Space Movies, Upcoming Films and Latest Releases

From Star Wars and Star Trek to 2001 and beyond, see Space.com’s latest coverage on space documentaries and science fiction films here.
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'Interstellar' Space Epic Launches on Digital HD Today, Plus New Online Text Adventure Game
 'Interstellar' Promotional Poster
March 17th, 2015
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).
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LEGO 'Star Wars' Show Heading to Disney: Report
'LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales'
March 3rd, 2015
"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
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Rocky 'Tatooine' Planets with 2 Suns May Be Common
In this acrylic painting, University of Utah astrophysicist Ben Bromley envisions the view of a double sunset from an uninhabited Earthlike planet orbiting a pair of binary stars.
March 31st, 2015
Many astronomers had thought rocky, potentially habitable worlds could not take shape in the complex environment around binary stars. But mathematical simulations suggest otherwise, a new study reports.
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Astronauts Filming New IMAX Movie Deliver 'Deluge of Beautiful Images'
IMAX Camera in International Space Station Cupola
March 9th, 2015
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.
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5 Cool Things We Saw at the 2015 Toy Fair
MiPosaur Toy Robot
March 2nd, 2015
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.
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Leonard Nimoy, Spock on 'Star Trek,' Dies at 83
Nimoy Passes Away Feb. 27, 2015
February 27th, 2015
Actor Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed the beloved Vulcan 'Spock' on the original "Star Trek" TV show, died today (Feb. 27) at 83 years old.
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Now Playing: 'Journey To Space' Launches into Giant-Screen Theaters
'Journey To Space' Film Title
March 17th, 2015
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.
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Vulcan Salute: Astronauts Honor Leonard Nimoy from Space (Photos)
Cristoforetti Vulcan Salute for Nimoy
March 4th, 2015
Two astronauts in space said goodbye to a science fiction legend on Earth by beaming back striking photos from the International Space Station.
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Leonard Nimoy's Legacy: Obama, Astronauts Pay Tribute
Leonard Nimoy as 'Spock'
February 27th, 2015
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.
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