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Netflix film examines why NASA shunned women astronauts in early days

Since then, NASA has begun to redeem itself by taking steps toward gender parity. This June, the world will mark…

20 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Times

Is there such thing as a sci-fi movie an…

William Shatner Wants You to Send Your Name to the Sun on NASA’s Historic Solar Probe

Your name could soon zoom through the sun’s superheated outer atmosphere, just like

Road Tripping Across the Universe

Science fiction is often cited as one of the catalysts for discovery. Depictions of…

This Website Lets You Track Elon Musk’s Sports Car Through Space

Last Tuesday, SpaceX CEO

Cosmic Watch – A Time Traveller’s Delight

Since I was a child I have always been fascinated with the Cosmos…

Astronauts on the ISS will get to watch “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in space

Pretty excited about your center-front seats for The Last Jedi? That’s still not as cool as being able…

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is More Human Than ‘Blade Runner’

What is love? Do memories define us? What does it mean to be human? These questions are core to…

NASA honors ‘Hidden Figures’ inspiration with a new research facility

More than 50 years after Katherine Johnson first helped send astronauts into space, the once “hidden figure” is hidden…

NASA Posts Dozens of Flight Test Videos on YouTube

The space agency is celebrating 70 years of aircraft testing by releasing a trove of old videos showing X-planes,…

The Moon Is Hot and Mars Is Not (At Least in Recent Sci-Fi)

Andy Weir’s new novel ‘

Alien: Covenant review: a terrifying return to horror

When Ridley Scott returned to the

Lego is releasing its coolest spaceship to date: an Apollo Saturn V

Lego is no stranger to space toys. The company first released its

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ documentary in the works

It’s finally time to go deep on Deep Space Nine. In the

Star Trek: Discovery gets delayed again, this time until “question mark”

Show was supposed to debut in January, then in May, and now who knows? If you’ve been waiting patiently for…

‘Hidden Figures’ is the uplifting NASA story we need right now

It’s a much-needed reminder that black women were crucial to the early…

Ridley Scott brings ‘The Martian’ to VR for PlayStation VR and HTC Vive

Matt Damon’s experience taming the wilds of Mars in the The Martian are now available to all, thanks…

NASA is great at Halloween because space is genuinely terrifying

Every October, NASA gets into the Halloween spirit by sharing “spooky” pictures of space, such as the creepy…

Future Technology from Films

Whether it be a hoverboard from Back to the Future, some top of the range memory loss tools…

The Cost of Building A Real Life AT-AT

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NEW ‘ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY’ TRAILER SHOWCASES AN UNEASY ALLIANCE

Luke Skywalker is America’s favorite insurgent. The plucky orphan at the heart of 

WATCH THE NEW, EXPLOSION-FILLED ‘STAR TREK BEYOND’ TRAILER

The new trailer for the upcoming movie Star Trek Beyond is here. This trailer doesn’t include…

Star Trek Beyond’s new trailer rips the Enterprise apart

When director Justin Lin jumped from the Fast & Furious franchise to Star Trek Beyond, it promised an even…

SEE SPACEX’S ROCKET LANDING ON A DRONE SHIP IN 360-DEGREE VIDEO

Remember earlier this month when SpaceX succeeded in landing its Falcon 9 rocket first-stage booster on a drone…

Someone worked out how much Darth Vader’s suit would cost and it’s ridiculously expensive

LONDON — Darth Vader’s outfit might look simple enough — and you could probably find a not-too-bad imitation of…

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story gets its first trailer

The first teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has arrived, and by the look of things this is…

‘Star Wars’ Admiral Ackbar voice actor Erik Bauersfeld dies at 93

Erik Bauersfeld, the voice actor behind cult Star Wars character Admiral Ackbar, has passed away at the age of 93. Bauersfeld provided the…

‘Moon Shot’ Is Now Free To Watch On YouTube

The J.J. Abrams/Google/XPrize documentary follows

GDC 2016 And Virtual Reality: What To Expect

Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PS VR are…

Pilot the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in This Detailed VR Recreation

An estimated 530 million people watched Apollo 11 land on the

Google’s DeepMind defeats legendary Go player Lee Se-dol in historic victory

A huge milestone has just been reached in the field of artificial intelligence: AlphaGo, a program developed by…

Astronaut Scott Kelly fought off aliens in space with Microsoft’s HoloLens

Think augmented and virtual reality…

What Happens At The International UFO Conference?

