International Space Station

You Won't Believe Who's Sharing This Fake Eclipse Picture

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Tech

This solar eclipse picture is a fake. It has been shared and retweeted by people, news organisations and well-known Twitter accounts claiming to b...

Believe It Or Not, There's A Space-Walking Astronaut In This Picture...

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

Just in case you didn’t realise how big the International Space Station (ISS) actually is, Astronaut Terry Virts has put this into perspective for y...

Watch Humans Walking In Space LIVE

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

aA week after a bunch of people who will almost certainly never go into space were hailed as pioneering space explorers, two actual humans are walking...

'X-Wing' Departs Space Station (In Real Life)

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

There are no X-Wings. But there are space vehicles that actually exist which look like X-Wings. And occasionally they are filmed leaving the Intern...

NASA's New Astronaut Portrait Is Absolutely Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's Expedition 45 crew have released their official portrait before they head up to the International Space Station and it is quite clearly incredi...

The Earth From ISS Is Still Surprisingly Spectacular

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

That the Earth is beautiful from space is no surprise any more - but it's still possible for the reality of that to take away your breath. This is ...

Space-Age Shower Recycles Your Dirty Water

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Tech

Showers may not be the most romantic of tech subjects, but they're an area that's just waiting for technology to come in and stop them from destroying...

This Isn't A Prop From 'Interstellar'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Tech

This menacing looking craft is the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle, it's an unmanned test craft that'll lay the foundations for a crew delivery ...

Why Do People Keep Seeing UFOs Outside ISS?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Tech

Humans have been in continuous orbit aboard the International Space Station for 14 years and 85 days. In that time 216 individual astronauts from ...

The ISS Are Getting Some Unusual Pets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Tech

When June's Mission Discovery rocket heads to the International Space Station it's going to be carrying a rather unusual group of passengers. The r...

NASA Cuts Live Feed After 'Object' Appears On Horizon

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

They did it in the sixties. And they're still doing it now. A strange grey UFO has caused something of a stir in the conspiracy community after NA...

ISS 'Evacuated' Due To Ammonia Leak Alert

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

A section of the International Space Station (ISS) has been evacuated due a suspected ammonia leak. Astronauts were moved to the Russian section of...

Shoot For the Moon

Gemma Hurley | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Comedy
Gemma Hurley

One of the things that has inspired me in 2014 has been scientific advancements beyond our atmosphere: from the continued work on the International Space Station, to Curiosity's exploits on Mars and Philea's historic bumpy landing on an asteroid - surely the stuff of science fiction!

Girls' Lives Matter - India Bring Back Our Girls

Raquel E Sofer | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK
Raquel E Sofer

One million girls being disappeared only because they are girls is a gendercide. And it's an annual occurrence in the world's largest democracy that will happen again in 2015, and perhaps grow in numbers by 2016 and future years without pressure for change. So here's a hashtag to start a conversation: #Indiabringbackourgirls

Watching Earth From Space Will Make You Realise How Small You Are

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.12.2014 | UK Tech

This video, released by the European Space Agency, shows Earth at it's most beautiful, showcasing stunning natural phenomena like the Northern Lights....

Happy Christmas From The ISS

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Tech

NASA astronauts Barry Wilmore and Terry Virts have recorded a message wishing the world a Happy Christmas from the International Space Station. Th...

This Is What Astronauts See During Reentry

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

What's it like being inside a capsule of metal that's ploughing through huge swathes of plasma as it fights to return home? Well it turns out that ...

UFO Fires Red Beam Of Light At Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Tech

A mysterious red beam of light has been seen outside of the International Space Station. The red light was witnessed at around 09:20 AM GMT on the ...

Yes, The Northern Lights Looks AMAZING From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

Pictures of the northern or southern lights from space are notoriously tricky - and usually faked. This isn't. This picture was taken by Astronaut ...

Astronaut 'Avoids' Questions About UFOs... During Interview In Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Tech

Two years ago, ISS astronaut Joseph Acaba decided to answer some questions live on TV. The show was in Spanish but despite the language barrier UFO en...

All You Need To Know On NASA's Mars Test

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

At 12.05 GMT NASA will launch the Orion spacecraft into space for the first time, marking the beginning of NASA's roadmap to Mars as well as the space...

European Astronaut Sees 'Almost Alien' Light Approaching Space Station

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

When ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti started her approach to the International Space Station for the first time, nothing could have prepared her ...

'Some People Call Me the Space Cowboy ...'

Jim Egan | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jim Egan

A stellar contradiction about the confused Sir Richard Branson was overlooked by both The Mail on Sunday ("Branson labeled 'outrageous' over attempts to distance himself from Friday's tragic crash", 2nd November) and Financial Times ("Brand it like Branson", 6th November).

This Is The Patch Our First Astronaut Will Wear To Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Tech

Tim Peake, the UK's first astronaut, has chosen the iconic mission patch that he'll wear throughout his stay on the International Space Station in 201...

Drinking Coffee in Space

Caragh Little | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

A female Italian astronaut soon to join the International Space Station will be among the first to use a newly patented device to make 'proper' espresso coffee, enjoyed from a specially designed zero-gravity cup.