Wow! I just had one heck of an incredible past few days all thanks to NASA! NASA, in association with OrbitalATK, launched the CYGNSS mission from a Pegasus rocket. So … Continue Reading Stargazer, Pegasus Rocket – Oh My!
Wow. A lot can happen in a year: I ran a half marathon, jumped off cliffs in Australia’s Blue Mountains… took on another Tough Mudder, played with both the ESA … Continue Reading Happy New Year
Tell you what – Ireland has been extremely good to me. I have been very fortunate and honoured to tell my story on Irish radio the past few months. And… … Continue Reading Adventures in Radio
Taraustralis’ next adventure takes her to the United States! For the next 20 days, Tara will be experiencing all things NASA! From The Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Johnson … Continue Reading Spaced out in the USA!
It’s been about two months since #AroundIrelandOnAPushie started! Now, here are your questions, ANSWERED: Yes! Geographically speaking Ireland is MUCH smaller than Australia, but not in spirit or friendliness – I … Continue Reading #AroundIrelandOnAPushie Answers
This won’t be your normal, run-of-the-mill “Hey, I went to an amazing museum!” review or whatever travel bloggers normally write. Epic Ireland is a truly amazing museum. It’s spectacular – … Continue Reading Life is totally Epic.
It’s not every day that you get to meet the Aussie ambassador to Ireland, but when you do, be sure to ask if you can use the embassy’s washing machine! … Continue Reading That time I asked to use the washing machine at the Aussie embassy
I am one of the biggest fan girls when it comes to anything relating to science or outer space, so when there was an opportunity to report via social media … Continue Reading Mars Superstars
Bicycling any sort of distance when you’re sick – sucks. I’m not exactly sure how professional cyclists do it, but for me…. it’s no fun. I got some sort of … Continue Reading Fully Sick
Just when you think you’re a travel rockstar, the universe has a way of saying NOPE. The drama all started when I couldn’t sort out my flight’s boarding pass. I … Continue Reading Travel Rockstar Status – DENIED.
Um guys…. I had no idea how much of a MAJOR NERD I truly was – until today. Thanks to the wonderful world of social media, I was invited by … Continue Reading Facebook Fangirl!
Taraustralis is parking the bicycle (momentarily) and heading to European Space Agency’s space operations centre in Darmstadt, Germany. This is a once in a lifetime event where she will be covering via social … Continue Reading In Search of Little Green Men
I always said that I’d write about the good, the bad and the ugly. But, what happened over the past 48 hours… well, let me try and explain. I wanted … Continue Reading On the way to Kinsale
I’m never one to back down from a good ol’ challenge, but DEAR GAAAAAWD… This Irish fry-up tested my spirits and made me never EVER want to eat breakfast EVER again. The day … Continue Reading You want me to eat what?
Its not every day that you get invited by an Irish metal band to check out their concert, but when you do, you go! To put things in perspective, the … Continue Reading From Waltzing Matilda to Irish Metal
Anything SPACE has been my guilty pleasure for a few years, thanks to #NASASocial. It’s kinda cool to be able to channel my inner Jodie Foster on occasion. So when I … Continue Reading SpaceUp Ireland!