After spending 444 days in space, flags commissioned by the International Aeronautical Federation (IAF) to commemorate their 60th Anniversary, have reached their final destinations. NASA, Roscosmos, the Chinese Space Administration and the IAF collaborated to carry the commemorative flags through … [Read more...] about Space Flags Reach Final Touchdown
Formal plans to work together on joint projects were signed by Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos and National Space Centre Ltd (Ireland) at the Roscosmos headquarters in Moscow on 21 June, 2012, during the Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission led by Minister of State for Trade and Development, Mr … [Read more...] about Roscosmos link-up with National Space Centre
National Space Centre atteded the two-day Skolkovo Roadshow in London on 14 & 15 February 2012, where a delegation of senior executives from the Skolkovo Foundation were in London to showcase opportunities for universities, institutes and businesses to gain funding from Skolkovo through joint … [Read more...] about Skolkovo Roadshow
February 11, 2012 :: Top Russian research cosmonaut and scientist Sergey Zhukov visited Elfordstown, where he gave a talk about the future for LIFE IN SPACE and the challenges it presents to humans, to invited guests including MEP Sean Kelly and representatives from the Russian Embassy and … [Read more...] about To Infinity And Beyond, Top Russian Research Cosmonaut Visits Elfordstown
17 November, 2011 :: Formal Plans that will use Elfordstown Earthstation’s 32m Antenna in a Space Debris detection programme, and that will see Irish third level institutions work with the prestigious Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Fiztekh) across a range of Space and Physics related … [Read more...] about Moscow-Cork Partnership Announced
Monday 14 November, 2011 :: Winner of the Name the Big Dish Competition organised by Blackrock Castle Observatory, second year student Rebecca Cantwell of Regina Mundi College, Cork, switched on the newly named CORY, counted down by Space Shuttle Endeavour Pilot and NASA Astronaut Greg Johnson and … [Read more...] about Hello Universe!
31st May, 2011 :: Today (31 May 2011) at Merrion Hotel, Dublin, European communications giant Eutelsat unveil their new pan-European high-speed broadband network which will deliver cost efficient broadband to the remotest regions of Europe and of Ireland, and incudes delivery on a promise of a new … [Read more...] about New Dish Goes Live as Eutelsat’s New Pan-European Network Lights Up
9 May 2011 :: Today at Elfordstown Earthstation, Midleton, Co Cork, Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, announced a partnership between National Space Centre and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) which will see a huge 32metre satellite dish start a new life as a Deep Space … [Read more...] about 32m Dish To Get New Life As Deep Space Radio Telescope