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2016 Was An Monumental Year For Space

Nikhil Reddy | Posted 01.16.2017 | HuffPost Live 321
Nikhil Reddy

The last twelve months have been monumental for astronomers, physicists, and fellow enthusiasts of the cosmos. From the most powerful supernova record...

Astronaut Scott Kelly Is Psyched About The Private Space Industry

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- The man who spent a year living in space couldn't be happier to welcome Silicon Valley to the final frontier. "It helps NASA do more deep ...

Astronaut Scott Kelly To Retire From NASA

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.19.2016 | Science

After spending a year in space aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly will retire from NASA effective April 1, the space agency...

These Mock Martian Crops Show We Could Grow Food On Mars

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.11.2016 | Science

Establishing a sustainable colony on Mars would come with incredible challenges, none more pressing than figuring out how to keep inhabitants from sta...

Here's What Astronaut Scott Kelly's First Week Back On Earth Was Like

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.10.2016 | Science

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's 340 days in space were quite magnificent. He got to space walk and take some incredible out-of-this-world photos. Now th...

'Green News Report' - March 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 03.04.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Oil CEO dies just one day after indictment on conspiracy charges; Ber...

Brains behind NASA Spacewalks

Lee-En Chung | Posted 03.02.2017 | Impact
Lee-En Chung

Photo of Columbia alumna Lee-En Chung, P.E., NASA Spacewalk Flight Controller and Lead Trainer Allison Bolinger and Columbia Professor Mike Massimino ...

5 Weird Ways Scott Kelly Will Have To Readjust To Life On Earth

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.03.2016 | Science

From the number of daily sunrises to preparing a cup of coffee, living in microgravity about 250 miles above the Earth is remarkably different from te...

Obama Welcomes Heroic Astronaut Back To Earth With A Dad Joke

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.02.2016 | Science

The Twitter world has been abuzz since astronaut Scott Kelly's safe return to Earth with family, friends and fellow astronauts chiming in to greet the...

Here's Why Astronaut Scott Kelly Aged More Slowly In Space

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.02.2016 | Science

Astronaut Scott Kelly got countless "welcome home" messages on Twitter following his return to Earth Tuesday after spending almost a year in space. Bu...

Astronaut Shares Final Sunrise From Year In Space

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.01.2016 | Science

Before heading back to Earth on Tuesday, American astronaut Scott Kelly snapped one last sunrise from his vantage point aboard the International Space...

WELCOME HOME: Astronaut Scott Kelly Safe On Earth After Year In Space (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.02.2016 | Science

For the first time in 340 days, American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are back on solid ground. At 11:26 p.m. EST Tue...

What Astronauts Miss Most In Space Isn't What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.16.2016 | Science

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth next month after spending a year aboard the International Space Station, marking the longest mission in Am...

Even An Astronaut In Space Is Watching The Super Bowl

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.07.2016 | Sports

The NFL might not be too happy about this, but one dedicated fan found an ingenious way to watch the Super Bowl 50 game in San Francisco, California w...

First Space Flower Brings Beauty to ISS

Inverse | Posted 01.26.2017 | Entertainment

Recently NASA astronaut Scott Kelly was spending time helping the first flower ever to bloom in space. He accomplished his mission on Sunday, sharing with the world a Twitter picture of a blood orange zinnia.

Here's How The ‘Snowmageddon’ Blizzard Looked From Space

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.24.2016 | Science

Stunning photos taken from outer space show the East Coast resembling a winter wonderland after a powerful blizzard unleashed hurricane-force winds an...

This Is How Astronauts Play Ping-Pong In Space

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 01.22.2016 | Science

So, it seems that NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has found time to put a brilliant spin on an old game during his year aboard the International Space Stat...

That Space Flower Is Still A Big Deal, Even If It's Not The First (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.22.2016 | Science

UPDATE: Jan. 22 -- A zinnia that recently blossomed on the International Space Station is an incredible scientific accomplishment. But it is not the f...

The World Of Science Has A Lot To Look Forward To In 2016

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.07.2016 | Science

After last year brought a number of scientific breakthroughs, 2016 is already shaping up to be another great year for science. It all starts on Jan. ...

Designer Imagines Flags Of 100-Plus 'Star Wars' Planets

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.18.2015 | Arts

It's taken over a year for Scott Kelly to get this far, and he's still got a ways to go. The London-based art director is designing a flag for every p...

The First 216 Days Of My Twin Brother Scott Kelly's Record-Setting #YearInSpace

Mark Kelly | Posted 11.03.2016 | Science
Mark Kelly

For over 216 days, Scott has lived in a tough, unforgiving and unchanging environment. The lighting hasn't changed. The temperature and humidity haven't changed. The humming and whirring of the ISS hasn't changed. Fortunately for Scott and his crewmates, the ISS provides some pretty good views.

Spending A Year In Space? Here's All The Music You'll Need

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.12.2017 | Science

Here's a new spin on Desert Island Discs: What tunes would you take if you were going to spend a year in space? International Space Station Commander...

Hurricane Joaquin Looks Surreal From Space

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 10.02.2015 | Science

Hurricane Joaquin isn’t so pretty here on Earth, but from space, the rain-making, surf-churning Category 4 storm has a surreal, almost peaceful appe...

Can You Spot The Airplane From Outer Space?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 09.22.2015 | Science

We all know how small a plane can look in the sky. Now, see how it looks from outer space. An incredible photo taken by an astronaut aboard the Inter...

Astronaut To Drink 730 Gallons Of Urine In A Year

Newser | David Moye | Posted 09.16.2015 | Weird News

Astronaut Scott Kelly is six months into a year-long stint aboard the International Space Station. The good news: During his 12 months in space, he wi...