Astronauts

We Have Touchdown!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

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Volunteer in Space

Frontier | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Tech
Frontier

Space exploration has come to the forefront of the public's interest in recent years with success stories coming from all over the world. As well as the recent successes reported by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, the European Space Agency boast an impressive track record and is the world leader in environmental research into the ozone layer.

NASA Finds Living Microbes On OUTSIDE Of The ISS

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has made a rather shocking discovery; there are living microbes on the outside of the International Space Station and they have no idea where the...

Seeing the Future of Space Clearly

William Pomerantz | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Tech
William Pomerantz

We don't just think about the next flight, we think about what happens 1,000 flights from now, when SpaceShipTwo is being operated by people who haven't even applied for jobs at our company yet... The door to the space frontier is opening.

Space Does Horrible Things To Human Eyes

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Tech

Space does horrible things to human bodies, even when you're ostensibly ensconced inside a habitable metal tube. Zero gravity wastes away the muscles ...

Lucy Sherriff

'Space Is A Great Equaliser'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

"Space is a great equaliser," declares astronaut Jon McBride, who is currently on a mission to get more kids - and women - to infinity and beyond. ...

Just When We Thought We Couldn't Love Chris Hadfield More...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Just when we thought we couldn't love Commander Chris Hadfield more... he makes this. Yes, just click play above to enjoy a guide to Movember - fro...

Life On Mars

Christina Robert | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Tech
Christina Robert

Lets be clear here -we are not meant to live on Mars. You've seen the pictures. Our bodies are built for earth.

WATCH: How Astronauts Adjust To Life Back On Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered how astronauts cope when they return to Earth - and specifically, how they adjust to the Earth's gravity? Well, wonder no more. Becau...

How To Shave Your Head In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Tech

There are few things that we at the Huffington Post UK have pondered more lately than the answer to the age-old conundrum of - how do you shave your h...

Chris Hadfield Vs Tim Peake

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Tech

Britain got its very own spaceman on Monday as it was announced Tim Peake is to don a spacesuit and spend five months aboard the International Space S...

How Many People Have Applied For A One-Way Ticket To Mars?

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Tech

It could be the economy, or the looming threat of climate change, but it appears quite a large number of people are prepared to give up the trappings ...

Revealed: Mars ‘Has As Much Water In Its Interior As Earth'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Until now, Earth was the only planet known to have vast reservoirs of water in its interior. But now scientists from the Carnegie Institution for ...

Houston We Have A Profit: Nasa Notes Sell For £248,000 At Auction

Melanie Hick | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Tech

The careful calculations made after that famous phrase, "Houston, we have had a problem," was uttered by Commander James Lovell, have sold for £248,0...

Watch Astronauts Play Baseball On International Space Station

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Tech

It gets lonely in space, so as could be expected, astronauts end up playing with themselves. Satoshi Furukawa's one man baseball game on the internati...

(VIDEO) Your New Career Move? Nasa Needs Astronauts

Melanie Hick | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Tech

Are you happy in your job? Really happy? Over-the-moon happy? You could be, if you take up Nasa's call to join them as an astronaut. They might no...

Space Photo Of The Day: McCandless Orbits In Jetpack

Melanie Hick | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Tech

Back in February 1984, on the 12th to be exact, a man went for a walk. The man was astronaut Bruce McCandless, the walk was the furthest venture away ...

Mars Astronauts 'Must Be Chefs'

Posted 28.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Astronauts travelling to Mars are likely to be farmers and chefs as well as spacefarers. Supplying enough food for a round tri...