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# space - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The final approach to Pluto: We live in very exciting times for space exploration
# Opinion
# Opinion

The final approach to Pluto: We live in very exciting times for space exploration

Jun 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 85 Views 60 Comments

In less than one month, on 14 July, New Horizons will make its closest approach to Pluto.

# space - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Joanne O'Riordan and her brother verbally abused on train for moving bags from wheelchair space
# Tension
# Tension

Joanne O'Riordan and her brother verbally abused on train for moving bags from wheelchair space

Jun 16th 2015, 8:26 PM 56,998 Views 82 Comments

“People should have the decency to know that people in a wheelchair might actually want to get on the train and might want to go out and enjoy themselves.”

There's a lot of rubbish in space and it's becoming a big problem
# Cluttered Mess
# Cluttered Mess

There's a lot of rubbish in space and it's becoming a big problem

Jun 16th 2015, 6:20 AM 12,877 Views 12 Comments

Millions of small pieces of debris orbit the Earth and removing it is a complicated task.

# space - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Why science and space exploration needs more than those with a degree
# Into Orbit
# Into Orbit

Why science and space exploration needs more than those with a degree

Jun 14th 2015, 7:15 PM 7,115 Views 4 Comments

They may seem like areas that require a lot of knowledge and training, but the reality isn’t as black or white as that.

People are emotional about the tiny comet lander finally waking up from its nap
# Philae Lander
From The Daily Edge
# Philae Lander

People are emotional about the tiny comet lander finally waking up from its nap

Jun 14th 2015, 4:08 PM 3,326 Views 1 Comment

The little craft that could.

# space - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

Jun 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 25,414 Views 80 Comments

They launched a crowdfunding campaign today and hope the ‘sexploration’ will begin in 2016.

Pornhub wants to make the first porn movie in space
# The Final Frontier
From The Daily Edge
# The Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to make the first porn movie in space

Jun 11th 2015, 8:20 AM 4,123 Views 5 Comments

To boldly bang where no man has banged before.

# space - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean
# FINDING NEEMO
# FINDING NEEMO

Scientists have built a lab 62 feet under the sea - but they aren't using it to explore the ocean

Jun 10th 2015, 7:12 PM 11,673 Views 17 Comments

Before you can become an astronaut – you need to learn how to be an aquanaut.

# space - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Do astronauts shower while they're in space?
# Scrub Up
# Scrub Up

Do astronauts shower while they're in space?

Jun 7th 2015, 4:00 PM 17,181 Views 10 Comments

No, but they don’t stink. Here’s how.

# space - Saturday 6 June, 2015

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

A company spent nearly $100m to make their HQ look like Star Trek's Enterprise

Jun 6th 2015, 7:15 PM 22,239 Views 35 Comments

The Chinese gaming company was very committed to its look.

# space - Friday 5 June, 2015

This space suit isn't from a new sci-fi movie. NASA astronauts might wear this to Mars
# Into The Beyond
# Into The Beyond

This space suit isn't from a new sci-fi movie. NASA astronauts might wear this to Mars

Jun 5th 2015, 7:00 PM 23,607 Views 20 Comments

For the first time since 1982, NASA is in the process of testing new space suit prototypes.

# space - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

If Ireland was made completely of fluffy white clouds it would look exactly like this
# The Auld Sod
# The Auld Sod

If Ireland was made completely of fluffy white clouds it would look exactly like this

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:17 AM 11,446 Views 3 Comments

We’re being watched from above right now.

# space - Friday 8 May, 2015

The out-of-control Russian spacecraft disintegrated before it reached Earth
# Phew
# Phew

The out-of-control Russian spacecraft disintegrated before it reached Earth

May 8th 2015, 3:34 PM 8,178 Views 8 Comments

It entered the atmosphere over part of the Pacific Ocean.

# space - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

An out-of-control cargo spacecraft is plunging back to Earth

Apr 29th 2015, 11:48 AM 18,566 Views 30 Comments

Video has emerged of it spinning out of control.

# space - Friday 24 April, 2015

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe
# Hubble At 25
# Hubble At 25

16 breathtaking Hubble images that changed the way we view the Universe

Apr 24th 2015, 6:07 AM 19,078 Views 53 Comments

We have much to thank Hubble for at its 25th birthday.

# space - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens
# Drone Ship
# Drone Ship

Video: SpaceX rocket floats down from the sky but is still blown to smithereens

Apr 16th 2015, 9:44 PM 15,111 Views 15 Comments

The company isn’t giving up hope.

# space - Monday 13 April, 2015

A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h
# Space Race
# Space Race

A robot rocket is about to chase the ISS across Irish skies at 17,500 mp/h

Apr 13th 2015, 7:46 PM 17,764 Views 16 Comments

The Space X rocket will resupply the space station, but it needs to catch it first.

# space - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday
# LOOKING DOWN
# LOOKING DOWN

Ireland looked pretty damn good from space yesterday

Apr 8th 2015, 9:36 AM 21,848 Views 23 Comments

Stunning.

# space - Monday 6 April, 2015

Phone running out of space? There's an easy way of checking what to remove
# Q-tip
# Q-tip

Phone running out of space? There's an easy way of checking what to remove

Apr 6th 2015, 9:30 AM 35,738 Views 25 Comments

You (likely) have a free day so why not free up some space on your smartphone.

