Rockets

This Is What A Rocket Looks Like Close-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Tech

A GoPro camera has captured a rarely-seen-before sight: the close-up of a rocket just as it's about to take off. To help see all the stages of a ro...

Seeing the Future of Space Clearly

William Pomerantz | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Tech
William Pomerantz

We don't just think about the next flight, we think about what happens 1,000 flights from now, when SpaceShipTwo is being operated by people who haven't even applied for jobs at our company yet... The door to the space frontier is opening.

Giant Wheels Make Incredible Homemade Rockets

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Tech

Homemade rockets are a big deal in Thailand, in particular bamboo rockets which are essentially giant wheels filled with solid fuel. There's a reas...

WATCH: America's Biggest Rocket Blasts Spy Satellite Into Space

ITN | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Tech

A spy satellite controlled by the National Reconnaissance Office lifts off on a Delta IV rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. ...

Rockets of Lebanon's past

Lucy Knight | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK
Lucy Knight

As you drive down the main road that leads to Hamra, a district of West Beirut, you will notice, if you're observant enough, beyond the shrub covered walls of the Armenian institute, Haigazian University, that a white needle nosed rocket points towards the sky, or the stars, dependant on how romantic you wish to be.

Insurgents Launch Rocket Attack On Camp Bastion

PA | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Insurgents launched a rocket attack on Camp Bastion, the military base in Afghanistan which houses British troops. The heavily fortified base, wher...

The Sound of Sirens

Steven Winston | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK
Steven Winston

Recently every time I have heard a bike engine revving or a plane fly over I have hesitated for a moment. The red alert sirens in Tel Aviv, five in the last four days, were certainly not what I expected when I moved to Israel almost eight months ago.

Halting Hamas

Daniel Taub | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Politics
Daniel Taub

While the rockets targeting Israeli civilians - men, women, and children - do not carry as deadly a payload as that of the German bombs of World War II, their aim is equally sinister and illegitimate: to instill fear in the hearts of Israelis and undermine their right to live in a free and independent state.

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 8th October 2012

Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

Europe's Vega Rocket First Flight Launch

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 13.04.2012 | UK Tech

Europe's new Vega rocket has launched on its first flight. The 30m-tall vehicle has been designed to put small scientific and government satellites...

Giant Nasa Rover Launched To Mars - VIDEO

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Tech

Nasa has launched a giant one-tonne rover nicknamed 'Curiosity' into space which is due to arrive on Mars in August next year. The rover, which is ...

Watch Chinese Rocket Take Off

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.01.2012 | UK Tech

China has taken the next step in its quest to become a major space power with the launch of the unmanned Shenzhou 8 vehicle....

NASA Launch Unmanned Juno Probe On Mission To Jupiter

BBC | Posted 05.10.2011 | UK

A $1.1bn (£0.7bn) unmanned space mission has launched from Florida on a journey to the planet Jupiter. The Juno spacecraft will cruise beyond Mars...