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13 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The celebrated astrophysicist and science educator wants to reach a new generation with his update of the seminal 1980 miniseries, which was hosted by the late cosmologist Carl Sagan.
09 January 2014, 05:37 PM ET
"Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars" opened Thursday at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition features photos taken by Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on the Red Planet in January 2004.
06 January 2014, 02:16 PM ET
The exoplanet candidate KOI-314c, which lies about 200 light-years away, is roughly as massive as Earth but is 60 percent larger, thanks to an extremely thick atmosphere, researchers said.
03 January 2014, 03:24 PM ET
China's postal service and largest bank are marking the country's first moon landing by launching new stamps and medallions featuring the Chang'e-3 probe and Yutu rover.
01 January 2014, 12:39 PM ET
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has landed in LEGO's toy catalog and is now available for order.
31 December 2013, 05:03 PM ET
For every The Social Network, however, there is a Hackers; likewise, rare accomplishments such as 2001: A Space Odyssey tend to be followed by a flurry of ill-advised imitators.
31 December 2013, 12:25 PM ET
NASA astronauts on Earth and in space will help usher in 2014 from New York City's Times Square tonight. New Yorker astronaut Mike Massimino will host video messages from astronauts on the International Space Station and elsewhere in NYC.
30 December 2013, 05:20 PM ET
Beyoncé is ending the year on a sour note with members of the NASA community. The singer sampled an audio clip from the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster as part of her new song, 'XO,' upsetting the fallen astronauts' families.
30 December 2013, 03:42 PM ET
Beyonce's 'XO' features an audio sampling from the Challenger disaster, and it's not sitting well with critics.
19 December 2013, 04:18 PM ET
LEGO will launch its 2014 toy line with a fan-created model of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. The Danish toy company announced on Wednesday (Dec. 18) that its new "NASA Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover" building brick set will go on sale Jan 1.
15 December 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong and the space shuttle Atlantis make cameos in the first teaser trailer for 'Interstellar,' the highly-anticipated 2014 science fiction film from director Christopher Nolan. See the video's use of NASA's legacy.
14 December 2013, 02:26 PM ET
The new movie starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and Wes Bentley was released on Dec. 14th, 2013.
10 December 2013, 06:01 PM ET
Ed Stone, Project Scientist for NASA's Voyager mission, received NASA's highest honor for a non-government individual on the Colbert Show December 3rd.
10 December 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Colonizing the solar system might sound like a big job, but some think that humans are destined to do it.
06 December 2013, 03:24 PM ET
It is that time of year again, when you need to find a gift for that 'spacial' person in your life — your favorite space geek. Fear not, you needn't buy your aspiring astronaut a ticket to space for your present to be truly out-of-this-world.
05 December 2013, 01:11 PM ET
Things are about to get extreme. I flew down here to Florida Wednesday (Dec. 4) to cover the AXE Apollo Space Academy, a space camp designed to give away 23 tickets to space.
14 November 2013, 10:27 PM ET
In a public service announcement, LaVar Burton (Geordi La Forge / Star Trek: The Next Generation) talks about the new mission that will study the Martian atmosphere.
13 November 2013, 07:01 AM ET
The legacy of the famed astrobiologist and science communicator Carl Sagan is now available to people around the world, after the Library of Congress opened The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive on Tuesday.
07 November 2013, 11:03 AM ET
The famed 27-year-old pop singer is scheduled to blast off on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in early 2015, according to press reports. Gaga will reportedly sing one song during her trip into suborbital space.
06 November 2013, 08:28 PM ET
Science is under siege, despite society’s deep dependence on its byproducts. ‘COSMOS – A Spacetime Odyssey’s presenter and co-writer explain how they’re fighting back, using cinematic arts, to SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody at New York Comic Con 2013.
05 November 2013, 10:58 PM ET
Is 'Ender's Game' true to the original story?
04 November 2013, 01:13 PM ET
The American Museum of Natural History's newest show called "Dark Universe" is a 25-minute science lesson about some of the deepest and most complex mysteries in cosmology today narrated by Hayden Planetarium director, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
01 November 2013, 10:40 PM ET
The fmr. commander of the ISS reveals why he devouted time during his 5+ months in low Earth orbit to educate the public on how astronauts simply wash their hands, cook their food, play guitar and more in a series of wildly popular youtube videos.
01 November 2013, 02:01 PM ET
It all started with the Big Bang. The space-time continuum seemed to condense in Alhambra, Calif., on Oct. 20 as Gallery Nucleus opened its popular new exhibit, "The Physics of Friendship: A Tribute to the Big Bang Theory."
01 November 2013, 09:32 AM ET
The fmr. Canadian astronaut picked up SPACE.com's @SteveSpaleta guitar and performed "I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)", a song he co-wrote with the Barenaked Ladies, post interview at their office in NYC.
31 October 2013, 09:49 PM ET
A new science-fiction movie follows an ill-fated astronaut crew on Mars, and you can watch it online today.
31 October 2013, 02:00 PM ET
The minds behind "Ender's Game" had a little help bringing their version of the beloved book by Orson Scott Card to life.
30 October 2013, 12:30 PM ET
'Ender's Game' will feature major movie stars and big visuals, coming to theaters in November 2013.
30 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
One space fan is getting into the Halloween spirit. Night sky photographer Victor Rogus has carved a series of spooky space pumpkins or "astropumpkins" in honor of Halloween on Thursday (Oct. 31).
29 October 2013, 11:41 AM ET
A new book transports its readers to a distant, icy, alien world. The new space opera "Ancillary Justice" (Red Orbit, 2013) follows Breq, a body that was originally part of a huge ship called the Justice of Toren.
29 October 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Actor Tim Allen will narrate a new 25-minute film called "Back to the Moon for Good," which recounts the history of lunar exploration efforts and previews the coming robotic rush to the moon unleashed by the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize.
28 October 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is embarking on another mission around the planet. This time however, he is not heading into outer space, but instead sharing "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth."