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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Ridley Scott to Bring Andy Weir's 'The Martian' to Life in 2015
The Martian, orange cover
August 14th, 2014
A movie adaptation of the science fiction thriller "The Martian" written by Andy Weir is set to hit the silver screen next year.
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'Star Wars Episode VII' X-Wing Revealed by J.J. Abrams (Video)
X-Wing Starfighter
July 22nd, 2014
"Star Wars Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams is giving fans of the franchise their first look at the new movie's updated X-Wing — a fighter plane flown in the original trilogy — in a new video.
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'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' Warps Into Stores Today
"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" DVD & Blu-Ray Set
June 10th, 2014
The first season of 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' hits stores today (June 10), and the newly released set of episodes is packed full of cosmic special features and other surprises.
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'Interstellar' Mission Patch Revealed in New Movie Trailer
Matthew McConaughey in 'Interstellar''
August 1st, 2014
The mission of the "Interstellar" spaceship Endurance is clear — space exploration — at least based on its newly-revealed mission patch.
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'Earth to Echo': Could Extraterrestrial Life Be Cute?
'Earth to Echo' Movie Poster
June 27th, 2014
The new film "Earth to Echo" — which follows a group of kids on a journey to help save a small alien robot — might have a bit of extraterrestrial truth at its core, one alien-hunting astronomer says.
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Astronaut's Cloaked Klingon Space Patch: Star Trek-Inspired Emblem Revealed
Swanson's Klingon Artwork for Expedition 40 Crew Patch
June 9th, 2014
In a mirror universe right now, an alternate Steve Swanson is wearing a space patch bearing the logo of the fictional Klingon Empire.
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J.J. Abrams Announces Contest to Be in New 'Star Wars' Movie, Unveils Creature From Film (Video)
Star Wars: Force for Change Announcement
May 21st, 2014
"Star Wars" fans who donate to a newly launched charity initiative have a chance to win a walk-on role in the new film, director J.J. Abrams announced in a new video that also gave a sneak peak at one of the upcoming movie's creatures.
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'Star Trek: TNG' Producer Seeks Home for Space Movie Memorabilia
Display Version of Bridge Set from Star Trek: The Next Generation
June 13th, 2014
After "Star Trek: The Next Generation" ended 20 years ago, producer Ron Moore got a phone call from Mike Okuda, who worked in the art department on the iconic show. Some props were being thrown out. Did Moore want them?
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'Cosmos' Finale Brings a (Big) Bang of Wonder
The Spaceship of Imagination soars through the universe in "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" on Fox.
June 8th, 2014
'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' airs its final episode tonight (June 8). Take a look back at the landmark follow-up science series to Carl Sagan's iconic 1980 'Cosmos.'
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