Tagged: Húsavík

Coronal Mass Ejection

Northern Lights show of a lifetime

If you are in Iceland today, or on your way here in the next two days, be prepared for the show of a lifetime. Yesterday, the sun erupted with an Earth-directed coronal mass ejection,...

Apollo Astronaut Training in Iceland

Apollo Astronaut Training in Iceland

In 1965 and 1967, two groups of American Apollo astronauts visited Iceland to study geology and practice collecting samples, under the guidance of Icelandic and American geologists. The Apollo geology field exercises were intended...

Amazing Aurora Activity in August

Amazing Aurora Activity in August

After our story about early aurora activity over Eyjafjörður and Akureyri, we have received word about beautiful Northern lights all over North Iceland last night. This photo is by Rafal Nowosielski and was taken...

Dettifoss waterfall, Iceland

Ridley Scott focuses on Iceland

Upcoming science fiction movie Prometheus by director Ridley Scott will feature shots from Dettifoss waterfall and volcano Hekla. Part of the film was shot in Iceland during a period of two weeks last summer....