International Space Station

This Is The First Instagram Picture Posted From Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Tech

You may as well stop posting to Instagram. The International Space Station (ISS) just dropped the mic. The first picture posted from space was this...

Nasa Cuts Ties With Russia

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has suspended cooperation with Russia in the latest diplomatic reaction to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. But the severing of ties should not ...

Lightning Looks Even More Amazing From Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Tech

We all know how utterly incredible lightning strikes are but there's something humbling about seeing one from space. See below for an annotated v...

Why NASA May Hold The Key To Finding Missing Malaysian Aircraft

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has offered its support and expertise in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The American space agency said that it would ...

Astronaut Opens Up Over 'UFO Sighting'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Tech

A new TV series will examine some of the more unusual, mysterious and sometimes spooky situations that NASA and its astronauts have found themselves i...

LOOK: A Rocket Launch Seen From Space

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Tech

Those folks aboard the International Space Station are witness to all manner of incredible natural wonders - the Northern Lights, storms. So it mus...

PICS: Fresh Fruit Arrives On The Space Station

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have tweeted in celebration after fresh fruit arrived on board. Nasa send out a celebratory pictu...

The Bedrooms On The ISS Are TINY

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronaut, Koichi Wakata, has kindly given us a tour of his sleeping quarters aboard the International Space Station - and they are tiny. Despite t...

WATCH: Heroic Colony Of Astronaut Ants Arrive On Space Station

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A brave and hardy team of astronauts in their own, custom built habitat have made a new home inside the International Space Station. Ant astronauts...

Nasa Extends Life Of Our Home In The Stars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has extended the life of the International Space Station until 2024, ensuring that humans will have a home beyond Earth for at least another deca...

International Space Station Emergency After Cooling System Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Nasa has released the following statement: Earlier today, the pump module on one of the space station’s two external cooling loops automa...

You Can Get Stuck In The Space Station If You Can't Reach A Wall

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

Now-retired Canadian Astronaut and troubadour Chris Hadfield must have told us pretty much everything there is to say about life aboard the Internatio...

WATCH: 15 Incredible ISS Videos

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Tech

This week sees the 15th anniversary of the launch of the international space station. The station, with a mass of almost a million pounds and the s...

A Live HD Stream Of Earth From The ISS?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

Aboard a supply ship bound for the International Space Station this month is a camera set to revolutionise the way you view Earth. UrtheCast will p...

Rare Solar Eclipse In Europe, Africa And America (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK

A rare hybrid solar eclipse has swept across parts of the United States, Europe and Africa, creating spectacular scenes. A solar eclipse happens w...

PROOF: This Russian Has Travelled Forwards In Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Tech

Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev has spent more time in orbit around the Earth than anyone - 803 days, 9 hours and 39 minutes. And thanks to Unive...

What Formed This Mysterious 'Ghost Cloud"?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

Another day, another UFO sighting demolished. A mysterious and haunting;y beautiful "ghost cloud" spotted by astronauts on the International Space ...

Imagine If The Moon Was As Close As The ISS...

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

As impossible thought experiments go, this one is pretty cool. Imagine if the Moon orbited the Earth at the same distance as the International Spac...

LOOK! It's A Dinosaur! Floating In Space!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Comedy

And the picture of the day is... a toy dinosaur floating in space! Yes, NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg has been hard at work while on the Internat...

Nasa To Start Growing Lettuce To Eat In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa is about to start farming lettuce in space. From December the American space agency will start producing its own, home-grown vegetables aboard...

'I Don't Know If I Will Have Air Or Liquid In My Lungs The Next Time I Breathe'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

Conducting a spacewalk must be a pretty disconcerting experience as it is but when your helmet starts filling with water above your nose and ears then...

'Er, Mission Control? There's A UFO Outside...'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK Tech

A Nasa astronaut aboard the International Space Station caused a bit of a stir recently when he claimed to have seen an unidentified object floating o...

INFOGRAPHIC: Nasa's 'Space Colony' Concepts Explored

Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Tech

The late, great Iain M. Banks taunted his devoted readers for years with glorious images of billion-strong space colonies hurtling through the abyss. ...

Nasa Aborts Spacewalk After Leaking Water In Astronaut's Helmet

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has aborted a spacewalk after a water leak was spotted inside an astronaut's helmet. The spacewalk was taking place outside the International ...

Astronaut Patents Zero-Gravity Coffee Cup

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Tech

A Nasa astronaut and his colleagues has been granted three patents for technology related to the development of a coffee cup. A Zero Gravity coffee...