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#The final frontier

# the-final-frontier - 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 11,228 Views 7 Comments

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

# the-final-frontier - Friday 15 September, 2017

Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

Nasa's Cassini probe burns up like a meteor on 'death plunge' into Saturn

Sep 15th 2017, 1:17 PM 14,797 Views 24 Comments

More than 1,500 people jammed Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Lab in California to watch.

# the-final-frontier - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

Check out these incredible pictures of the ruins of America's Space Race

Mar 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 33,442 Views 12 Comments

Photographer and academic Roland Miller has travelled across America capturing images of the remnants of an international race long forgotten.

# the-final-frontier - Saturday 12 September, 2015

5 talking points ahead of Limerick and Wexford's All-Ireland U21 hurling final
# The Final Frontier
From The42
# The Final Frontier

5 talking points ahead of Limerick and Wexford's All-Ireland U21 hurling final

Sep 12th 2015, 2:50 PM 9,983 Views 13 Comments

One county’s long All-Ireland famine is set to end at Semple Stadium.

# the-final-frontier - Saturday 22 August, 2015

6 talking points as Limerick and Wexford set up All-Ireland U21 hurling final clash
# The Final Frontier
From The42
# The Final Frontier

6 talking points as Limerick and Wexford set up All-Ireland U21 hurling final clash

Aug 22nd 2015, 9:07 PM 8,135 Views 3 Comments

The scene is now set for an intriguing decider between the counties on 12 September.

# the-final-frontier - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

"A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

"A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto

Jul 15th 2015, 9:09 PM 21,659 Views 42 Comments

WOAH.

# the-final-frontier - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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 4,269 Views 5 Comments

To boldly bang where no man has banged before.

# the-final-frontier - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...

Nov 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 3,706 Views 2 Comments

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

# the-final-frontier - Friday 1 August, 2014

'You need goals', but McIlroy just aiming for fourth major while Tiger chases Jack
# PGa Championship
From The42
# PGa Championship

'You need goals', but McIlroy just aiming for fourth major while Tiger chases Jack

Aug 1st 2014, 10:46 AM 3,470 Views 4 Comments

The former world number ones have enjoyed very different paths to this year’s final major.

# the-final-frontier - Friday 23 August, 2013

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 16,020 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.

# the-final-frontier - Monday 13 May, 2013

Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space
# There's A Starman...
# There's A Starman...

Video: Commander Hadfield sings Bowie as he bids farewell to space

May 13th 2013, 8:17 AM 11,712 Views 42 Comments

It’s been emotional.

# the-final-frontier - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Tycoon wants to send couple on Mars mission
# Mars
# Mars

Tycoon wants to send couple on Mars mission

Feb 28th 2013, 8:56 AM 5,741 Views 35 Comments

Many of the finer details of the Inspiration Mars project – initially funded by the world’s first space tourist Dennis Tito – have yet to be worked out but it is hoped it will allow for zero-gravity sex.

# the-final-frontier - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system
# Stellar Neighbour
# Stellar Neighbour

Earth-sized planet found just outside solar system

Oct 17th 2012, 3:33 PM 8,525 Views 26 Comments

Astronomers have found the closest planet in location and size to the Earth circling a star in the system Alpha Centauri.

# the-final-frontier - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'
# Stargazing
# Stargazing

Meteorite hunt in the North while stargazers gather for cosmic 'Star-B-Q'

Aug 27th 2011, 12:41 PM 871 Views 4 Comments

Astronomy Ireland is gearing up to hold its annual stargazing event in Wicklow tonight, while the search is on for a space rock believed to have fallen to earth this week.