Monday May 18, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
Russia has said it will delay the return of three astronauts from the International Space Station after the recent failure of a supply ship.
Friday May 08, 2015
An unmanned supply ship has burned up on re-entry over the Pacific Ocean, a week after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure, the Russian space agency has said.
Wednesday April 29, 2015
An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is said to be plunging back to Earth and is apparently out of control.
Thursday April 16, 2015
Russia plans to build its own orbiting space station by 2023, President Vladimir Putin said today during a marathon call-in session with the nation.
Saturday March 28, 2015
Two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut have entered the International Space Station after arriving in a Soyuz capsule that blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday.
Wednesday January 14, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Saturday January 10, 2015
The American company Space X says its experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform has failed.
Wednesday December 03, 2014
European nations have approved funding for a new Ariane 6 space rocket pooling their resources in a single, simplified version to tackle growing international competition.
Monday November 24, 2014
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying new crew for the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut, has safely docked with the ISS, NASA said this morning.