Space Pictures

This Giant Floating Marble Is Actually A Planet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Tech

A new high-resolution image of the planet Mercury has been released by NASA and we think it's fair to say it's one of the finest images NASA has u...

The Mars Curiosity Rover Took An Incredible Picture Of Itself

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

The Mars Curiosity rover is by far everyone's favourite space-exploring drone, but the Martian landscape has taken its toll and as this incredible new...

First Vine Posted From Space (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Tech

Reid Wiseman is at it again. Since posting that amazing picture of a dice hanging in space the astronaut has been busy snapping his way around the ISS...

Behold: Cosmic Sperm

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech

The European Space Agency has been involved in some incredible discoveries in recent years. But for sheer beauty and, let's face it, tittering schoolb...

Astronomers Just Found A Real Death Star, And It's Mind-Blowingly Scary

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Tech

The picture below isn't quite 'real' - but it does really happen. What you're looking at is an artist's conception of a literal 'Death' star, as it...

PIC: This Is A Rainbow. On Venus.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

NASA aren't the only ones who can take amazing pictures of space. The European Space Agency are pretty decent at taking an Instagram of something prof...

Hyperspace Portal Found In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Tech

The Chandra X-Ray Space Observatory has just photographed some kind of terrifying hyperspace portal deathship in deep space. (Yes, it's true that t...

13 Surprisingly Boring NASA 'Images Of The Day'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa is always publishing amazing pictures of amazing stuff which is just, like, amazing. In fact at this point, since we're not going to Mars any ...

WATCH: The Moon Has A New Crater

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The Moon has a new crater, and now we've taken a picture of it. That's right, while we might like to pretend that the fact that our only natural sa...

These Are The Best Space Photos Of 2013

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Tech

We learned a fair bit about space in 2013. For instance, we learned that there is life inside the remains of meterorites. That there's a ...

Can You See The Witch In This Amazing Space Picture?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

For all its Moon-walking, Space Station-building and planet discovering achievements, Nasa does have a habit of posting images of things in space that...

Nasa's 'Halloween Nebula' Is Screaming For Your Soul, In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Tech

Are you carving your Halloween pumpkin and looking for inspiration? Well, just look up. This picture was published by Nasa back in 2000, and sh...

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...

This Picture Of Jupiter Is Actually A CAKE

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech

The Hubble Space Telescope has produced some pretty amazing pictures of Jupiter in its time. So has the Galileo Space Craft, and a bunch of other prob...

Vast 'Spiral Of Doom' Discovered 90 Light Years From Earth

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Tech

The Hubble Space Telescope has taken a remarkable new picture of a distant galaxy - and for obvious reasons, as you'll see below, it's been nicknamed ...

LOOK: This Is An Eclipse Happening 63 Light Years From Earth

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has managed to take an X-ray image of an eclipse occurring in a star system more than 63 light years from Earth. The picture is the first time...

PICS: The Remarkably Beautiful Death Of Stars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech

When it comes to stars, death can be remarkably beautiful. This spectacular photo taken with the help of Nasa's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Hubb...

Hubble Telescope Reveals 'Cosmic Penguin' As Two Galaxies Collide In Space

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

A dramatic picture of two galaxies colliding with each other in deep space has earned the nickname "the Cosmic Penguin". Taken by the European Spac...

'Missing Link' Galaxy Collision May Help Explain The Early Universe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have pictured a "missing link" galaxy collision in deep space which might explain what happened in the first few billion years of the univ...

WATCH: Stunning Solar Flare Captured By Fleet Of Satellites

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa have captured loads of beautiful solar flares from its Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) but that isn't the only eye they have on the Sun. The ...

PICS: Nasa Captures Strange 'Blue Clouds' Above The Marshall Islands

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa photographer John Grant has captured a strange sight above the Marshall Islands in the Pacific. The odd blue clouds look like a unique aurora ...

IN PICTURES: Comet Makes Stunning Sight Above Northern Hemisphere

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Tech

A rare comet visible with the naked eye made a spectacular sight over the northern hemisphere this weekend. The Comet Pan-STARRS passed just 26 mil...

PICS: Nasa Craft Captured Venus Between Saturn's Rings

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Tech

One of the most amazing photographs ever taken has been captured by Nasa scientists - from Saturn. The Cassini spacecraft, which is currently in or...

Zeta Ophiuchi: Alien Star 'Breaks Sound Barrier' In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has photographed a beautiful and massive alien star which is moving so quickly it is able to break the sound barrier in the darkness of space...

Is Venus Really Covered In Massive Volcanoes?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Tech

Venus may be covered in active volcanoes, new evidence suggests. It has long be debated whether the second planet from our Sun is volcanically acti...