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#NASA

# nasa - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station Intergalactic

To infinity and Limerick: LIT experiment lands on International Space Station

The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.

# nasa - Monday 22 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie After hitting the brakes from 10,000 mph, Nasa’s newest Mars orbiter is circling the red planet Nearest Neighbour

After hitting the brakes from 10,000 mph, Nasa’s newest Mars orbiter is circling the red planet

Maven is joining a growing number of probes observing Mars from above.

# nasa - Sunday 21 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why you really should be following the International Space Station online Out Of This World

Here’s why you really should be following the International Space Station online

One small click of a mouse. One giant leap…

# nasa - Friday 19 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s not like Star Trek’: This is a big weekend for NASA’s plans to land a human on Mars Space Race

‘It’s not like Star Trek’: This is a big weekend for NASA’s plans to land a human on Mars

The MAVEN spacecraft, a scout for human explorers, is approaching the red planet

# nasa - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts Us Flight

Boeing and SpaceX to build new spacecraft for ISS astronauts

SpaceX is headed by PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.

# nasa - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘The far frontier’: NASA Curiosity rover makes it to Martian mountain Lively On Mars

‘The far frontier’: NASA Curiosity rover makes it to Martian mountain

“The scientific sequel is upon us.”

# nasa - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

NASA is creating its own air traffic control system for drones

The control system will be entirely automated, and will be first used for agriculture next year.

# nasa - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like – and it’s terrifying

This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like – and it’s terrifying

It can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane…

# nasa - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A NASA telescope has captured this picture of a black hole* Black Hole Sun

A NASA telescope has captured this picture of a black hole*

*Or at least what they think it might look like.

# nasa - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how to keep up to date with all things space-related The Sky At Night

Here’s how to keep up to date with all things space-related

It might all be happening up there, but there’s loads to read down here.

# nasa - Friday 1 August, 2014

NASA aims to produce oxygen on Mars with 2020 rover experiment

As part of experiments carried out by NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, researchers will look at whether Martian air could be converted for astronauts to breathe.

# nasa - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012 Close Call

Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012

Modern civilization could have been “knocked back to the 18th century.”

# nasa - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 45 years ago, man walked on the moon – here’s how it was reported Moonwalker

45 years ago, man walked on the moon – here’s how it was reported

It was one small step for man, one giant leap for media coverage.

# nasa - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Political favouritism can now be seen from space All Of The Lights

Political favouritism can now be seen from space

A new study by an Australian university has used night time light to establish that economic activity gravitates towards the birth places of political leaders.

# nasa - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (…sort of) It's Ok To Experiment

A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (…sort of)

Four Limerick students have had their experiment sent to the International Space Station, thanks to NASA.

# nasa - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan Typhoon Neoguri

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX are to launch a solar powered ship that will sail up into orbit To Boldly Float

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

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

From TheJournal.ie NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare Solar Flare Snared

NASA captures stunning footage of rare solar flare

The remarkable event was filmed by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory.

# nasa - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

NASA’s space robots are getting Google smartphones

The Project Tango devices would allow the robots to sense sharp angles inside the space station and create a 3D map that would allow them to navigate the space station.

# nasa - Friday 4 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie American Apparel apologises for mistaking image of Challenger disaster for clouds Space Shuttle

# nasa - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go Up Up And Away

Nasa cancels satellite launch with just 46 seconds to go

The spacecraft will orbit at 705 kilometres above Earth and will provide the first complete picture of the effects of climate change.

# nasa - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nasa’s ‘flying saucer’ tests new Mars-landing technology Parachute Failure

Nasa’s ‘flying saucer’ tests new Mars-landing technology

It involves a Supersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator, but you knew that, right?

# nasa - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mars, Luiz Suarez, and property prices: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Mars, Luiz Suarez, and property prices: The week in numbers

Plus: What was the average temperature around the world last month?

# nasa - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie Greetings Earthlings

Curiosity Rover celebrates first year on Mars with an obligatory selfie

“This is me at work #busy #casualTuesday #cantwaittilpayday”

# nasa - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland Noctilucent This post contains images

You can spot rare glowing clouds formed by meteors over Ireland

These occur so high in the atmosphere that astronauts on the ISS can see them not too far below them.

# nasa - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup World Cup 2014

32 eye-opening satellite photos from every country in the World Cup

All the competitors from Algeria to Uruguay, photographed from space.

# nasa - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This is the most colourful photo ever taken by the Hubble Space Telescope Hubble Hubble

# nasa - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The moon now has faster broadband than rural Ireland… here’s why slow internet is the WORST Loading

# nasa - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Unstoppable” melting of Antarctic ice will have major impact on sea level, scientists warn NASA

“Unstoppable” melting of Antarctic ice will have major impact on sea level, scientists warn

Calculations on sea level rises will have to be revised upwards, it’s being warned.

# nasa - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How long could a human survive on Mars wearing only jeans and a t-shirt? Holiday Plans
From The Daily Edge 9 photographs that prove our universe is breathtakingly beautiful Intergalactic

# nasa - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The world’s longest conveyor belt is clearly visible from space Wheeee

The world’s longest conveyor belt is clearly visible from space

It’s 100km long and runs across a desert.

# nasa - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NASA is asking you to vote on what the next spacesuit looks like To Boldly Go

# nasa - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky Stargazger

Column: Look up! The Red Planet is continuing to shine brightly in the night sky

With Mars currently in opposition, and shining with an orange tinge, Conor Farrell explores our fascination with the Red Planet.

# nasa - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NASA releases amazing close-up video of a solar flare Sunsheeeeine This post contains videos

NASA releases amazing close-up video of a solar flare

It looks like something from a science fiction film, but it’s real.

# nasa - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts Crimea Crisis

US:Russia tensions now affecting space exploration, as NASA cuts Moscow contacts

The US space agency has cut all contacts with Russia, except for cooperation on board the International Space Station.

# nasa - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Interested in space and science? Cork to hold NASA hackathon next week

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is aimed at secondary school and third-level students and will tackle themes such as human space flight, asteroids and robotics.

# nasa - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts’ hearts grow rounder in space, finds study Clear Eyes Round Heart

Astronauts’ hearts grow rounder in space, finds study

Astronauts’ hearts also got weaker because the heart doesn’t work as hard in space, say researchers.

# nasa - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NASA satellite captures photo of Washington mudslide Search

NASA satellite captures photo of Washington mudslide

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

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