Entertainment Archive
10 March 2015, 11:45 AM ET
'Houston, we've had a problem.' That's among the hundred-plus NASA audio files from historic spaceflights, current missions and even sounds of the future, sounds that you can easily download to your phone.
09 March 2015, 05:33 PM ET
Astronauts on the International Space Station are about a third of the way through filming scenes for a new IMAX documentary to be released in late spring 2016, the film's director revealed in a new interview.
06 March 2015, 05:20 PM ET
In a blast from the space-age past, the National Archives released an awesomely retro 1965 advertisement for NASA's traveling outreach program, the Spacemobile.
06 March 2015, 05:20 PM ET
Calling all young astronomers and creative writers! The European Space Agency is asking for kids 12 and under to submit their most fantastic stories inspired by the stars for a chance to win a Stargazer Lottie doll.
04 March 2015, 06:00 PM ET
The Stargazer Lottie doll — which comes with a realistic telescope, solar system collector cards and profiles of famous female astronomers — is being released this month in collaboration with the European Space Agency.
04 March 2015, 01:50 PM ET
Two astronauts in space said goodbye to a science fiction legend on Earth by beaming back striking photos from the International Space Station.
03 March 2015, 02:01 PM ET
"Star Wars" is about to get the LEGO treatment. Disney XD is planning to air "LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales" later in 2015, according to a report from the Hollywood Reporter. The five-episode series will act as a re-telling of the six "Star Wars" films from
02 March 2015, 03:00 PM ET
A new animated show from Disney is letting the imaginations of the little space fans of tomorrow run wild through the far reaches of the universe, and it's even trying to teach them a little space science along the way.
02 March 2015, 03:00 AM ET
Space.com attended this year's Toy Fair to find the best space-based toys on the market. Here are some of the most awesome things we saw there.
01 March 2015, 11:25 AM ET
The countdown is on to the launch of Apollo 18 and you're invited to witness it from New York City's Times Square. 'Apollo XVIII' by artist Marco Brambilla weaves footage from NASA missions with computer renderings to form a countdown to a fictional moon
27 February 2015, 09:05 PM ET
The creators of the Disney series reached out to experts in space and science to develop ideas on what the technologies of the future will look like for their space-traveling family.
27 February 2015, 05:28 PM ET
The death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy has prompted an outpouring of condolences and heartfelt reflection from astronauts, scientists, celebrities and even President Barack Obama.
27 February 2015, 05:22 PM ET
Astronauts, space scientists and fans remember Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on TV's 'Star Trek.'
27 February 2015, 02:06 PM ET
Actor Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the beloved Vulcan 'Spock' on the original "Star Trek" TV show, died today (Feb. 27) at 83 years old.
26 February 2015, 04:18 PM ET
Tyson will receive the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, in recognition of his extensive efforts to get the public excited about science.
25 February 2015, 05:20 PM ET
What would the first woman on the moon do if she saw a bunch of astronauts coming down to steal her glory? She'd attempt to shoot them down with her space guns, of course.
25 February 2015, 12:12 PM ET
Space.com writers @CallaCofield and @MiriKramer hit the fair in NYC on President's Day weekend and a few robots caught their attention.
23 February 2015, 10:55 PM ET
Famed British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking took to Facebook last night to congratulate actor Eddie Redmayne for winning the "Best Actor" Oscar at the 2015 Academy Awards for "The Theory of Everything," a biopic about Hawking's life and his debilitating
23 February 2015, 07:16 AM ET
An exhibit in New York City featuring a massive video display of the sun, artifacts from Skylab, and an early prototype of an astronaut spacesuit, draws together tools from throughout human history.
20 February 2015, 05:33 PM ET
A new "Alien" movie appears to be in the works, according to press reports. "District 9" director Neill Blomkamp announced the new movie by posting a photo of the alien on Instagram. "Um... So I think it's officially my next film. #alien," Blomkamp wrote
20 February 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Two space-themed movies — the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" and the sci-fi epic "Interstellar" — are up for a total of 10 Academy Awards, which will be announced Sunday night (Feb. 22).
19 February 2015, 12:18 PM ET
The webcast, which is hosted by the nonprofit Kavli Foundation and begins at 4 pm EST, explores the universe of "Interstellar" and investigates how accurately the ideas of physicist Stephen Hawking were portrayed in "The Theory of Everything."
19 February 2015, 09:43 AM ET
The voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise now include a stop in Tuvalu. The tiny island nation in Polynesia is issuing two commemorative coins to honor the legacy of the original 'Star Trek' series of the 1960s.
18 February 2015, 12:47 PM ET
Did you miss out on seeing the space thriller "Interstellar" in IMAX last year? Do you just want to see it in all its glory again? Space fans in select will get the chance to check out Christopher Nolan's space exploration spectacle in theaters again.
17 February 2015, 06:09 PM ET
Flying drones, dancing robots and games galore made debuts at the 2015 Toy Fair.
17 February 2015, 06:05 PM ET
Space.com picked the winners of the Space Age Awards for the best space age toys at Toy Fair 2015 in New York City.
14 February 2015, 05:20 AM ET
Thousands of people will descend upon New York City for Toy Fair 2015 from Saturday (Feb. 14) to Tuesday (Feb. 17), to present new toys and gadgets of all kinds set to hit the market in the next year at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
14 February 2015, 05:13 AM ET
Send a Valentine's Day card to your spacey sweetheart this year courtesy of the European Space Agency.
13 February 2015, 07:37 AM ET
Would you die on Mars? The Guardian interviewed three people that want to do just that as part of Mars One — a privately funded one-way mission to Mars planned to launch in the 2020s.
13 February 2015, 07:02 AM ET
The "Interstellar" visual-effects crew has published a scientific study describing the computer code that brought to life the wormhole and enormous black hole, dubbed "Gargantua," that played central roles in the film.
12 February 2015, 06:00 PM ET
NASA is a high-tech space agency but even astronauts and engineers need to cut loose with some wild mission posters. Take a look at some of the wildest mission posters by NASA astronauts and their crewmates in this gallery.
12 February 2015, 05:18 PM ET
That's no Star Wars poster. It's a space station … crew. NASA revealed the official poster for the International Space Station's Expedition 45 crew and let's just say, the Force is strong with them.