Entertainment Archive
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!
04 June 2015, 07:03 AM ET
A hilariously inept crew of space explorers must join together to survive in an unknown region of the universe in the new TV comedy series "Other Space," which is now streaming free on Yahoo.
04 June 2015, 07:00 AM ET
A campaign called "Dear Pluto" aims to get kids around the country excited ahead of the New Horizons spacecraft's historic flyby of the dwarf planet this summer.
02 June 2015, 11:07 AM ET
NASA is celebrating the first U.S. spacewalk 50 years ago with a new documentary on the history of humans working in their own private human-shaped spacecraft. 'Suit Up' is narrated by actor Jon Cryer and recounts five decades of spacesuit technology.
01 June 2015, 05:30 PM ET
Borg-like assimilation may not be an interstellar reality, but having a resilient software system is essential to ensure your starship can cope with any scenario in the depths of space.
01 June 2015, 05:00 PM ET
At the 2015 World Science Festival in New York, NASA hosted a stargazing event where the public asked questions of former astronauts, watched robots do ballet, saw astronaut underwear, and learned the truth about Area 51.
30 May 2015, 07:30 AM ET
At the World Science Festival in New York, an interactive installation provides an auditory encounter with the NASA satellites that study the Earth.
29 May 2015, 11:44 AM ET
Disney's epic "Tomorrowland" features space technology done in steampunk style, and brings in early 20th century science heavyweights Jules Verne, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and Gustave Eiffel.
27 May 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The free Pluto Safari app, which came out last month, keeps tabs on NASA's New Horizons mission, counting down its July 14 close encounter to the second, and teaches users about the frigid, distant realm the spacecraft is exploring.
22 May 2015, 01:54 PM ET
The world of tomorrow is a pretty wonderful place … at least that's the sentiment of the makers of Disney's new epic: 'Tomorrowland.'
22 May 2015, 07:17 AM ET
In the new Disney film 'Tomorrowland,' now in theaters, NASA provides the launch pad, literally and figuratively, for the movie's plot to unfold. 'To many of us on the film, NASA is close to our hearts,' said director Brad Bird.
20 May 2015, 05:50 PM ET
A group of dedicated "Star Trek" fans want to make a new movie, featuring a character from "The "Original Series" who was captain of the Enterprise before James T. Kirk. And they plan to have experienced "Star Trek" actors taking part.
20 May 2015, 04:23 PM ET
A Swedish university student has created a design for an "International Flag of Planet Earth" that could be planted on planets during future human exploration.
20 May 2015, 02:00 PM ET
A Swedish university student has created a design for an "International Flag of Planet Earth" that could be planted on planets during future human exploration. The banner depicts seven interlocked circles, symbolizing the unity of all people.
18 May 2015, 05:28 PM ET
Chuck Norris Fact #905: Before NASA used a 747 jet to ferry its space shuttles, Chuck Norris carried the orbiters on his back. That may or may not be true, but Norris did help land a punch of support for the exhibit of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft in Hous
18 May 2015, 05:16 PM ET
Disney's new live-action feature film showcases a retro future inspired by the area of their amusement parks called, "Tomorrowland."
18 May 2015, 01:34 PM ET
Three boulders balancing like ballerinas have been spotted on the surface of a comet by the Rosetta spacecraft. Only a small area on the surface of each rock is touching the ground, similar to "balancing rocks" seen on Earth.
17 May 2015, 10:33 AM ET
A Russian cargo craft may have failed due to a problem with the rocket that launched it into space, and an astronaut explains how to "go" in space. Here are Space.com's top stories of the week.
15 May 2015, 04:23 PM ET
If you've been a fan of NASA's website for more than a decade, you can thank an unlikely space geek: actor Tom Cruise.
15 May 2015, 11:01 AM ET
Settling Mars could help humanity escape and mitigate the problems our species is facing here on Earth, several science-fiction authors said.
14 May 2015, 07:25 AM ET
A new video mashes up clips from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" into an 85-second trailer for a fake 1985 film called "The Carbonite Maneuver," whose release would have been the sci-fi event of the century.
13 May 2015, 11:35 AM ET
The astronaut who commanded the second-to-last space shuttle mission placed second on "Celebrity Jeopardy!," finishing behind an NFL football player. "Jeopardy made flying a rocket look easy!" said Mark Kelly.
13 May 2015, 07:30 AM ET
Do jokes about the name 'Uranus" get in the way of people actually learning about the gas giant planet?
12 May 2015, 04:30 PM ET
A Singapore-based team called Titans Creations spent two months planning and building the model, which measures 43.3 inches by 33.5 inches (110 by 85 centimeters) and contains so many bricks that team members lost count.
12 May 2015, 11:17 AM ET
The company that put the 'cup' in the first space cup of coffee now wants to put one in your hands. IRPI, the makers of the 'Space Cups' now used on the International Space Station, launched a crowdfunding campaign to produce the capillary-flow containers
08 May 2015, 04:50 PM ET
Andy Weir, author of the acclaimed novel 'The Martian,' stopped by NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston recently and took the new Modular Robotic Vehicle for a test ride. See the photos here.