The 25th annual International UFO Congress, held last week in

Astroneer, The ‘Galactic Minecraft’, Delays Release To ‘Early Fall’

Hotly-anticipated game pushes its early access release date back Ever since it was first previewed last fall, we have been…

Star Wars, beware! Battlestar Galactica is back

Universal plans latest attempt at a big-screen revival for the sci-fi saga in response to Disney’s box-office success with…

new ‘star trek’ tv series will be run by ‘hannibal’ creator bryan fuller

Vulture reports that the forthcoming, all-new Star Trek

Star Wars director says Episode IX will be shot on film

Colin Trevorrow, the director of Star Wars:…

New Documentary About Challenger Disaster Airs Tonight

A new documentary about the space shuttle Challenger accident airs…

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Did an AMA From Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly has been aboard the

Astronaut Tim Peake pays tribute to Bowie from space

LONDON  — Here he is, sitting in a tin can, far above the…

The Expanse is the best new science fiction series in years

There was a time—a long time—when every new science fiction TV series raised…

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ almost had a much more familiar title

Did you know that Star Wars: The Force Awakens at one point bore the title Star Wars:

Nasa sent the International Space Station Ridley Scott’s The Martian and Alien to watch over Christmas

220 miles away, orbiting the earth, floats the International Space Station (ISS),…

Star Citizen game hits $100m funding milestone

Crowdfunded video game Star Citizen has…

Independence Day 2 Resurgence

We always knew they were coming back. After “Independence…

Star Trek: Beyond gets fast and furious in first trailer

Star Wars week is finally here, and what better way to celebrate The…

This NASA engineer has all kinds of insight into the real science of ‘Star Wars’

If you want to build the massive Death Star seen in the movie “

New Star Wars footage shows multi-species x-wing squadron

We are eleven days away from the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.The seventh film in the long-running…

Ridley Scott reveals new ‘complex’ Alien prequel triology was inspired by Star Wars

Ridley Scott has revealed more details about his three upcoming

The biggest ‘Star Wars’ spoiler yet: That’s no moon in ‘Force Awakens’

Lest there be any doubt that J.J. Abrams is doing his best…

Listen to the Single From Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s Album Recorded in Space

“Beyond the Terra,” which Hadfield describes as “my whole life, in a song”…

5 Reasons to Love Duncan Jones’ ‘Moon’

It was revealed this week that Duncan Jones‘

New ‘Star Wars’ trailer reveals a surprising amount!

A new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been released for the Japanese…

‘Six Billion Dollar Man’ To Be Better, Stronger, In Theaters December 2017

The upcoming movie remake of 1970s sci-fi/action TV series 

‘Journey to Space 3D’ Explores Space Program – Past and Future

Journey To Space showcases the exciting efforts – past, present and future — of NASA and the international space community…

New ‘Star Trek’ Series to Air on CBS All Access in 2017

Producer Alex Kurtzman is developing a new “Star Trek”…

5 Awesome Apps For Astronauts!

Some of us want to be Astronauts, some of us wanted to be Astronauts!…

Arrowhead: the sci-fi movie from the Australian suburbs

Jesse O’Brien started by building a space ship in his living room. “We spent all…

‘THE VISIT’ EXPLORES WHAT WOULD ACTUALLY HAPPEN IF ALIENS CAME TO EARTH

As long as we have been human, we have looked at the stars and wondered if anything like us…

‘Alien: Paradise Lost’ Has Put Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien’ Sequel into Hypersleep

It looked like after Chappie flopped, director Neill Blomkamp was going to will himself into directing a 

Today is finally ‘Back to the Future’ Day, Internet.

Today, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015 is the actual day that Doc Brown,

NASA shows where Matt Damon would have been stranded on Mars

NASA’s love for The Martian movie is seemingly…

Chris Hadfield’s Space Sessions album aims to send listeners off planet

Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield wants to…

Depictions of astronomy in movies

Space, the stars and planets have become so commonplace in movies and popular media…

Matt Damon’s ‘The Martian’ has NASA scientists geeking out

Fearing the wrath of his nerdy online followers, software engineer and amateur author Andy Weir spent countless hours digging…

WHY NASA HELPED RIDLEY SCOTT CREATE ‘THE MARTIAN’ FILM

The day Ridley Scott called NASA was a great day for NASA. Scott,…

Lego Ideas | Lunar Roving Vehicle

The Lunar Roving Vehicle (Lunar Rover)

