Entertainment Archive
08 May 2015, 02:44 PM ET
The space-funding company Uwingu is offering a special deal: Name a Mars crater from now through Sunday (May 10), and you get a Mother's Day certificate (a digital version or a printed-out, framed one).
04 May 2015, 02:00 PM ET
'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney — who played Janice Rand, yeoman to Captain Kirk — has died at age 85.
04 May 2015, 12:47 PM ET
An awesome WIRED video smashes a giant LEGO Super Star Destroyer to bits in a slow-motion video, and actor Tim Russ of Star Trek: Voyager explains 'Star Wars' for May the Fourth.
29 April 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Two amateur astronomers launched a model "Star Wars" X-wing vehicle into near space — over 20 miles above the Earths' surface — and captured the flight on video.
28 April 2015, 05:43 PM ET
'Get to know the first ladies of space.' Just days after releasing the launch date for its spacemen spouses docudrama series, ABC has aired its first preview for "The Astronaut Wives Club."
28 April 2015, 04:50 PM ET
His twin brother now on a yearlong mission aboard the space station, this former NASA astronaut is slated to compete on "Celebrity Jeopardy!" in May. Who is Mark Kelly?
28 April 2015, 01:21 PM ET
The Senate voted unanimously April 27 to confirm Dava Newman as NASA's deputy administrator, more than six months after she was nominated.
28 April 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Yeast from the Ninkasi Brewing Co. took a rocket ride to space and back before being used in the firm's new "Ground Control" beer.
27 April 2015, 05:09 PM ET
Movie nights aboard the International Space Station have just received a major upgrade with the launch of the first projection screen designed for use in microgravity.
27 April 2015, 04:21 PM ET
Go in depth on "StarTalk", Neil deGrasse Tyson's TV talk show about science, with Space.com television producer and science journalist Dave Brody.
24 April 2015, 12:47 PM ET
23 April 2015, 03:14 PM ET
NASA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope with free do-it-yourself commemorative collectibles. NASA is offering a medallion, a model of the space telescope and a Hubble 'space ball.'
23 April 2015, 02:45 PM ET
Photographer Michael Soruri captures Hubble’s last servicing mission in his new book, “Infinite Worlds.” Here’s a sneak peak.
23 April 2015, 12:49 AM ET
Exploding stars, whirling galaxies and bubbling nebulas can be seen on some of the massive screens that line New York City's Times Square.
23 April 2015, 12:21 AM ET
Astronaut Scott Kelly has started a geography game, asking Twitter users to identify locations on Earth based on photos from space.
22 April 2015, 06:09 PM ET
12 builders from Frank D’iorio’s Diorama Workshop assisted ~1500 fans construct the city from the "The Empire Strikes Back". 400 setpieces were created and over 800 figures from Hasbro and Kenner populated the city.
22 April 2015, 10:22 AM ET
A storm of sci-fi movie trailers hit the web this past week, featuring everything from iconic spaceships to parallel universes.
22 April 2015, 09:20 AM ET
NOVA's "Invisible Universe Revealed," which premieres on PBS Wednesday (April 22) at 9 p.m. EDT/8 p.m. CDT, takes viewers on a journey through the Hubble Space Telescope's eventful life.
22 April 2015, 07:30 AM ET
The new documentary 'PLANETARY' includes interviews with former NASA astronauts, and urges viewers to reduce the fast pace of their technologically driven lives and embrace the slower rhythms of nature.
22 April 2015, 07:00 AM ET
In the documentary, 'PLANETARY,' former NASA astronaut Ron Garan gives an eloquent look at the fragility of the planet humanity calls home, and we have an exclusive clip of the film that captures his view.
22 April 2015, 07:00 AM ET
An excerpt from the book "The Universe in a Mirror: The Saga of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Visionaries Who Built it," demonstrates how the Hubble telescope transformed humanity's view of the universe.
21 April 2015, 05:34 PM ET
ABC's 'The Astronaut Wives Club' now has its launch date. The new docudrama about the spouses of the first U.S. spacemen will premiere Thursday night, June 18, 2015 at 8 p.m. EDT, the TV network has announced.
21 April 2015, 05:07 PM ET
A historic U.S. spacecraft that launched the second American astronaut into space has landed back in Kansas after spending eight months overseas. Liberty Bell 7 returned to the Kansas Cosmosphere following its loan to an art exhibition in Germany.
21 April 2015, 11:22 AM ET
European astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tweeted a photo of herself aboard the International Space Station, wearing a uniform from the "Star Trek: Voyager" TV series.
21 April 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Astrophysicist Kip Thorne's book on black holes was a revelation for me in college, both for its science content and Thorne's willingness to engage the public.
20 April 2015, 02:58 PM ET
Today NASA launched a redesigned version of the website www.nasa.gov, which now puts heavy emphasis on images and social media.
20 April 2015, 09:53 AM ET
"StarTalk," a science-themed late-night talk show hosted by superstar scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, premieres tonight at 11 p.m. ET/10 p.m. CT on the National Geographic Channel. Viewers can expect a fantastically space-centric viewing experience.
19 April 2015, 06:26 PM ET
'The goal is to bring science to people who know that they don't like science,' Tyson tells Space.com, 'My guests are hardly ever scientists; they're people hewn from pop culture. And I – the interviewer – am the scientist, not the journalist.'
19 April 2015, 08:12 AM ET
Orbital debris is a menace – that's a fact. How to de-clutter space from human made junk is an on-going concern by numbers of countries. Space nets, laser blasts, garbage scows, giant foam balls - these and other techniques have been proposed.
17 April 2015, 09:35 AM ET
The cast and crew of "Episode VII: The Force Awakens" and the entire convention were thrown into a tizzy after the second teaser was revealed. Hear reactions from Mark Hamill, J.J. Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy and more.
16 April 2015, 02:21 PM ET
The latest trailer for the Star Wars Episode VII "The Force Awakens" was released at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim California. It’s a family affair.
15 April 2015, 11:37 AM ET
The world looks different to Neil deGrasse Tyson because he’s an astrophysicist. When a great communicator gets his hands on an elegant tool, enlightenment (and, yeah, a little ego) ensues. But why did @NeilTyson choose Twitter? He tells Space.com.