# space - Saturday 28 March, 2015

A decade of observing Earth from space has given us these breathtaking views
# Distant Beauty
# Distant Beauty

A decade of observing Earth from space has given us these breathtaking views

Mar 28th 2015, 10:30 AM 34,871 Views 15 Comments

There’s even one of cloudless skies over Ireland… Cloudless.

# space - Friday 20 March, 2015

Poll: Do you think the Mars One project will succeed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the Mars One project will succeed?

Mar 20th 2015, 8:15 PM 19,229 Views 45 Comments

Bas Lansdorp denied the project is a sham.

# space - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Can you spot the astronaut space-walking in this picture?

Mar 4th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,998 Views 24 Comments

Get your glasses out.

# space - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up
# ISS
# ISS

There will be six astronauts flying over our heads tonight, so look up

Feb 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,107 Views 16 Comments

The International Space Station can be seen in Irish skies tonight and tomorrow.

# space - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Take a break and watch as sunrise meets the Northern Lights
# Lights On
# Lights On

Take a break and watch as sunrise meets the Northern Lights

Feb 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 13,757 Views 13 Comments

Lovely. Just lovely.

# space - Sunday 8 February, 2015

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)
# Amateur Astronomer
# Amateur Astronomer

5 incredible supernovas captured in space (and how you could spot one too)

Feb 8th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,002 Views 27 Comments

Colour and light.

# space - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

These 7 days are historically the deadliest in NASA history
# Space Exploration
# Space Exploration

These 7 days are historically the deadliest in NASA history

Jan 28th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,662 Views 37 Comments

On this day in 1986, the shuttle Challenger exploded just 73 seconds after launch.

# space - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Video: An asteroid the size of a cruise ship passed over Ireland last night
# Don't Wanna Miss A Thing
# Don't Wanna Miss A Thing

Video: An asteroid the size of a cruise ship passed over Ireland last night

Jan 27th 2015, 8:43 AM 9,313 Views 20 Comments

But it was never going to hit earth, thankfully.

# space - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project
# Match Made In The Heavens
# Match Made In The Heavens

Beaming the internet down from space looks like Google's next project

Jan 20th 2015, 2:40 PM 6,590 Views 20 Comments

Reports say Google are planning a big investment in SpaceX.

# space - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Did you know that the US left poo on the moon?
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

Did you know that the US left poo on the moon?

Jan 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 25,416 Views 79 Comments

They did. And it was for a good reason.

# space - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Evacuation on ISS after toxic leak alarm sounds, all astronauts safe
# Sealed Off
# Sealed Off

Evacuation on ISS after toxic leak alarm sounds, all astronauts safe

Jan 14th 2015, 5:25 PM 14,343 Views 13 Comments

Nasa says the no leak has yet been confirmed.

# space - Saturday 10 January, 2015

An African moon mission is in the works, but they're having trouble getting funding off the ground
# Africa2Moon
# Africa2Moon

An African moon mission is in the works, but they're having trouble getting funding off the ground

Jan 10th 2015, 8:31 PM 23,186 Views 92 Comments

They’ve raised just €11,000 of a €126,000 target.

These pictures of the 'Pillars of Creation' are INCREDIBLE
# NASA
# NASA

These pictures of the 'Pillars of Creation' are INCREDIBLE

Jan 10th 2015, 9:45 AM 20,811 Views 35 Comments

We feel tiny.

# space - Friday 9 January, 2015

Look up: You've two weeks to see a glowing green comet
# Lovejoy
# Lovejoy

Look up: You've two weeks to see a glowing green comet

Jan 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 25,857 Views 26 Comments

Comet Lovejoy is paying a visit.

# space - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like
# Keplar 438b
# Keplar 438b

This is what the most Earth-like planet ever discovered looks like

Jan 6th 2015, 6:57 PM 18,907 Views 62 Comments

It’s chance of being habitable? “Promising.”

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing
# SpaceX
# SpaceX

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Jan 6th 2015, 1:43 PM 6,184 Views 12 Comments

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

# space - Friday 26 December, 2014

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration
# Big Philae Style
# Big Philae Style

Exploding rockets and chasing comets - The year in space exploration

Dec 26th 2014, 4:00 PM 6,343 Views 1 Comment

What a year it’s been…

# space - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm
# International Santa Station
# International Santa Station

Something very shiny in the sky tonight at 5.22pm and 6.58pm

Dec 24th 2014, 5:09 PM 31,638 Views 30 Comments

It could be the International Space Station or it could be…

# space - Friday 5 December, 2014

Orion: A successful Planet Earth landing for NASA's latest test-flight
# Splash-land
# Splash-land

Orion: A successful Planet Earth landing for NASA's latest test-flight

Dec 5th 2014, 9:05 PM 7,856 Views 28 Comments

The craft flew further and faster than any capsule built for humans since the Apollo moon program — 42 years ago.

# space - Saturday 29 November, 2014

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

These women were meant to be the first astronauts - but were left on Earth

Nov 29th 2014, 3:58 PM 13,021 Views 17 Comments

Many of the women finalists scored higher in training than their male counterparts.

# space - Thursday 27 November, 2014

This is what Thanksgiving dinner in space looks like
# Thanksgiving In Space
From The Daily Edge
# Thanksgiving In Space

This is what Thanksgiving dinner in space looks like

Nov 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 13,928 Views 11 Comments

Irradiated smoked turkey, anyone?