Entertainment Archive
25 March 2015, 02:50 PM ET
A recent episode of a fantastic video series called "Shelf Life," produced by the American Museum of Natural history, explores how an archive of astronomical images can help astrophysicists look back in time.
23 March 2015, 07:40 AM ET
Once an aerospace engineer who dreamed of going to space, Matt Armbruster is now the CEO of High Roller, a company that makes adult tricycles that resemble the Big Wheel bikes for children.
23 March 2015, 07:35 AM ET
What do actor Ed Harris, comic strip beagle Snoopy, astronaut Jack Swigert, and James Bond have in common? A new chronograph celebrating the 'successful failure' of Apollo 13 45 years ago.
21 March 2015, 11:40 AM ET
The online project Spaceprob.es is a one-stop-shop website for learning about all the human-made space probes currently studying the cosmos, and features sharp graphic designs of all the probes, available as posters and stickers.
20 March 2015, 02:00 PM ET
Watch live Friday (March 27) as a crew of three launches to the International Space Station. Two of the crewmembers will spend one year on the orbiting outpost.
20 March 2015, 12:00 PM ET
Astronauts hoping to sip drinks in style may soon have a cocktail glass concept to look forward to. The Zero Gravity Cocktail Project is aiming to create an open-top glass that can be used in microgravity, using an innovative "groove system" that would ke
17 March 2015, 05:49 PM ET
A new documentary is launching audiences on a 'Journey to Space.' Narrated by actor Patrick Stewart, the giant-screen 3D film is showcasing NASA's future spaceflight plans at visitor centers and space museums, with more venues to be added throughout 2015.
17 March 2015, 12:31 PM ET
Fans of the science fiction epic "Interstellar" don’t have to wait until March 31st to watch the movie at home: a digital HD version is available starting today (March 17).
17 March 2015, 10:00 AM ET
An impressive sculpture is now in place at the main entrance of New Mexico’s Spaceport America. Artist Otto Rigan has created GENESIS – a multi-ton sculpture that is 40 feet wide, 23 feet high and 5 feet deep.
14 March 2015, 10:00 AM ET
Adr1ft casts you as a lone astronaut in the wreckage of a space station whose time and resources are rapidly running out.
13 March 2015, 05:48 PM ET
It took 200 astronauts 13 years to complete the International Space Station (ISS). Now, 4,500 people may be able to do the same in less than 50 days — sort of. A fan-designed LEGO version of the station has passed the halfway mark to being reviewed for sa
13 March 2015, 12:52 PM ET
In honor of the Pi Day of the century, 3.1415 (March 4, 2015), NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has created a dizzying math challenge. Hint: every solution will use the mathematical constant pi
10 March 2015, 03:10 PM ET
Sarah Brightman will be 'chasing dreams' and 'shaping futures' when she launches on a self-funded trip to the International Space Station in September, the soprano said as she revealed her personal mission patch at a press conference in London.
10 March 2015, 11:45 AM ET
'Houston, we've had a problem.' That's among the hundred-plus NASA audio files from historic spaceflights, current missions and even sounds of the future, sounds that you can easily download to your phone.
09 March 2015, 05:33 PM ET
Astronauts on the International Space Station are about a third of the way through filming scenes for a new IMAX documentary to be released in late spring 2016, the film's director revealed in a new interview.
06 March 2015, 05:20 PM ET
In a blast from the space-age past, the National Archives released an awesomely retro 1965 advertisement for NASA's traveling outreach program, the Spacemobile.
06 March 2015, 05:20 PM ET
Calling all young astronomers and creative writers! The European Space Agency is asking for kids 12 and under to submit their most fantastic stories inspired by the stars for a chance to win a Stargazer Lottie doll.
04 March 2015, 06:00 PM ET
The Stargazer Lottie doll — which comes with a realistic telescope, solar system collector cards and profiles of famous female astronomers — is being released this month in collaboration with the European Space Agency.
04 March 2015, 01:50 PM ET
Two astronauts in space said goodbye to a science fiction legend on Earth by beaming back striking photos from the International Space Station.
03 March 2015, 02:01 PM ET
"Star Wars" is about to get the LEGO treatment. Disney XD is planning to air "LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales" later in 2015, according to a report from the Hollywood Reporter. The five-episode series will act as a re-telling of the six "Star Wars" films from
02 March 2015, 03:00 PM ET
A new animated show from Disney is letting the imaginations of the little space fans of tomorrow run wild through the far reaches of the universe, and it's even trying to teach them a little space science along the way.
02 March 2015, 03:00 AM ET
Space.com attended this year's Toy Fair to find the best space-based toys on the market. Here are some of the most awesome things we saw there.
01 March 2015, 11:25 AM ET
The countdown is on to the launch of Apollo 18 and you're invited to witness it from New York City's Times Square. 'Apollo XVIII' by artist Marco Brambilla weaves footage from NASA missions with computer renderings to form a countdown to a fictional moon
27 February 2015, 09:05 PM ET
The creators of the Disney series reached out to experts in space and science to develop ideas on what the technologies of the future will look like for their space-traveling family.
27 February 2015, 05:28 PM ET
The death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy has prompted an outpouring of condolences and heartfelt reflection from astronauts, scientists, celebrities and even President Barack Obama.
27 February 2015, 05:22 PM ET
Astronauts, space scientists and fans remember Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on TV's 'Star Trek.'
27 February 2015, 02:06 PM ET
Actor Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the beloved Vulcan 'Spock' on the original "Star Trek" TV show, died today (Feb. 27) at 83 years old.
26 February 2015, 04:18 PM ET
Tyson will receive the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, in recognition of his extensive efforts to get the public excited about science.
25 February 2015, 05:20 PM ET
What would the first woman on the moon do if she saw a bunch of astronauts coming down to steal her glory? She'd attempt to shoot them down with her space guns, of course.
25 February 2015, 12:12 PM ET
Space.com writers @CallaCofield and @MiriKramer hit the fair in NYC on President's Day weekend and a few robots caught their attention.
23 February 2015, 10:55 PM ET
Famed British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking took to Facebook last night to congratulate actor Eddie Redmayne for winning the "Best Actor" Oscar at the 2015 Academy Awards for "The Theory of Everything," a biopic about Hawking's life and his debilitating
23 February 2015, 07:16 AM ET
An exhibit in New York City featuring a massive video display of the sun, artifacts from Skylab, and an early prototype of an astronaut spacesuit, draws together tools from throughout human history.
20 February 2015, 05:33 PM ET
A new "Alien" movie appears to be in the works, according to press reports. "District 9" director Neill Blomkamp announced the new movie by posting a photo of the alien on Instagram. "Um... So I think it's officially my next film. #alien," Blomkamp wrote
20 February 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Two space-themed movies — the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" and the sci-fi epic "Interstellar" — are up for a total of 10 Academy Awards, which will be announced Sunday night (Feb. 22).
19 February 2015, 12:18 PM ET
The webcast, which is hosted by the nonprofit Kavli Foundation and begins at 4 pm EST, explores the universe of "Interstellar" and investigates how accurately the ideas of physicist Stephen Hawking were portrayed in "The Theory of Everything."
19 February 2015, 09:43 AM ET
The voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise now include a stop in Tuvalu. The tiny island nation in Polynesia is issuing two commemorative coins to honor the legacy of the original 'Star Trek' series of the 1960s.