The Reality of The Martian’s Fiction

Ridley Scott’s The Martian is this century’s equivalent of Georges Méliès’

New Google Doodle Celebrates Earth Day 2015

It comes with a nifty little quiz In 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets to spread the…

Canadians ‘Spocking’ their currency in tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Since Friday, the world has been grieving the passing of Leonard Nimoy, with…

The Hubble spotted this smiley face in space

Pictures of space get a lot of smiles around here, but it’s pretty rare for one of them to…

The Five Oddest Kaiju Ever Committed To Celluloid

Once upon a time, I wanted to honor my favorite creatures from Japanese-style giant monster movies – kaiju, in…

Nasa produces vintage travel posters for newly discovered planets

The US space agency has created a series of striking travel…

Radio ISS Streams Global Radio the International Space Station Can Hear

The International Space Station circles the Earth…

NASA Samples Turn Into ‘Space Music’ on ’80UA’ EP

Two months ago, NASA compiled decades’ worth of sound samples and placed them on SoundCloud to create a library…

Is the Wormhole in ‘Interstellar’ Possible?

Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts…

Four Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films That Should Be Holiday Classics

Many people watch the great holiday films around the winter solstice season – “Miracle on 34th Street,” “A

How close is NASA to going ‘Interstellar’ like McConaughey?

Althopugh NASA continues to stretch itself farther into the cosmos, reaching the depths…

Chris Hadfield launches photo book

Chris Hadfield, Canada‘s most famous astronaut, has launched a new

Four Great Scientists and Their Obvious Mistakes

The great scientists of history are some of the smartest and wisest people who ever lived. These individuals are…

NASA’s new Soundcloud album: Listen to the exploration of space

All the NASA-themed smartphone notifications you could…

Thoughts on Bionicle

For the better part of a decade, Lego fans the world over followed the…

New York Comic Con 2014: Marvel announces ‘Star Wars: Kanan’

Padawan Kanan Jarrus’ fight to survive will be revealed in a comic…

Nvidia debunks moon landing conspiracies with new GTX 900-series ‘Maxwell’ GPUs

Are you one of those people who believes the moon landing was made in a Hollywood basement? You’d better…

The popular trend amongst popular people.

Video games have been a decidedly “uncool” past time for the most part of their existence. In fact, in…

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: an Unexpected Ray of Hope

This summer has been fairly generous as far as movies go. Sure we’ve had

Sci-fi Toys First Impressions – Lego Ultra Agents (Part II)

Last time, I considered a new sci-fi/secret agent themed Lego line that appeared in…

Meet the newest blogger: Lindsey!

Generally, the first reaction when I give my opinion on why I personally consider myself as more of a…

Sci-Fi Toys First Impressions – Lego Ultra Agents (Part One)

I’ve been a fan of Lego all my life, as a sci-fi and fantasy…

‘Cosmos’ Season Finale Preview

Neil DeGrasse Tyson And

Marvel’s long-awaited Doctor Strange film has landed a director

We’re getting closer to a Doctor Strange movie. The director’s chair has reportedly been filled. Variety has…

Don’t miss these science fiction summer films!

As always, there are a lot of movies coming out this summer, and we don’t want you to miss out…

‘Batman v. Superman’ Movie Gets a Title: ‘Dawn of Justice’

Guess which movie is next? Warner Bros. has bestowed a title upon its “Batman…

Wolfenstein: The New Order review

Let’s go over what Wolfenstein: The New Order is not. It’s not a

Is the latest Godzilla film worthy of the mantle?

There’s little doubt in anyone’s mind that over the past 60 years, the world’s most famous kaiju, Godzilla, has…

The Top Four Pieces of Sci-Fi Music

They say music is a universal language, and you certainly don’t have to understand the lyrics of a song…

Star Trek’s William Shatner awarded medal by NASA

William Shatner, who is famous for having played the beloved Captain…

Transformers: The Covenant of Primus – A Brief Examination In Context

But how did it all begin? Ask a Transformers fan and they’ll likely tell you one of two things…

The Four Funniest Robots in Sci-Fi

Intelligent robots are one of the most common tropes in sci-fi, simply because it’s interesting to think about what…

For ‘Cosmos’ Host Neil deGrasse Tyson, TV Filming an Otherworldly Experience

NEW YORK — Filming “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” was a brand-new…

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