International Space Station

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 03.12.2014 | 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 25.11.2014 | 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.

We Have Touchdown!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

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In Space, Even New Zealand Has The Aurora

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts on the International Space Station have captured what might be some of the most stunning aurora footage yet as they passed over New Zealand...

Astronaut's 'Space Oddity' Is Back On YouTube!

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

Of all the amazing things that Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield did during his time as commander of the International Space Station - such as, for in...

Turns Out Space Can Be As Scary As You Thought

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

ESA Astronaut Alexander Gerst has captured some truly haunting images of the International Space Station at 'night', or rather, when the astronauts go...

Who's To Blame?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Tech

After the explosion, comes the blame game. The Russian manufacturer of the engines used in the Antares/Orbital Sciences resupply mission to the Int...

The Moment NASA Rocket Explodes After Liftoff

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is the moment an unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded just moments after liftoff Tuesday evening,...

What's That Flying Past The Space Station? NASA Doesn't Know.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

If you were patiently watching the ostensibly fascinating, in reality quite boring spacewalk live stream NASA broadcast the other day, you might have ...

The View From The Best Office In The Solar System

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Tech

Ever since Chris Hadfield brought cruising in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to the social media age, astronauts have had a tough ...

The ISS From Earth Is A Beautiful Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech

While we've all seen Earth from the perspective of the International Space Station it's not often that you find a view of the ISS from the perspective...

Nasa Filmed A Super Typhoon From Space And It's Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Tech

Footage captured from the International Space Station shows the incredible size of Super Typhoon Vongfong as it approaches Japan's Okinawa islands. ...

NASA Is Live-streaming A Spacewalk And It's Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has been live-streaming a spacewalk taking place on the International Space Station as part of plans to upgrade the laboratory. NASA's Reid W...

Who Should Win The Nobel Peace Prize?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The annual Nobel Peace Prize can be something of a crackpot affair, with the five-member selection committee given to bouts of insanity – The Europe...

NASA Puts Human Spaceflight On Hold Again

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has had to put its human spaceflight program on hold as one of the unsuccessful bidders has put forward a formal complaint of the selection proce...

Go To The Space Station For $50m

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

Boeing has announced that its Crew Space Transport will have room for a space tourist who'll be able to visit the International Space Station for the ...

This Humbling Picture Of MIR Puts Earth Into Perspective

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIR was -- during its time in orbit -- the largest satellite orbiting our planet and the only space station capable of supporting human life. It wa...

This Video Of A Cargo Ship Leaving ISS Is Astonishingly Cool

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Tech

After delivering three tons of equipment and supplies to the International Space Station, NASA said goodbye to the SS Janice Voss supply craft on Frid...