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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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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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10 Space Movies to Watch in 2015
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
January 28th, 2015
From movies based on best-selling books to the newest "Star Wars" installment, 2015 should be a big year for movies geared toward space fans.
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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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LEGO Death Star Is Nearly Operational at LEGOLAND California (Video)
LEGO Death Star
February 12th, 2015
That's no moon … that's a whole bunch of LEGOs. A brand new model of the Death Star — the moon-size 'Star Wars' planet-destroying machine — made entirely of LEGO bricks arrived at LEGOLAND California this week.
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