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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'Star Wars' Celebration Takes Over Toys 'R' Us in NYC's Times Square
September 3rd, 2015
New "Star Wars" toys will be revaled at 12:01 am Friday (Sept. 4), and the Times Square Toys 'R' Us is counting down with an entire day of "Star Wars" activities.
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'Star Trek: Renegades' Fan Film Warps Online on YouTube
'Star Trek: Renegades' Still
August 26th, 2015
"Star Trek: Renegades," the 90-minute first installment of a planned Internet series, was released on YouTube Monday (Aug. 24).
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Epic Trailer for 'The Martian' Questions the Value of a Human Life in Space
Matt Damon Stars in 'The Martian'
August 19th, 2015
The awesome new trailer for "The Martian" is full of thrilling and stressful moments, and raises important questions about the value of human life in space exploration.
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Tatooine-Like Planets with 2 Suns Need Perfect Ingredients to Form
Alpha Centauri with Close-Orbiting Stars
September 2nd, 2015
Astronomers have long struggled with how young planets form around pairs of stars without destroying themselves, but new research suggests it can be done with the perfect setup: a massive, slightly elongated disk of debris from the star.
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'The Martian' Shows 9 Ways NASA Tech Is Headed to Mars
Matt Damon in 'The Martian'
August 25th, 2015
How much of the technology in "The Martian" actually exists, or is in the works, today? Read on to find out what NASA's developing for real-life manned Mars exploration.
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'Star Trek' Fan Film Recruits Real-Life Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti in 'Voyager' Costume
August 19th, 2015
After spending 199 days on the International Space Station, a European astronaut is readying for her next big mission: joining an independent "Star Trek" production.
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'Star Wars' Hits the Runway with New Makeup Campaign
A statue of the Star Wars character C-3PO
August 13th, 2015
Hoping for that Leia look without traveling to a galaxy far, far away? Or are you more the Chewbacca type? Either way, a new makeup line by Covergirl has you, well, covered.
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'Galaxy Quest' Movie May Become TV Show
'Galaxy Quest' Movie Cast
August 31st, 2015
The science fiction comedy movie favorite "Galaxy Quest" is one step closer to becoming a television series: Amazon Studios has purchased the project from Paramount Entertainment.
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'The Martian' Lands at NASA's Mars Mission Control (Photos)
Matt Damon's Hand Prints
August 20th, 2015
"The Martian" star Matt Damon, director Ridley Scott and Andy Weir, who wrote the book on which the movie is based, visited NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, on Tuesday (Aug. 18).
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Starship Enterprise vs. Superman: Who's the Fastest Sci-Fi Spacefarer? (Graphic)
Fictional Travel Times
August 18th, 2015
If the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" raced the ship from "Battlestar Galactica" to the nearest star system, which would get there first?
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