George Takei Helps Beam $650K to 'Star Trek' Fan Film
'Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar' Federation Starship Drydock
August 27th, 2014
With the backing of none other than Sulu, a fan-made production of a feature-length "Star Trek" film raised more than $650,000 to chronicle one of the U.S.S. Enterprise's adventures.
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ABC Developing 'Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth' as TV Sitcom
In "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," Chris Hadfield shares what he learned from flying in space. Now, the book will serve as the basis for a sitcom being developed by ABC.
August 20th, 2014
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's advice for life on Earth has become the basis for a television sitcom. ABC committed to the production of a pilot episode for a family comedy inspired by Hadfield's book, 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth.'
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At Astronomy on Tap, Space Lessons Come with a Drink
Astronomy on Tap Logo
August 24th, 2014
Drawing a crowd for a series of lectures on astronomy isn't easy — unless, of course, you have alcohol on your side.
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SpaceX's Elon Musk Takes Ice Bucket Challenge
Elon Musk gets water dumped on his head
August 19th, 2014
Elon Musk, the entrepreneur behind the private rocket company SpaceX, has accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
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Brad Paisley Launches Song About 'Flag on the Moon' From Historic NASA Pad
Country music star Brad Paisley uses his phone to 'leak' his new song, "American Flag on the Moon" from NASA's historic Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
August 16th, 2014
Country music star Brad Paisley traveled to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to launch his new song, 'American Flag on the Moon.' 'I'm at NASA's Apollo launch pad in FL, leaking my new song,' Paisley wrote on Twitter.
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Hello Kitty Is in Space and Wants Your Messages
Hello Kitty in Space: Japan's iconic mouthless cat is riding aboard the small satellite Hodoyoshi 3 and will beam messages from space as part of a 40th anniversary celebration by Sanrio Co., Ltd.
August 15th, 2014
Hello Kitty, Japan's lovable feline toy, is now a cat-stronaut. Not only is the intrepid kitty orbiting the Earth in a small satellite, but she's ready to beam messages from space for fans.
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'Theory of Everything' Poster Unveiled for Stephen Hawking Biopic
Theory of Everything movie poster
August 21st, 2014
A new poster for a Stephen Hawking biopic set for release later this year celebrates the love and scientific theories of one of the most well known cosmologists ever.
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Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin 'Lands' on Mars in Hilarious Jockey Ad
A new Jockey ad for men's briefs claims that Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin could have landed on Mars, and all the planets, if only he had the right underwear.
August 18th, 2014
Famed Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin may have walked on the moon, but the folks behind Jockey underwear think they could have helped him conquer the galaxy.
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'Star Trek: Axanar' Fan Film Warps Beyond Crowdfunding Goal
'Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar'
August 16th, 2014
The crowdfunding campaign for "Star Trek: Axanar" — a fan-funded "Star Trek" film — has raised more than $200,000 donated through the website Kickstarter, blowing well past the original goal of $100,000.
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