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May

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Minister Halligan announces Ireland’s first ever Satellite

EIRSAT-1 will be launched from the International Space Station and will orbit for 12 months. EIRSAT-1 will gather data on Gamma Ray Bursts and will test innovative Irish space technologies. UCD and Queen’s University Belfast are leading the ESA-backed mission in partnership with five Irish companies. Mission will inspire the next generation to study STEM subjects.

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