space

New Japanese bath salts smell like outer space if outer space was juicy, fruity and sweet

Ever wanted to bathe in the Milky Way? These new bath salts will have you smelling like stardust in no time!
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Japanese politician announces plan to create space division for Self-Defense Forces

Former Minister of Defense wants new organization up and running by 2020.

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China planning on sending massive “artificial moon” into orbit in 2020 as a giant nightlight

If having one moon is good, then having two moons is twice as good, right?

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Mysterious fireball flies across the sky over Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido【Video】

Sky and sea light up as phenomenon is seen at both ends of Japan’s largest prefecture.

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Godzilla constellation recognized by NASA as King of the Monsters claims a corner of space

Mt. Fuji constellation joins the kaiju in the gamma-ray-filled heavens.

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Astronaut’s assessment of Super Typhoon Trami isn’t filling us with confidence

You know you’re in for a rough time when a storm freaks out someone who has literally seen all of the earth. 

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Eating a scoop of the night sky with Japan’s latest beautiful convenience store sweet【Taste Test】

We’ve always got space for dessert, and today we’ve got space for space dessert!

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Beautiful Japanese dessert looks like slice of starry space, only available at convenience stores

Celebrate the arrival of Japan’s deep space probe at its asteroid destination with a dessert both achingly gorgeous and totally affordable.

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Twitter users post “photos that can never be taken again” as viral hashtag sweeps the country

This incredible collection of images captures moments so unique they’re unlikely to ever be replicated.

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Space museum collaborates with Sailor Moon, lets you experience the Silver Millennium and more

Makes us wonder why other space museums aren’t doing this.

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5-year-old puts artwork online at ridiculous prices but still sells some! 【Photos, video】

How about a fine paper Stegosaurus? That’ll be 90,000 yen (US$818) please… and that’s not even the most expensive piece.

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Japanese Kaki No Tane snacks declared “space food” by JAXA

These delectable little snacks will boldly go where no persimmon-seed-shaped cracker has gone before.

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Say hello to Int-Ball, the newest and cutest member of the International Space Station 【Video】

This little Japanese camera drone is trying its hardest to do its job well!

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Flashing green orb seen shooting across sky in Japan【Video】

A large green flashing light was seen flying through the sky above Japan on Monday.

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Japanese astronaut shares breathtaking photo of Japan’s leaves turning red from space

Mars may be the one called the Red Planet, but this shot shows part of Earth turning a beautiful crimson.

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Hide the universe under your skirt with a pair of stunning cosmic stockings

The colourful galaxy comes complete with a cleverly hidden spaceman.

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SpaceX landed another rocket at sea! But what was the Japanese satellite they put in orbit?

In addition to a second rocket landing at sea, SpaceX put a Japanese satellite in geosynchronous transfer orbit.

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Turn your smartphone into a telescope and take pictures of outer space with new device

Ever wished you could take pictures of the moon’s craters on your phone? Now there’s a way, thanks to a new smartphone telescope gadget!

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Dragon Ball fans rally for petition to officially change name of planet Kepler 22b to Namek

Who will win this epic battle between Johannes Kepler and Demon King Piccolo?

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Astronaut Kimiya Yui’s photos tweeted from the International Space Station are simply stunning

Kimya Yui’s photographs are out of this world, in more ways than one!

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