Entertainment Archive
29 March 2014, 08:00 AM ET
Astronauts, rocket-makers and other space leaders are set to descend on Southern California next week for the Space Tech Expo and Conference 2014. Now in its third year, the three-day trade show will take place April 1-3 in Long Beach.
28 March 2014, 12:09 PM ET
Ever wanted to be part of a Star Trek movie? A Kickstarter offering lets you join the team making an independent film about the Battle of Axanar – won by Starfleet Captain Garth – about 21 years before the original 'Star Trek' series' action.
28 March 2014, 12:03 PM ET
Set phasers to stunned: A Kickstarter campaign for the Trek fan film 'Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar' has quintupled its original $10,000 goal. As of March 28, the project raised $58,362 to fund the fan film by veteran science fiction actors.
27 March 2014, 11:59 AM ET
A new trailer for the movie "Jupiter Ascending" reveals an incredible space-age science fiction universe. The trailer features crazy looking spacecraft, beautiful shots of Jupiter and a destroyed world with rings of debris orbiting it.
26 March 2014, 07:00 AM ET
An indie rock band and a foundation created to protect the planet from hazardous asteroids might sound like an unlikely pair, but the band Broken Bells and the B612 Foundation are teaming up to raise money for planetary protection.
24 March 2014, 12:53 PM ET
Aired Sunday night (March 23), the third episode of the reboot of Carl Sagan's beloved TV show "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" explains how knowledge of fthe workings of gravity, comets and the solar system changed the way that humans look at the stars.
23 March 2014, 10:00 AM ET
An astronaut has brought the taste of space down to Earth while elevating space food to new heights. Franklin Chang Diaz, a veteran of seven shuttle flights, and the chefs at the Four Seasons Resort in Costa Rica present 'Taste The Stars.'
22 March 2014, 07:01 AM ET
The new TV series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" has been remarkably successful so far, and host Neil deGrasse Tyson has a few ideas why.
21 March 2014, 07:36 AM ET
Space books and science fiction put the depths of space in the palm of your hand. See Space.com’s latest space and science fiction book coverage here.
20 March 2014, 04:52 PM ET
From Star Wars and Star Trek to 2001 and beyond, see Space.com’s latest coverage on space documentaries and science fiction films here.
20 March 2014, 11:06 AM ET
You never know where you are going to find space for sale. From a Madison Ave. gallery to the holdings of the U.S. Marshals Office, historic space artifacts are now or soon will be up for auction. And that's just the start of the spring "space season."
19 March 2014, 05:09 PM ET
Host Neil DeGrasse Tyson and the 'Ship of the Imagination' travel to the comet at edge of the solar system and explains how it 'falls' back to the inner solar system. The all-new "When Knowledge Conquered Fear" episode airs March 23 on Fox.
19 March 2014, 01:59 PM ET
With the announcement of the upcoming movie – whose plot is set 30 years after 'Return of The Jedi' – Newsy rounds up information and informed speculation about the film.
19 March 2014, 11:25 AM ET
Skywatchers will get a glimpse of some truly amazing night sky events in 2014, from an asteroid zooming past one of the night sky's brightest stars to amazing full moons and Martian meteor showers. See the highlights in this Space.com infographic.
19 March 2014, 07:16 AM ET
In the not-too-distant future, humans will need to build an elevator to the heavens to find the resources so desperately needed down on Earth. That is the world of author William Forstchen's new book, 'Pillar to the Sky.'
18 March 2014, 07:59 PM ET
Could NASA scientists build an elevator to space? Science fiction author William Forstchen explores that and many other cosmic questions in his newest novel, "Pillar to the Sky" (Tor Books, February 2014).
18 March 2014, 05:20 PM ET
Read a Chapter 1 excerpt from the new trade paperback, "The Girls of Atomic City," a novel by Denise Kiernan.
15 March 2014, 08:55 PM ET
Host Neil deGrasse Tyson visits the grand 'Hall of Extinction'. The all-new "Some of the Things That Molecules Do" episode of 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' airs Sunday, March 16 on Fox and Monday, March 17th on Nat Geo.
15 March 2014, 08:33 PM ET
Host Neil DeGrasse Tyson explores the surface of Saturn's largest moon. The all-new "Some of the Things That Molecules Do" episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airs Sunday, March 16 on Fox and Monday, March 17th on Nat Geo.
15 March 2014, 07:01 AM ET
On the eve of last week's premiere of "COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey," host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson waxed poetic about science literacy, exoplanets and the Tooth Fairy here at the South by Southwest festival.
14 March 2014, 11:25 PM ET
For two hours Friday, astronauts in orbit opened their out-of-this-world home to the people of Earth, offering an unprecedented raw glimpse into the beauty – and peril — of life on the International Space Station.
14 March 2014, 10:15 PM ET
'Live from Space' on the National Geographic Channel teams NatGeo with NASA for a live two-hour TV event to showcase what life in space. See Space.com's coverage of the March 14, 2014 event here.
14 March 2014, 10:11 PM ET
On March 14, 2014, NASA and the National Geographic Channel made space history with an unprecedented TV event: a two-hour program called 'Live From Space.' See our complete updates here.
14 March 2014, 06:19 PM ET
Soledad O'Brien would definitely go to space. The host of the "Live From Space" TV program airing tonight (March 14), O'Brien explained that she would fly to the International Space Station if given a chance.
14 March 2014, 03:01 PM ET
NASA and the National Geographic Channel is about to take one giant leap for cable kind tonight with 'Live From Space,' unprecedented TV event to share the wonder —and drama — of space travel like never before.
14 March 2014, 10:16 AM ET
As anchor of National Geographic Channel’s two hour special on March 14th, 2014 at 8pm EST, O’Brien will turn to astronauts Mike Massimino for color commentary on the ground while talking with Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata on ISS.
14 March 2014, 06:01 AM ET
In 1898, British writer H. G. Wells wrote "The War of the Worlds," a science-fiction novel in which Martians invade the Earth and nearly decimate humanity. A decade later, in what was then the Russian Empire, writer and Marxist revolutionary Alexander Bog
14 March 2014, 06:01 AM ET
Space station history will be made on Friday, March 14 and it will be broadcast 'Live From Space' for the world to watch. NASA is opening the doors to its Mission Control and letting a TV show follow the International Space Station as it completes a full
13 March 2014, 04:14 PM ET
Even after digital cameras arrived, astronauts transmitted photos to Mission Control for distribution. These days, however, Earthlings are lucky enough to get pictures directly from the International Space Station.
13 March 2014, 01:01 PM ET
This week is your last chance to enter a competition for $25,000 to develop your own space exploration game. Games for Change, an organization that aims to make a social mark through digital games, is hosting a contest asking people to share their ideas.
13 March 2014, 10:01 AM ET
It takes work to send video from space. "Live from Space," a National Geographic Channel TV show airing Friday (March 14), will feature live video of International Space Station astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata.