08 August 2013, 05:02 PM ET
Elysium’s Kruger is equal parts Terminator, mercenary, bounty hunter and black ops killer. Actor Sharlto Copley (District 9) talks with SPACE.com’s Dave Brody about personifying ruthlessly-applied dark-tech & the funny business of sci-fi villainy.
08 August 2013, 03:33 PM ET
The Perseid meteor shower is still days away from hitting its peak, but a NASA camera network has already captured video of fireballs from the annual night sky light show. NASA's meteor cameras spotted the early Perseid meteor July 30.
08 August 2013, 12:30 PM ET
Space Frontier Foundation's 'There Is Another Way' promotes a private-powered program, from LEO to Lunar-fueled 'gas-stations' to sustainable Mars transit.
08 August 2013, 12:24 PM ET
Foster, who plays 'Delacourt', the protector of the privileged aboard the Elysium space habitat, speaks of current state of Earth's citizens and Elysium's relationship to Blomkamp's earlier cult hit movie.
07 August 2013, 06:57 PM ET
Eight months of R&D and 75 revisions (at New Zealand's Weta Workshop) were needed to finalize the 'HULC suit' - the bio-mechanical exoskeleton worn by characters Max (Matt Damon) and Kruger (Sharlto Copley).
07 August 2013, 03:43 PM ET
One day humans will walk (and work) on the Red Planet, creating a need for the next step in roving robotics. On a north Utah rough terrain desert in May 2013, several universities and their rovers from across the globe were put to the test.
07 August 2013, 01:42 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory team talks about what was exciting to them about year one on Mars and what the future has to offer.
06 August 2013, 04:33 PM ET
Gas Clouds' NGC 2014 (pink) and NGC 2020 (blue) reside next to each other, but are quite different. Their chemical make up (oxygen & hydrogen) and star temperatures create the glow. Located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, 163,000 light-years away.
06 August 2013, 11:09 AM ET
During the height of the solar cycle, the magnetic field changes polarity, pushing a ripple effect across the Solar System that's detectable by even the far-away Voyager probes.
05 August 2013, 05:51 PM ET
In celebration of the Mars Science Laboratory's one year birthday on Mars, engineers at Goddard Space Flight Center used the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument to play Happy Birthday to Curiosity.
05 August 2013, 05:39 PM ET
Ad Astra is asking for donations to make a documentary about its powerful plasma rocket technology that promises to bring humans to Mars in just over a month.
05 August 2013, 10:09 AM ET
A Capricornid meteor, traveling at 54,000 miles per hour, was captured by NASA cameras at the Marshall Space Flight Center on August 1st, 2013.
05 August 2013, 09:26 AM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory landed on the Red Planet on August 5th, 2012 (PDT). It went down a long road of testing and a long eight month flight to achieve its year one goals.
02 August 2013, 11:49 AM ET
NOAA satellite have detected a dust plume traveling west from the Sahara Desert. Using an enhanced version of the NOAA NGAC aerosol model, they have forecasted how the plume is expected to travel across the ocean.
02 August 2013, 09:16 AM ET
High-flying look at New Mexico’s Spaceport America. UP Aerospace suborbital booster carried a camera that provided a downward view for the first part of its June 21, 2013 flight from its launch site.
01 August 2013, 02:35 PM ET
You can expect to see hundreds of Perseid meteors from the tail of a comet. The shower will peak on August 12th, but show be visible throughout the month.
01 August 2013, 02:32 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory landed on the Red Planet in August 2012. The imagery from August 2012 to July 2013, from the rover's Hazard-Avoidance camera, has been compiled to make this time-lapse.
01 August 2013, 01:48 PM ET
Cameras from NASA's All Sky Fireball Network in North Carolina, Alabama and New Mexico captured the meteors burning up in the atmosphere on July 30th and 31st, 2013. The peak of the meteor shower will occur on August 12-13.
01 August 2013, 09:20 AM ET
Galaxies no longer producing stars (quenched galaxies) have long puzzled astronomers with how they grow. Now Hubble Space Telescope and European Southern Observatory's VISTA have shown that larger galaxies stopped producing stars later in life.
31 July 2013, 05:53 PM ET
After 2 1/2 months in Space, astronauts' calluses start peeling off. NASA astronauts Mike Massimino and Don Pettit explain why and how in this episode of the ISS Science Garage.
31 July 2013, 02:48 PM ET
NASA's Skylab mission set the stage for today's world class orbiting science laboratory, the International Space Station. The NASA video promotes the importance and need for labs in orbit.
31 July 2013, 12:22 PM ET
Chandra X-ray and XMM-Newton observatories detected a Jupiter-sized planet passing in front of of its star in a 2.2 day orbit (30x closer than Earth to the Sun). Planet HD 189773b is 63 light years away.
31 July 2013, 12:08 PM ET
Two 'arms' of plasma from a coronal mass ejection were captured by NASA's STEREO A spacecraft. This time-lapse of the event (12-hours of activity) occurred on July 21-22, 2013.
31 July 2013, 11:48 AM ET
Saturn, Venus, Mars, Mercury and Jupiter will all be visible in the August night skies, as will the annual Perseid meteors. A number of nebulas will also be easy to find among the constellations.
30 July 2013, 11:59 AM ET
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy shows where water leaked, soaking spacewalker Luca Parmitano's head, during his July 16th, 2013 EVA. The event frightened the astronauts and mission controllers. NASA is still investigating the exact cause.
30 July 2013, 11:35 AM ET
On July 23rd, 2013, the Alan Parsons Live Project dedicated one of their songs to Luca Parmitano (currently aboard the International Space Station) at a concert in Rome. Eye In the Sky is one of Luca's favorite songs.
30 July 2013, 10:56 AM ET
Space.com takes a look at Kerbal Space Program, available for PC, Mac, and Linux. This semi-realistic build it and fly it rocket simulator lets you piece together your own rocket and launch it into space while hopefully not exploding along the way.
29 July 2013, 11:35 PM ET
After nearly a half-century of neglect – and nine months of extensive restoration – the life-sized Star Trek prop is ready for active duty. Superfan Adam Schneider and his family show SPACE.com what it took to get Galileo flying again.
26 July 2013, 04:59 PM ET
Sunspot imagery from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is compared to the recently launched Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS). The resolution provided by IRIS is far superior.
26 July 2013, 12:21 PM ET
As mandated by the US Senate, NASA's 70 Metric Ton capacity Space Launch System might look something like this. A tentative date of 2017 has been proposed.
26 July 2013, 12:03 PM ET
In a recent study done by NASA's Meteor Environment Office, the Perseids take the prize for delivering the most viewable fireballs. The shower peaks on August 12th and 13th, 2013.
25 July 2013, 06:55 PM ET
The new Canadarm's will assist in satellite refuel and repair missions. 15 and 2.5 meter arms and upgraded operation stations are under development.