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COLONIZING THE MOON – 2016 MINI SPACE DOCUMENTARY

(DEEP SPACE TV) – Published on 7 September, 2016, this interesting mini documentary tries to answer the important question, “why set up outposts on the Moon?”

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How Do You Open the Shutters on the ISS?

(NERDOLOGY) – It’s not something that you might think about every day, but there are some serious engineering challenges to what seem like relatively simple issues, like shuttering a window

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This Is the Last Thing the Rosetta Spacecraft Saw Before It Died

(GIZMODO) – At 6:39 am EDT today, a spacecraft weighing over 2,000 kilograms (4,400 pounds) with the wingspan of a Boeing 747 crashed gently into a comet’s surface, following 13

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Landmark Rosetta Spacecraft Crashed Onto Comet

(RTÉ) – The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft has been crash-landed onto a comet it has been orbiting for the past two years. The collision officially brings to an end

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Europa is Spewing Water Jets

(BBC) – Further evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter’s icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space. Scientists first reported the behaviour in 2013 using the

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European Space Agency Opens Centre in Cork

(RTÉ News) – The European Space Agency is establishing a centre in Cork to support Irish start-up companies developing space-age technology. The European Space Agency Space Solutions Centre will offer

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Hubble Telescope Spies Strange ‘Born-Again’ Star After Epic Burn

(LIVESCIENCE) – In 2014, Reindl’s team proposed that SAO 244567 — whose low mass makes it hard to explain the rapid temperature fluctuations — may have just undergone a “helium-shell

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$250 Billion to Supply and Launch 1,450 Satellites Over 10 Years

(SPACE DAILY) – According to the 19th edition of the report Satellites to be Built and Launched (over the next ten years), due to be published later in September, Euroconsult

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Irish Woman Made First ESA Artist in Residency

(RTÉ) – News An Irish-born woman who specialises in making works of art that are created by blowing things up is to become the first European Space Agency artist in

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Devon Crater Team To Test Mars Plane Concepts

by Susan Lendroth Los Angeles – Jul 18, 2002 (MARS DAILY) – From July 17 to 24, 2002, The Planetary Society will team up with NASA Ames Research Center, the SETI

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