:46 PM 15,735 Views 11 Comments

Multiple problems forced delays and a tripling of the telescope’s original budget with a final price tag of nearly $10 billion.

# space - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

ISS astronauts return to Earth in SpaceX craft after six-month mission
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

ISS astronauts return to Earth in SpaceX craft after six-month mission

Nov 9th 2021, 8:19 AM 12,775 Views 8 Comments

Their four replacements could be launched as early as tomorrow night.

# space - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids
# Lucy In The Sky
# Lucy In The Sky

Nasa spacecraft Lucy blasts off on 12-year mission to explore asteroids

Oct 16th 2021, 5:42 PM 10,842 Views 7 Comments

Lucy is named after the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia nearly half a century ago.

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission
# Shenzhou-13
# Shenzhou-13

Three Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for six-month mission

Oct 16th 2021, 11:29 AM 10,524 Views 12 Comments

The space agency declared the launch a success and said the crew “were in good shape”.

# space - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Poll: Would you pay to go to space as a tourist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay to go to space as a tourist?

Oct 14th 2021, 8:20 AM 25,322 Views 41 Comments

Star Trek actor William Shatner blasted off to space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket yesterday.

# space - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

Star Trek actor William Shatner makes history as oldest man in space
# PRIVATE ENTERPRISE
# PRIVATE ENTERPRISE

Star Trek actor William Shatner makes history as oldest man in space

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 4:10 PM 50,164 Views 61 Comments

Shatner said it was ‘the most profound experience I can imagine’

# space - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Perseverance images confirm Mars crater is an ancient lake
# Jezero Crater
# Jezero Crater

Perseverance images confirm Mars crater is an ancient lake

Oct 7th 2021, 10:49 PM 40,524 Views 19 Comments

The first scientific analysis of the images also reveals evidence that the crater endured flash floods.

# space - Monday 4 October, 2021

Film crew to blast off from Russian launch site to make first movie in space
# Space
# Space

Film crew to blast off from Russian launch site to make first movie in space

Oct 4th 2021, 9:41 PM 10,218 Views 9 Comments

The nation’s space chief hailed the project as a chance to raise the prestige of Russia’s space programme.

Star Trek actor William Shatner to rocket into space later this month
# Star Trekkin
# Star Trekkin

Star Trek actor William Shatner to rocket into space later this month

Oct 4th 2021, 4:42 PM 21,643 Views 29 Comments

Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, announced that Shatner will blast off on 12 October.

# space - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
# Space
# Space

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

Sep 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 26,245 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

# space - Thursday 16 September, 2021

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return
# Space
# Space

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return

Sep 16th 2021, 7:18 AM 10,126 Views 11 Comments

The Dragon capsule’s two men and two women will spend three days circling the world.

# space - Monday 13 September, 2021

Explainer: What is the European Union Agency for the Space Programme?
# EUSPA
# EUSPA

Explainer: What is the European Union Agency for the Space Programme?

Sep 13th 2021, 7:00 PM 5,360 Views 3 Comments

EUSPA was officially launched this year as part of the EU’s €14.8 billion space programme.

# space - Friday 10 September, 2021

The Explainer: How does Ireland fit into the space race?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: How does Ireland fit into the space race?

Sep 10th 2021, 6:00 PM 3,177 Views 0 Comments

And what will our first satellite in space do?

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