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#Rocket

# rocket - Saturday 13 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission Liftoff This post contains videos

WATCH: SpaceX launches dozens of satellites in Starlink mission

A new batch of 58 Starlink internet satellites and three Earth-observation satellites were launched.

# rocket - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Mayo goalscoring hero Carr's second of the day needs to be watched over and over Rocket This post contains videos

# rocket - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# rocket - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he 'probably' won't play in next year's World Championship

The five-time world champion claims he will only play ‘three or four’ low-key tournaments from now on.

# rocket - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley' Capsule This post contains videos

A rocket that will bring US astronauts back to space has blasted off with a dummy named 'Ripley'

The launch is a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil.

# rocket - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Obafemi gets an assist as Southampton stun Manchester United early on Rocket This post contains videos

Obafemi gets an assist as Southampton stun Manchester United early on

United were 2-0 down inside 20 minutes.

# rocket - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing International Space Station

'Thank God they're alive': Crew of Soyuz rocket safe after emergency landing

The rocket landed in Kazakhstan.

# rocket - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off Interstellar Technologies

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard Space Oddity This post contains videos

World's most powerful rocket blasts towards Mars - with Elon Musk's roadster onboard

The SpaceX CEO didn’t have to include his red Tesla roadster, which reportedly was playing Space Oddity during blast off.

# rocket - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

# rocket - Monday 18 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning Liftoff

PHOTOS: SpaceX launched an important spacecraft into space this morning

The Dragon capsule contains a docking station which would allow future spaceships to park at the International Space Station.

# rocket - Monday 14 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars The Red Planet

WATCH: Spacecraft blasts off in new mission to search for life on Mars

The key goal is to analyse methane, a gas which is created in large by living microbes.

# rocket - Monday 15 February, 2016

Ronnie O'Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was 'too cheap'

The Rocket deliberately potted a pink after his 14th red in protest.

# rocket - Saturday 13 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Rocket's peppery taste is perfect for any salad Column

Rocket's peppery taste is perfect for any salad

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 17 January, 2016

That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win

Ronnie clinches evening session against Hawkins before 8pm.

# rocket - Saturday 18 April, 2015

One of Man United's rumoured transfer targets just tried to burst the net with this missile

Memphis Depay continues to impress for PSV.

# rocket - Friday 16 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge So Close

Video shows moment SpaceX rocket crashed down on ocean barge

The company hopes to hone technology so that rockets can return to Earth intact for use again.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing SpaceX

This revolutionary rocket will have to wait to try a risky new way of landing

Instead of being discarded in the ocean, the booster stages could return to Earth.

# rocket - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party Afghanistan

Women and children among 28 dead as rocket hits wedding party

WARNING: Some people may find the images in this post distressing.

# rocket - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion - but it was just a 'mishap' Malfunction This post contains videos

NASA says it is disappointed at launch explosion - but it was just a 'mishap'

The rocket was bringing supplies to the International Space Station.

# rocket - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock Voyager

Asteroid hunting probe to travel four years to potato-shaped space rock

Hayabusa-2 will be flung into space on a rocket for a mammoth four year voyage.

# rocket - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts Cheap Trip

Our new rocket cost less than the film 'Gravity', India's PM boasts

India’s domestically-produced Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasted off yesterday carrying satellites from France, Germany, Canada and Singapore.

# rocket - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

How does it feel to face an Anthony Nash penalty? - 'You are just saying don’t hit me please'

Former Cork selector Ger Cunningham knows all about how powerful Anthony Nash’s shots are.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat

The snooker ace was heading home with his son after losing the world championship final last night.

# rocket - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final

Mark Selby bounced back in the later frames.

# rocket - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible

We’re snooker loopy, nuts are we.

# rocket - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid 'wave of attacks' from Palestinian rockets Air Strikes

Warplanes target Gaza Strip amid 'wave of attacks' from Palestinian rockets

The attack followed Palestinian rocket fire being aimed at the Jewish state.

# rocket - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora All Of The Lights

# rocket - Monday 20 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie European comet-chasing satellite awakens from hibernation Hey Rosetta

European comet-chasing satellite awakens from hibernation

The Rosetta satellite even tweeted as Gaeilge.

# rocket - Sunday 12 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger Notions

7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger

Our pre and post Celtic Tiger diets.

# rocket - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships

Stuart Bingham inflicted a 6-4 quarter-final defeat on The Rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 11 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it Private Spaceships This post contains videos

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

# rocket - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch Explosion This post contains videos

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch

The unmanned booster rocket was carrying three satellites when it crashed shortly after launch in Kazakhstan.

# rocket - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Steve Davis warns of Ronnie O'Sullivan 'disrespect' to snooker

The Rocket has again threatened to pack away his cue after the weekend.

# rocket - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

'I needed to pay the school fees but snooker's not for me' - O'Sullivan says he's retiring

The defending world champion eased into the semi-finals at the Crucible but insists it’s his last major event.

Ronnie O'Sullivan says his psychiatrist can help sort Suarez, bring title to 'Pool

‘If Liverpool can have Steve there for four or five years, then they’ll win the Premier League.’

# rocket - Thursday 18 April, 2013

9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O'Sullivan Rocket This post contains videos

9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O'Sullivan

Want to be like (arguably) the greatest snooker player ever? Here are some quick tips.

# rocket - Friday 1 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit Space

SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit

Three of the capsule’s four thrusters failed to fire up en route to the space station.

# rocket - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US' North Korea

North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'

The communist state did not specify when the atomic test might be carried out.

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