Space Movies, Upcoming Films and Latest Releases

From Star Wars and Star Trek to 2001 and beyond, see’s latest coverage on space documentaries and science fiction films here.
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Great Scott! 'Back to the Future' Documentary to Bring Back Our Favorite Time Machine
'Back in Time' Documentary
October 9th, 2015
Where they're going, they won't need roads: a new documentary spotlighted at New York Comic-Con examines the making of the "Back to the Future" trilogy and its 30-year impact on pop culture and society.
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'The Martian' Wants to Mail You a Potato: Movie Offers Stamped Spuds
'The Martian" Stamped Potato
October 1st, 2015
It may seem strange at first, but by the time you get done seeing "The Martian," the new movie from director Ridley Scott, you will understand why 20th Century Fox wants to mail you a Mark Watney-stamped potato.
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Inside 'The Martian': Movie's Sleek Spacesuits Explained
Spacesuit in ‘The Martian’
September 30th, 2015
The upcoming sci-fi film "The Martian" features many real-life technologies being developed to help put boots on the Red Planet, but the sleek spacesuits showcased in the upcoming sci-fi film were invented out of whole cloth.
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'The Martian' Movie and NASA: Full Coverage
'The Martian' Promotional Image
October 6th, 2015
See how NASA and Ridley Scott brought Mars exploration to the public with 'The Martian,' a film starring Matt Damon as a stranded astronaut.
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New Documentary Follows Leonard Nimoy's Battle with Lung Disease
Leonard Nimoy in Lake Tahoe
September 29th, 2015
Family members of the late Leonard Nimoy — Spock, to millions of "Star Trek" fans — are trying to raise half a million dollars for a documentary about the disease that claimed his life.
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'The Martian' Lands at NASA: Actors Meet Real-Life Counterparts in Houston
'The Martian' Actors Visit JSC
September 16th, 2015
NASA rolled out the red carpet for two 'Red Planet' movie actors, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the agency's real journey to Mars with the stars from "The Martian." The cast members visited the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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Does 'The Martian' Movie Do the Book Justice? Yes. Yes, It Does
Mark Watney contemplates the deserted landscape in the film "The Martian."
October 2nd, 2015
Movies adapted from successful books don't always capture the magic of the original text but the upcoming film does a surprisingly good job conjuring the book's spirit.
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Matt Damon in Space: Actor Hits Sci-Fi Trifecta with 'The Martian'
Matt Damon in 3 Science-Fiction Films
September 30th, 2015
Matt Damon, star of the new movie "The Martian," has appeared in two other major science fiction movies in the last two years. Could the Hollywood A-lister keep up his science fiction streak?
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'The Martian' Dust Storm Would Actually Be a Breeze
Astronauts battle their way through a fierce dust storm in the movie "The Martian."
September 29th, 2015
Without giving away too many spoilers about "The Martian," there's a scene in the book (and upcoming movie) in which a dust storm causes damage and knocks an astronaut over. Could that actually happen on the Red Planet?
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