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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See USS Enterprise Morph from Sailing Ship to Starship (Video)
Original Starship Enterprise Model at Air and Space Museum
June 25th, 2015
A new video infographic shows off some of the vessels that have borne the name "Enterprise" over the years, from an 18th-century sailing ship to multiple iterations of the famous spacecraft in the fictional "Star Trek" universe.
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Famed Composer James Horner Killed in Plane Crash
Scene from 'Avatar'
June 23rd, 2015
Composer James Horner, who wrote the scores for "Aliens," "Apollo 13," "Avatar," "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and many other high-profile films, died Monday (June 22) in a plane crash, according to media reports.
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Leonard Nimoy's Son Launches Kickstarter to Make Spock Documentary
Leonard Nimoy as Spock in ‘Star Trek’
June 5th, 2015
The son of Leonard Nimoy is planning a new documentary film that would chronicle the evolution of Spock, the "Star Trek" character his late father made famous. Adam Nimoy has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the project.
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Software or the Borg: A Starship's Greatest Threat?
Starship in Space
June 1st, 2015
Borg-like assimilation may not be an interstellar reality, but having a resilient software system is essential to ensure your starship can cope with any scenario in the depths of space.
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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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Trek On, Spock: Asteroid Now Carries Leonard Nimoy's Name
Diagram of 4864 Nimoy's orbit around the sun, between Mars and Jupiter
June 10th, 2015
The legacy of Leonard Nimoy has reached the Final Frontier: on June 2, a 6-mile-wide asteroid was named 4864 Nimoy in his honor.
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Nichelle Nichols, Uhura on 'Star Trek,' Suffers Mild Stroke
Actress Nichelle Nichols is seen at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida during a 2010 event with LEGO. The "Star Trek" actress, who portrayed Lt. Uhura on the TV series, reportedly suffered an apparent stroke on Wednesday (June 3).
June 4th, 2015
Actress Nichelle Nichols, who portrayed the communications officer Uhura on the iconic science fiction TV series 'Star Trek' has suffered a stroke.
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Disney Does Steampunk Rockets in 'Tomorrowland'
Steampunk-Style Space Capsule in 'Tomorrowland'
May 29th, 2015
Disney's epic "Tomorrowland" features space technology done in steampunk style, and brings in early 20th century science heavyweights Jules Verne, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and Gustave Eiffel.
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