Red Bull Stratos is a scientific mission to 120,000 ft, a near-space environment. Austrian Felix Baumgartner jumped from a stratospheric balloon and became the first man to break the sound barrier in freefall. Watch Video … [Read more...] about Stratospheric Jump Video
The 2013 European CanSat Competition is now open. The deadline for teams to apply is midnight on Sunday 4 November 2012. This competition is organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), and is open to secondary school students. A CanSat is a simulation of a real satellite, integrated within the … [Read more...] about CanSat Competition
Ever wondered how to get to Mars - this video shows how it was done. Follow the Rover Spirits journey from launch to success. … [Read more...] about How to land on Mars!
A Sea2Sky event takes place in Galway as part of the European Researchers Night, funded by the European Commission. Science themed events will take place across over 300 cities in Europe including Galway on Friday 28 September. This free event will allow families to engage in experiments and watch … [Read more...] about Sea2Sky in Galway
6 Sept :: Get the lastest news on Curiosity rover's progress, Thursday 6 Sept at 10.00hrs PDT (17.00hrs GMT), with the NASA hosted teleconference to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater. The Curiosity rover is a car sized robotic rover exploring Gale … [Read more...] about Curiosity Rover Teleconference
On 15 - 19 September, the International Space Station will be visible from various locations across Ireland in the early hours of the morning as it orbits the earth. Click here to find out exactly when it will be passing over your part of Ireland - information provided by the Johnson Space … [Read more...] about ISS Visible Over Ireland Mid-September
Winners of the YouTube Spacelab competition will get to see their experiments being performed in space on 13 September. The livestream will connect the International Space Station to London's YouTube studio and will be presented by celebrity TV show host Bill Nye, 'The Science Guy.' Visit ESA to … [Read more...] about YouTube Spacelab Experiments Live From Space
25 August, 2012, Astronaut Neil Armstrong died following heart complications from a surgery at the age of 82. Just over 43 years ago, Armstrong achieved what others only dreamed of by becoming the first man to set foot on the moon during the Apollo II mission with fellow US astronaut Buzz Aldrin … [Read more...] about Neil Armstrong RIP