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It's Rocket Science, Kids, But Not as We Know It!

UK Space Agency | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Tech
UK Space Agency

To get the project off the ground (pardon the pun) we will be sending 2kg of rocket seeds to the International Space Station as part of British ESA astronaut Tim Peake's six-month mission. After several months on board, orbiting the planet at 17,000mph, the seeds will be returned to Earth and sent to thousands of UK schools...

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...

'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...

This Is Your Home

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

NASA astronaut Terry W. Virts has tweeted a stunning picture of the United Kingdom from the International Space Station showing the UK blanketed w...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

We Have Touchdown!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

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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...

What Happens When An Astronaut Uses Timelapse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

While Reid Wiseman can be considered the social butterfly of the International Space Station it's Don Pettit who can take the claim of being the stati...

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...

Giant UFO Approaches International Space Station. Or Not...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

Eerie footage of a giant UFO slowly approaching the International Space Station is circulating online. The mysterious object appears to grow in siz...

'Alien Mothership' Caught On Camera Outside Space Station

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Tech

On of the most entertaining things to do online if you're a sceptically minded, easily distracted person of science and learning, is to watch those HD...

Russia Wants To Boot The US Out Of The International Space Station

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Tech

The diplomatic furore surrounding the Ukraine crisis has gone galactic. Russia has announced that from 2020 American astronauts will not be allowed...

LIVE: Earth From ISS In HD Looks Particularly Beautiful Right Now

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

Earlier this week we reported on how NASA has finally attached four HD webcams to the side of the International Space Station. The video footage at...

LIVE: Nasa Streams The Earth Rolling Below The Space Station

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has finally done the obvious thing, and stuck a webcam on the International Space Station. In fact it's got four - all in HD - which are broad...

Nasa Should 'Use Trampoline' To Launch Astronauts Says Angry Russian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Tech

A disgruntled Russian official angry at US-imposed sanctions has suggested Nasa use a trampoline from now on to get astronauts to the International Sp...

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...

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...

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...