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Disney's 'Tomorrowland' Draws Inspiration from NASA's Past and Future
Actress Britt Robertson, as Casey Newton in Disney's new movie "Tomorrowland," sports a hat displaying NASA's logo.
May 22nd, 2015
In the new Disney film 'Tomorrowland,' now in theaters, NASA provides the launch pad, literally and figuratively, for the movie's plot to unfold. 'To many of us on the film, NASA is close to our hearts,' said director Brad Bird.
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Vader Meets Kirk in Awesome 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek' Trailer Mashup (Video)
Starship Enterprise Chased by TIE Fighters
May 14th, 2015
A new video mashes up clips from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" into an 85-second trailer for a fake 1985 film called "The Carbonite Maneuver," whose release would have been the sci-fi event of the century.
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'Star Trek' Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies at 85
Grace Lee Whitney
May 4th, 2015
'Star Trek' actress Grace Lee Whitney — who played Janice Rand, yeoman to Captain Kirk — has died at age 85.
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'Star Trek: Captain Pike' Fan Film to Boldly Go to Pre-Kirk Enterprise
Original Starship Enterprise Model at Air and Space Museum
May 20th, 2015
A group of dedicated "Star Trek" fans want to make a new movie, featuring a character from "The "Original Series" who was captain of the Enterprise before James T. Kirk. And they plan to have experienced "Star Trek" actors taking part.
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This LEGO Millennium Falcon Model Must Be Seen to Be Believed
Lego Millenium Falcon Model
May 12th, 2015
A Singapore-based team called Titans Creations spent two months planning and building the model, which measures 43.3 inches by 33.5 inches (110 by 85 centimeters) and contains so many bricks that team members lost count.
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Watch WIRED Smash an Epic LEGO Star Destroyer & Trek Alum Explain 'Star Wars'
A giant LEGO Super Star Destroyer gets smashed to smithereens in this awesome Wired Battle Damage slow-motion video.
May 4th, 2015
An awesome WIRED video smashes a giant LEGO Super Star Destroyer to bits in a slow-motion video, and actor Tim Russ of Star Trek: Voyager explains 'Star Wars' for May the Fourth.
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Sci-Fi Fans Rejoice! Avalanche of Sci-Fi Movie Trailers Released
Millennium Falcon in 'The Force Awakens'
April 22nd, 2015
A storm of sci-fi movie trailers hit the web this past week, featuring everything from iconic spaceships to parallel universes.
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'The Martian' Author Andy Weir Takes a Spin on NASA's Electric Rover
Author Andy Weir (left) takes a ride on NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle at the Johnson Space Center in Houston during Mars Week in April 2015.
May 8th, 2015
Andy Weir, author of the acclaimed novel 'The Martian,' stopped by NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston recently and took the new Modular Robotic Vehicle for a test ride. See the photos here.
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'Star Wars' X-Wing Soars Near Edge of Space in Awesome Video
A model X-Wing vehicle from the "Star Wars" universe
April 29th, 2015
Two amateur astronomers launched a model "Star Wars" X-wing vehicle into near space — over 20 miles above the Earths' surface — and captured the flight on video.
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