09 January 2015, 06:08 PM ET
Why can't audiences have it all, with scientific plausibility forming the foundation of sci-fi stories?
09 January 2015, 04:14 PM ET
The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station now have three new crewmates who look a lot like them — only much, much smaller. LEGO minifigures customized to look like the crew have been revealed aboard the orbiting outpost.
08 January 2015, 01:50 PM ET
Travel to distant alien worlds with two suns, red grass and strong gravity in three retro exoplanet posters produced by an artist working with NASA.
08 January 2015, 01:42 PM ET
Stephen Hawking celebrates his 73rd birthday today.
07 January 2015, 02:02 AM ET
The doomsday relics of the Nazi rocket program, reborn.
06 January 2015, 11:03 AM ET
The feature documentary on NASA mathematician and painter Ed Belbruno, who developed a new method to space travel that reduces fuel consumption, will premiere in New York City on Friday Jan. 16th, 2015 at the Philip K. Dick Film Festival.
05 January 2015, 12:00 PM ET
The twin Voyager probes have been discovered ... in the year 3300 AD.
02 January 2015, 01:23 PM ET
See amazing, and sometimes hilarious, photos of fun in weightlessness in these zero gravity photos on airplanes and spacecraft.
31 December 2014, 12:22 PM ET
'Interstellar' star Jessica Chastain isn't content to explore the universe just on the silver screen. The actress appears in a new NASA video hailing the agency's efforts in space science and exploration.
30 December 2014, 03:59 PM ET
The voice of the late astronomer Carl Sagan plays over footage of the recent test flight of the Orion spaceship, in a new video by Space City Films.
29 December 2014, 01:00 PM ET
How much of the movie "Interstellar" is fiction, and how much is based in fact? Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne writes about his work keeping the science fiction epic within the realm of possibility.
29 December 2014, 11:00 AM ET
In his new book "The Science of Interstellar" (W.W. Norton & Company, 2014), theoretical physicist Kip Thorne discusses his time working on the movie "Interstellar," and his mission to root the film in real science.
24 December 2014, 02:28 PM ET
A Christmas tradition in New York City has taken on a decidedly cosmic twist at Macy's.
24 December 2014, 02:10 PM ET
NORAD — short for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, a joint effort of the United States and Canada— is keeping an eye on the jolly old elf's annual gift-giving trek, and you can follow along at the "NORAD Tracks Santa" website.
23 December 2014, 05:53 PM ET
A gallery from the handbook that inspires every rising Imperial commander.
23 December 2014, 05:42 PM ET
Exploring the Star Wars Imperial Handbook with its editor, Delia Greve.
23 December 2014, 06:30 AM ET
"Interstellar" was driven by scientific accuracy and top-notch visual effects, says Paul Franklin, the effects supervisor for the sci-fi hit.
19 December 2014, 02:30 PM ET
TV personality Stephen Colbert ended his final episode of Comedy Central's "Colbert Report" with a truly epic celebrity sing-along featuring more than a few space-themed surprises.
19 December 2014, 11:33 AM ET
In 'Interstellar,' science had a front seat.
19 December 2014, 08:14 AM ET
Save up to 60% on space-related gifts ranging from skywatching gear to Star Wars memorabilia. New coupon codes each weekday.
19 December 2014, 07:31 AM ET
Kip Thorne, the physicist who brought real science to the movie "Interstellar," has a history of coming up with ideas that sound straight out of science fiction. We've rounded up three of Thorne's most mind-bending theories — at least one of which may hav
19 December 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Kip Thorne, the physicist who wrote the book on black holes (and time warps), discusses the new physics he's most excited about, and exactly how a black hole would kill you.
19 December 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Edward Belbruno's cosmic paintings have inspired his scientific research - but don't call them space art.
18 December 2014, 05:20 PM ET
The abstract and colorful works of Edward Belbruno have been shaped by his scientific career. Without art, he says, 'the science comes to a screeching halt.'
18 December 2014, 10:03 AM ET
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has made some amazing recent discoveries on the Red Planet. The Discovery Channel documentary 'Red Planet Rover' will chronicle those finds tonight at 10 pm ET/PT.
17 December 2014, 03:09 PM ET
Adam Steltzner and the rest of the Mars Science Laboratory team eagerly anticipate the rover's landing on Mars in this exclusive clip from "Red Planet Rover". The show premieres on the Discovery Channel on Dec. 18th, 2014 at 10pm EST/PST.
16 December 2014, 07:09 PM ET
COSMOS - A Spacetime Odyssey's presenter/co-writer talks about Stephen Hawking's black hole theory, known as "Hawking Radiation".
15 December 2014, 04:55 PM ET
A European astronaut's idea for improving the wristwatches worn in space has become the basis for a new version of the timepiece first used on the moon. ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy's clockwork is in Omega's new Speedmaster Skywalker X-33.
15 December 2014, 02:12 PM ET
A spaceship powered by nuclear bombs secretly launched in the 1960s. A colony ship on 100-year journey to spread humanity to the stars. Meet the SyFy Channel's epic miniseries: 'Ascension.'
14 December 2014, 07:58 AM ET
"Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars" follows a young Iranian woman who dreams of becoming an astronaut but faces obstacles from her conservative country.
12 December 2014, 05:08 PM ET
Having successfully splashed down after its first spaceflight, NASA's Orion spacecraft is set to launch onto the big screen in a large-format 3D film. 'Journey To Space' tells the true story of what the next chapter of space exploration will bring.
12 December 2014, 05:06 PM ET
NASA's present and possible future exploration plans are showcased in the giant screen format. Boeing and Toyota sponsored the film.