Posts Tagged ‘Space’

Astronaut Michael Collins on the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

The most trusted designated driver of all time reflects on the ride 50 years after lift-off and offers wisdom to those who will be behind the wheel in years to come. ℘℘℘ Today (July 20) marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the one where that Armstrong guy took “one small step for man,Read more..

Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth

Irish American astronaut Scott Kelly returned from a year in space after taking part in a NASA study, analyzing the impacts long-term space travel can have on the human body. The mission was aimed at paving the way for an eventual mission to Mars. While Scott was in space, his twin brother Mark, also anRead more..

The Irish in Space

Michelle McKeon (28), a Limerick based scientist, hopes to become Ireland’s first astronaut. A lecturer in environmental science at the Limerick Institute of technology McKeon is spending a year at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida doing research for long distance space travel. She is there as part of the Discover Science team who areRead more..