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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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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New 'Alien' Movie from Director Neill Blomkamp Is Coming
New 'Alien' Art Revealed by Blomkamp
February 20th, 2015
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
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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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Astronauts, President Remember Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock
Leonard Nimoy Cried Watching New Star Trek Movie
February 27th, 2015
Astronauts, space scientists and fans remember Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock on TV's 'Star Trek.'
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'Star Trek' Coin Beams into Polynesia
Tuvalu 'Star Trek' Commemorative Coins
February 19th, 2015
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.
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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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See 'Interstellar' in Theaters Again Saturday
A Black Hole Looms in 'Interstellar'
February 18th, 2015
Did you miss out on seeing the space thriller "Interstellar" in IMAX last year? Do you just want to see it in all its glory again? Space fans in select will get the chance to check out Christopher Nolan's space exploration spectacle in theaters again.
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