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 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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'Star Wars' Lands Coming to Disneyland, Disney World
Star Wars Land Illustration
August 17th, 2015
"Star Wars"-themed lands will be added to the Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts — located in Anaheim, California, and Orlando, Florida, respectively — Walt Disney Co. representatives announced at the D23 Expo 2015 over the weekend.
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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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'Fantastic Four' Jettisons Space-Age Origins of Marvel's First Family
Fantastic Four
August 10th, 2015
In Marvel Comics' new "Fantastic Four" movie, a classic rocket-based origin is dropped for one with interdimensional teleportation and mystic energy. What happened?
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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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William Shatner, 'Star Trek' Fans Honor Leonard Nimoy with Epic Selfie Mosaic
Leonard Nimoy in 2011
August 11th, 2015
More than 6,000 'Star Trek' fans are now part of a giant online tribute to Leonard Nimoy, who played the Vulcan alien Spock on the famed series.
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