International Space Station

SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Liftoff

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket exploded shortly after launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday. The rocket was on a mission to send a Dr...

NASA Cuts ISS Live Feed As 'UFO' Appears

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Tech

For the second time this year a video showing what appears to be two UFOs leaving the Earth's atmosphere has caused conspiracy theorists to go into ov...

You Should Pretty Much Only Watch This Video In 4K

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Tech

Timelapses of space are not exactly rare. However you'll have something of a hard time finding a timelapse as beautiful as this one captured from the ...

This Is The First Time The Whole Of The Earth Has Been Viewed In HD

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Tech

Observing the stunning expanses of earth from space has been a luxury that only few have been able to enjoy, namely astronauts such as Terry Virts who...

On His Last Day In Space Terry Virts Captures His Most Stunning Picture Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Tech

NASA astronaut Terry Virts is finally heading home after spending a record-breaking 200 days aboard the International Space Station. During those 2...

A Robot Shaking Hands With An Astronaut Is The Coolest Thing You'll See All Week

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech

Two guys playing with joysticks have made it possible for earth and space to shake hands for the first time. NASA astronaut Terry Virts aboard the...

NASA Astronaut Captures Huge Lightning Storm From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Tech

NASA Astronaut Terry Virts has been instrumental in making sure we get our space fix from the International Space Station. Regularly posting vines ...

Russia's Resupply Mission To The ISS Is Spiralling Out Of Control

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Tech

Russia has lost all contact with a Progress resupply ship that was scheduled to take food and supplies to the International Space Station. Carrying...

Proof: You Can Never Have Too Many Aurora Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Tech

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has something of a knack for capturing the Earth at its most serene. With the eyes of a hawk she's been captu...

This Spacewalk GoPro Footage Is Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Tech

GoPro footage is often the best kind of footage. GoPro footage from space however blows everything else out of the water. NASA's Terry Virts and Ba...

This Is What A Category 5 Storm Looks Like From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Tech

This is Typhoon Maysak. It was at one point one of the most powerful storms that nature can produce, creating wind speeds of up to 300km/h. Astrona...

Exploring Ocean Space: A Mission to Forge a Permanent Human Presence in Our Ocean

Phil Pauley | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech
Phil Pauley

I propose that we look to the ocean to seek inspiration and knowledge to accelerate our space age frontier. My vision is to engage the marine and space research communities with subsea infrastructure and offshore industry to create a permanent human presence in our ocean.

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!