Entertainment Archive
13 September 2013, 06:00 PM ET
See photos of space-y LEGO toys in space, about space and the the winners of a NASA contest for future flying machines in this SPACE.com gallery.
13 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Astronaut Cady Coleman had just completed watching Sandra Bullock in "The Blind Side" when the actress called her for advice on the space film 'Gravity.' The catch? The astronaut was living on the International Space Station during the celebrity encounter
12 September 2013, 09:26 PM ET
When NASA announced today that one of its probes has officially become the first interstellar spacecraft in human history it was a time for celebration, congratulations and ... 'Star Trek'?
12 September 2013, 03:16 PM ET
The space agency's chief scientist, John Grunsfeld, puts a Voyager spin on the the 'Final Frontier' quote to open the press conference. On Sept. 12, 2013, NASA announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered interstellar Space.
09 September 2013, 06:49 PM ET
Set your TV remotes to stun, the "Star Trek Into Darkness" Blu-ray will hit store shelves at warp speed on Tuesday (Sept. 10) and includes some fun glimpses into exactly how J.J. Abrams is reinventing a decades-old science fiction franchise.
08 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Forty-seven years ago today, a science fiction icon was born that would live long, and definitely prosper. I'm talking, of course, about the original TV series of "Star Trek," which launched the U.S.S. Enterprise into our hearts on Sept.
06 September 2013, 09:43 PM ET
Launching a probe to the moon can be a sweet experience for scientists that have spent years developing a spacecraft, and visitors to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility can get a taste of the exciting moment themselves.
06 September 2013, 02:53 PM ET
Bill Nye is the next celebrity scientist to strut their stuff on the show "Dancing with the Stars"
05 September 2013, 03:39 PM ET
In the latest preview to the upcoming movie starring Sandra Bullock and Georgo Clooney, the film's International Space Station, Soyuz vehicle, Space Shuttle and Hubble Space Telescope are either damaged or destroyed.
05 September 2013, 10:46 AM ET
The world’s first talking robot in space, speaks his first words aboard the ISS. It's Designed to help scientists study robot-human interaction. Translation: 'On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all.'
05 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The final episode of the animated sci-fi series aired Wednesday night (Sept. 4) on Comedy Central. Eulogizing "Futurama" may be a bit premature, however, since the show has come back from the dead several times before.
04 September 2013, 05:00 PM ET
Baking a cake just got a new planetary spin. A self-taught Australian baker has crafted some truly out-of-this-world confectionary treats in the shape of familiar mainstays of the solar system.
04 September 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Baking a cake just got a new planetary spin. A self-taught Australian baker has crafted some truly out-of-this-world confectionary treats in the shape of familiar mainstays of the solar system.
29 August 2013, 06:24 PM ET
Matt Damon is off on another sci-fi adventure. Fresh off his star turn in this year's blockbuster "Elysium," the actor will play a small role in the upcoming thriller "Interstellar," which is scheduled to come out in November 2014.
29 August 2013, 06:02 PM ET
The new movie "Gravity" — a thriller starring actors Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts — launched into the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday (Aug. 29).
29 August 2013, 04:09 PM ET
"Space tourism" is "buzzworthy," according to a prominent dictionary, which added the word to its lexicon this week.
27 August 2013, 11:14 AM ET
When Canada's rock star astronaut Chris Hadfield visits his birthplace in November, he'll see his dazzling space photos on human bodies. Local Sarnia artist Cat Cabajar has received a small grant to recreate Hadfield's photos as body art.
26 August 2013, 12:39 PM ET
In "The Rocket That Grandpa Rode," a song off Jimmy Buffett's first album in four years, the man from Margaritaville sings about the man on the moon.
22 August 2013, 12:44 PM ET
A new documentary profiles the people who are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice: leaving Earth on a one-way trip to Mars. The film, "One Way Astronaut," tells the story of the Mars One mission to send humans to Mars starting in 2023.
14 August 2013, 05:40 PM ET
What do a rocket thruster, rocket launch lapel pin and a Wernher von Braun letter have to do with a 2014 Disney movie? That's what "Tomorrowland" director Brad Bird and producer Damon Lindelof posed Saturday (Aug. 10) at Disney's D23 Expo.
12 August 2013, 08:00 AM ET
'Europa Report' is a beautiful and terrifying movie. The directing, cinematography and acting together create an experience that simultaneously shows the awesome and horrifying nature of spaceflight.
10 August 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Giant off-Earth space settlements were originally envisioned as egalitarian engines for wealth distribution — self-sustaining islands built, as much as possible, with materials and energy from the unused bounty of the sun, moon and asteroids.
09 August 2013, 11:47 AM ET
In the split universe of Neill Blomkamp's summer sci-fi movie "Elysium," the 'haves' live, literally, a world above the 'have-nots.' And what the 'haves' have on their space colony is an opulent lifestyle guarded by deadly technology.
09 August 2013, 11:44 AM ET
A real-life exoskeleton creator talks 'Elysium' and how the suit worn by Matt Damon's character is inspired by a real technology.
08 August 2013, 06:01 PM ET
From movies to television, some of the best science fiction on screen has involved space station science. Some of the stations on the list play integral roles in their films or shows while others merely appear and disappear as needed.
08 August 2013, 05:27 PM ET
JPL used the Oculus Rift and Virtuix Omni to take an on-foot tour of Mars.
08 August 2013, 05:16 PM ET
This sci-fi action picture leaves a thoughtful impression. Elysium’s lead actor talks with SPACE.com’s Dave Brody about realizing writer-director Neil Blomkamp’s balanced vision of entertainment and enlightenment. And about how to 'work the suit.'
08 August 2013, 05:02 PM ET
Elysium’s Kruger is equal parts Terminator, mercenary, bounty hunter and black ops killer. Actor Sharlto Copley (District 9) talks with SPACE.com’s Dave Brody about personifying ruthlessly-applied dark-tech & the funny business of sci-fi villainy.
08 August 2013, 12:24 PM ET
Foster, who plays 'Delacourt',  the protector of the privileged aboard the Elysium space habitat, speaks of current state of Earth's citizens and Elysium's relationship to Blomkamp's earlier cult hit movie.
08 August 2013, 07:24 AM ET
From Babylon 5 to the Death Star, space stations have been integral to some of the best science fiction movies of all time. Here are our picks for some of the best fictional space stations ever put on screen.
08 August 2013, 07:01 AM ET
In the new movie "Elysium," Earth is beyond repair, and the rich and powerful have decided to leave it behind. Instead of three to six highly trained astronauts circling the Earth in an orbiting laboratory as there are today, the Elysium space station ser
07 August 2013, 06:57 PM ET
Eight months of R&D and 75 revisions (at New Zealand's Weta Workshop) were needed to finalize the 'HULC suit' - the bio-mechanical exoskeleton worn by characters Max (Matt Damon) and Kruger (Sharlto Copley).