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#NASA

# nasa - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Space exploration has a new major player in town…Google Secret Plans

Space exploration has a new major player in town…Google

The giant web company is spending nearly €1 billion on a San Francisco air base.

# nasa - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Astronauts put a GoPro in a water bubble, just because they can Float On

Astronauts put a GoPro in a water bubble, just because they can

The resulting video is very cool. Space is CRAZY, yo.

# nasa - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “I respect you enormously normally” – Richard Branson gets testy with Channel 4′s Jon Snow Face Off This post contains videos

“I respect you enormously normally” – Richard Branson gets testy with Channel 4′s Jon Snow

The Virgin founder was asked about levels of risk at Virgin Galactic.

# nasa - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie They still don’t know why the US space rocket exploded – but they’re blaming the Russians Blame Game

They still don’t know why the US space rocket exploded – but they’re blaming the Russians

Fingers are being pointed at the 1960s era Russian rocket used by Orbital Sciences.

# nasa - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion – but it was just a ‘mishap’ Malfunction This post contains videos

NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion – but it was just a ‘mishap’

The rocket was bringing supplies to the International Space Station.

# nasa - Monday 20 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This year could be the hottest EVER recorded Hot Hot Hot

This year could be the hottest EVER recorded

Global land and sea temperatures for last month were the highest ever recorded.

# nasa - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Watch: NASA’s first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now Back In The Saddle

Watch: NASA’s first space walk in a year is happening above your head right now

US based space walks were curtailed last year after an Italian astronaut nearly drowned.

# 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.

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