Entertainment Archive
25 June 2015, 01:20 PM ET
A new video infographic shows off some of the vessels that have borne the name "Enterprise" over the years, from an 18th-century sailing ship to multiple iterations of the famous spacecraft in the fictional "Star Trek" universe.
23 June 2015, 03:44 PM ET
Composer James Horner, who wrote the scores for "Aliens," "Apollo 13," "Avatar," "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and many other high-profile films, died Monday (June 22) in a plane crash, according to media reports.
21 June 2015, 06:20 AM ET
A public astronomy event at the Intrepid air and Space Museum in New York City featured a talk by Mason Peck, director of Cornell University’s Space System’s Design Studio and NASA’s former chief technologist.
19 June 2015, 03:56 PM ET
'The Astronaut Wives Club,' ABC's new 10-episode drama about the women behind the United States' first spacemen, has lifted off. The premiere, aptly titled "Launch," spanned two years of NASA events in one hour. How close though, was it to real space hist
19 June 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Michelle Lovretta, creator and showrunner for the new Syfy series "Killjoys," talks with Space.com about classic science fiction and the power of visual effects to bring a show to life.
19 June 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The U.S. Mint may strike gold curved coins to commemorate the golden anniversary of the first manned moon landing, if a new bill is approved. The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act calls for gold and silver coins to be struck in 2019.
19 June 2015, 07:00 AM ET
A trio of spaceship-flying bounty hunters chase wanted criminals through a planetary system on the verge of a political boiling point in the original science fiction series "Killyjoys," which debuts on the Syfy network tonight (June 19) at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.
17 June 2015, 04:24 PM ET
Syfy's new series, "Killjoys," follows the adventures of a band of space bounty hunters.
17 June 2015, 09:46 AM ET
"The Astronaut Wives Club" is launching on ABC, giving viewers a look at the other 'right stuff' — the women behind the United States' first spacemen. One of the series' spouses, Erin Cummings, talks about reconvening the astronaut wives club for the smal
15 June 2015, 11:54 AM ET
Hannah John-Kamen (Dutch), Luke Macfarlane (D'avin) and Aaron Ashmore (John Jaqobis) star in the new series that follows a trio of bounty hunters. It premieres on June 19th, 2015.
15 June 2015, 11:42 AM ET
Hannah John-Kamen (Dutch), Luke Macfarlane (D'avin) and Aaron Ashmore (John Jaqobis) star in the new series premiering on June 19th, 2015.
14 June 2015, 07:21 AM ET
As the hit HBO series 'Game of Thrones' wraps up its fifth season tonight, remember that you can see Aiden Gillen (who plays the weaselly Littlefinger) in a science fiction short film about the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft.
13 June 2015, 10:13 AM ET
More than two dozen astronauts are landing under Seattle's Space Needle. The Museum of Flight launched "Astronauts on the Town," a public art program for its 50th anniversary.
12 June 2015, 11:05 AM ET
J.L. Pickering usually doesn't take kindly to books that claim "never before seen" NASA photos. One half of the team behind the new title "Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini," he's almost assuredly already seen them.
12 June 2015, 06:30 AM ET
The new series "Dark Matter" centers on a spaceship crew of six people who wake up to find they have no idea who they are or how they got there. The show is based on a comic book by "Stargate" alumni Joe Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, and debuts tonight.
11 June 2015, 06:19 PM ET
The website PornHub aims to raise $3.4 million via the crowdfunding site Indiegogo for a film that would feature Eva Lovia and Johnny Sins doing what comes naturally in suborbital space.
11 June 2015, 06:11 PM ET
The new science fiction TV series "Dark Matter," about six people who wake up on a spaceship with no memories, is packed full of mystery. The show's co-creator Joe Mallozzi talked with Space.com about what viewers can expect from the first season.
11 June 2015, 02:00 PM ET
SyFy new original series "Dark Matter" follow spaceship crewmembers show awaken with no recollection of their pasts.
10 June 2015, 02:51 PM ET
The legacy of Leonard Nimoy has reached the Final Frontier: on June 2, a 6-mile-wide asteroid was named 4864 Nimoy in his honor.
09 June 2015, 03:20 PM ET
Staying clean in space is a challenge, something that Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti knows well after spending several months on the International Space Station In two recent videos, Cristoforetti showed off the station's shower, as well as one
09 June 2015, 09:54 AM ET
The crew of a starship wakes up from stasis with no memory of who they are. A thirteen episode order has been made by Syfy and its based on the Dark Horse comics' limited series.
09 June 2015, 09:47 AM ET
A 'crew member' awakes and wreaks havoc in this clip from the new series. The show is based on the Dark Horse comics' limited series.
09 June 2015, 06:18 AM ET
A new NASA Web tool called "Pluto Time" lets users experience the light levels that prevail at noon on the dwarf planet. Users enter their location, and Pluto Time tells them the next available opportunity to soak up some Plutonian rays.
08 June 2015, 05:00 PM ET
The new motion picture, "The Martian," promises loads of thrilling action in its depiction of a human Mars mission gone awry. Matt Damon stars. Ridley Scott ("Alien") directs the story based on a novel by Andy Weir.
08 June 2015, 01:08 PM ET
The first official trailer for Ridley Scott's "The Martian" was released today (June 8), and it's a doozy, packing gorgeous vistas of the Red Planet, intricately rendered spaceships and some laughs into three dramatic minutes.
08 June 2015, 12:14 PM ET
This first look at the interior of "Hermes" is guided by NASA astronaut Mark Watney, played by Matt Damon in the film. The film is based on the novel by Andy Weir.
08 June 2015, 11:29 AM ET
Warning: Graphic Language - NASA astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is stranded on the Red Planet in the upcoming film "The Martian" and has to find a creative ways to survive. It is based on the book by Andy Weir.
05 June 2015, 02:40 PM ET
Here’s a collection of space gifts for the stargazer in your life, whether he or she is an amateur astronomer or full-blown space nerd (like us).
05 June 2015, 07:45 AM ET
Spaceships and alien planets abound this summer on the SyFy channel, which is debuting two original space-based science-fiction shows: "Killjoys" and "Dark Matter."
05 June 2015, 07:45 AM ET
The son of Leonard Nimoy is planning a new documentary film that would chronicle the evolution of Spock, the "Star Trek" character his late father made famous. Adam Nimoy has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the project.
04 June 2015, 03:58 PM ET
Actress Nichelle Nichols, who portrayed the communications officer Uhura on the iconic science fiction TV series 'Star Trek' has suffered a stroke.
04 June 2015, 01:02 PM ET
To boldly slice where no spinning slicer has sliced before! The crew of Space.com battle-tests the cheese incising metal of the NCC-1701-D Enterprise ship from Star Trek the Next Generation. Beam one up from our Space.com Store!