Space Travel

This Tribute To Space Travel Might Make You Tear Up

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Tech

The following clip by Max Shiskin is getting huge amounts of attention online this week for its moving tribute to space travel. Sorry, that's space...

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...

The Start of My Journey Into Space

Milena Milićević | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Tech
Milena Milićević

I wanted to learn as much as possible so I sought an interview with Mark to understand his motivations behind the offer of such a fantastic opportunity and learn more about how I could be in with a chance. Following a warm introduction and a chat, I wanted to know about the journey.

Injured Virgin Galactic Pilot 'Alert And Talking'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK

The pilot injured in a Virgin Galactic test flight crash that killed his colleague is "alert and talking", his employer has said. Peter Siebold, th...

Branson Slams 'Irresponsible' Reports After Virgin Galactic Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK

Sir Richard Branson has said he will continue his Virgin Galactic space programme after the fatal Mojave Desert test flight crash, saying millions of ...

'We Will Persevere,' Says Branson After Virgin Galactic Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK/PA/AP | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK

Sir Richard Branson has said he will persevere with his space tourism venture following the death of a pilot killed when a rocket crashed during a tes...

Volunteer in Space

Frontier | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Tech
Frontier

Space exploration has come to the forefront of the public's interest in recent years with success stories coming from all over the world. As well as the recent successes reported by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, the European Space Agency boast an impressive track record and is the world leader in environmental research into the ozone layer.

Billionaire Wants To Put A Million People On Mars

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

Billionaire inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has expanded on his view that humans need to start living on Mars warning that unless we move a popula...

Space Elevators Will Exist By 2050

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Tech

A Japanese company has unveiled plans to have a space elevator by the year 2050. The elevator -- once thought to be nothing more than science fiction ...

Take A Trip To Space In A Balloon, ONLY £45k

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech

A commercial spaceflight company has just completed trials to send customers to the edge of the atmosphere in a balloon. The company responsible, W...

NASA: The First Humans On Mars Could Be Printed By Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Tech

As long as we don't blow ourselves up or kill the Earth before we get a chance, it would seem obvious that humanity will one day explore other planets...

This Is A Real NASA Design For A Faster-Than-Light Space Craft

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Tech

A NASA physicist has unveiled a new and astonishing vision of a futuristic 'warp drive' spacecraft. And while it's clearly just a concept at this s...

British Scientists Building 'Living Space Ark' To Save Humanity

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech

British scientists are working on a space ark capable of sustaining humanity in the event of a global catastrophe. Even though none of them will ev...

Nasa Admits Humanity Will Not Survive Unless We Get To Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has admitted that humanity will not survive for very long unless we make it to Mars. Nasa administrator Charles Bolden said that humans have t...

Enormous Elevator To Space Is 'Possible' Says New Study

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

If we told you about a plan to build an elevator to space, you'd probably assume it was either an idea from science fiction, or else just something El...

'Death' Mission To Mars Delayed By Two Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

In possibly the first instance of a delayed death sentence being a negative for those involved, the mission to send people to Mars to die has been put...

100,000 Apply To Die On Mars

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Tech

How many people would be willing to travel millions of miles in a fetid, stinking can just to die on an arid, toxic dust planet from radiation poisoni...

LOOK: Boeing's New Space Capsule

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

You may be used to Boeing jetting you off across the world but now the company is aiming to take people into space. The company unveiled a full-siz...

Fancy Seeing This View From A Balloon?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Tech

Humanity is on the verge of a new age of space tourism - well, those lucky enough to be able to spend £135,000 on a trip on Virgin Galactic. Thank...

10 Hollywood Lessons on Evil Tech

Andrew Tipp | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Tipp

Movies have always cast predictions about the future of science and technology. Sometimes they conclude that the future's bright. Exciting. But most of the time? It's bleak. There's death. Destruction. Misguided Will Smith adaptations of classic novels. The conclusion we can draw from Hollywood about futuristic tech is that it's dark, dangerous and not to be trusted.

Reusable Rocket Breaks 1,000 Feet Before Perfect Landing On Earth

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech

SpaceX have broken their own record for the highest flight by a reusable rocket. The private space company's 'Grasshopper' rocket is designed to bl...

PICTURES: Check Out How Human Face Will Change In 100 Thousand Years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK

Ever imagined what human beings will look like in the future? Well now you don't have to. Dr. Alan Kwan, an expert in Computational Genomics from W...

How To Shave Your Head In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Tech

There are few things that we at the Huffington Post UK have pondered more lately than the answer to the age-old conundrum of - how do you shave your h...

How Many People Have Applied For A One-Way Ticket To Mars?

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Tech

It could be the economy, or the looming threat of climate change, but it appears quite a large number of people are prepared to give up the trappings ...

How Much Does Russia Charge To Fly US Astronauts Into Space?

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech

They may have come a long way since the Cold War, but collaboration in space between Russia and the US still have their price - £273 million to be pr...