The country's first ever National Space Strategy has been launched.
All schools are to be notified of their Special Needs Assistants (SNA) allocations by next week.
Having flown higher than any Cork flag in history, the blood and bandages that once orbited the globe have returned to Earth.
The future for Irish space exploration is safe, considering the remarkable achievement of four secondary school students from Athlone, Co Westmeath.
A team of young coders in West Cork have developed a computer programme which is set to be tested on the International Space Station in the coming weeks.
Environmental action could terminate a state-backed oil exploration deal in Norway that provides lucrative taxes, writes Mikael Holter.
The LEGO Group may be restructuring, but Kya deLongchamps says everthing is awesome for the future of the iconic toy
A European spacecraft that broke off contact as it attempted to land on Mars may have jettisoned its parachute too early, investigators believe.
Mars is about to double its robotic population today with the arrival of a new craft.
After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study.
The European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe has located its lost Philae lander, wedged in a "dark crack" on the side of a comet.
While Europeans were focused on the Brexit vote, others, further west, were gazing toward a more celestial horizon, and a new world of commercial possibilities.
It’s been almost 50 years since Nasa astronaut Neil Armstrong left the dusty imprints of his lunar boots on the surface of the moon.
The European Space Agency is set to double its Irish workforce, creating more than 1,000 space technology jobs over the next four years.
The US government wants to be joined to legal proceedings here involving issues of huge significance for privacy rights of EU citizens, arising from the internet transfer of their personal data to the US.
A European spacecraft programmed to sniff out atmospheric evidence of life on Mars has blasted into space.
The European Space Agency and Enterprise Ireland have agreed to establish a business incubator to support space related companies in Ireland.
Irish researchers have made an electronics breakthrough which will help improve future space exploration missions.
Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
For a few moments yesterday, a little part of West Cork was transported to the cosmos.
As an Irish-led space mission is due to come to fruition in 2016, Kehlan Kirwan this week looks at Ireland and how we are steadily creating a reputation in the space industry.
Ireland is to launch its first space mission which will be developed by Maynooth-based company, Space Technology Ireland (STIL).
Ever wondered what it might be like to skim the surface of Mars? Wonder no more.
Comet lander Philae has woken up from hibernation after being missing for months.
Meet the young Irish rocket scientists who are about to boldly go where few Irish teens have gone before.
Irish forestry software company Treemetrics is to double its workforce and launch a major global expansion on the back of signing a €1m contract with the European Space Agency.
Workers brought in from another EU country to complete a contract must be paid the same as workers in the host country, the European Court of Justice has found.
A UCD spin-off company has secured an €800,000 contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to help create a 3D map of the Milky Way.
The Hubble Space telescope has come up with a gem for us.
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope will celebrate its 25th anniversary on April 24, and in all those years it has produced multitudes of stunning imagery.
The European Space Agency received no signals from the Philae lander during a scheduled effort to establish communication today.
USA: A woman and her daughter both gave birth at the same hospital in Florida on the same day.
Europe’s Philae lander is doing well and has succeeded in planting a thermometer in the comet where it touched down this week, the European Space Agency (ESA) said.
A photoshopped image of the massive comet 67P plonked on Cork City has gone viral.
The European Space Agency has released the first picture taken by its Philae probe on the surface of a comet.
“The Philae has landed”. Not since the first moon landing of 1969 have words like this described a defining moment in human achievement.
The Rosetta space mission has successfully landed a spacecraft on the surface of a comet.
CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork will open its doors to the public tomorrow for a live feed from the European Space Agency’s nerve-jangling bid to drop a lander on a comet.
A stunning image showing where the robot probe Philae is due to make history by touching down on a fast-moving comet has been released by the European Space Agency (ESA).
India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with home-grown technology for a remarkably low price tag of US $75m begins its final manoeuvres into orbit around Mars.
A team of scientists identified yesterday the point on the surface of a comet — known as Site J — where they aim to land a probe in what would be a historic breakthrough for their decade-long project.
Scientists have calculated that the comet at the centre of the Rosetta mission weighs 10 trillion kilograms.
After a 6.4bn kilometres journey, European spacecraft Rosetta became the first ever to catch up with a comet, a landmark stage in a decade-long space mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system.
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