Three trailers in and we still don’t know much about Interstellar, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Check out glimpses of a dying Earth, the hostile environment on other planets and a walking monolith. A minilith.
Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio provide a look at our big blue marble from the vantage point of the International Space Station’s cupola, pointing out cities and landmarks as they orbit far above our planet.
Enemy Starfighter is a mix of real time strategy and space combat sim, and will support the Oculus Rift. It may not be as pretty as other upcomingspaceshooters, but it’s promising considering it’s being made by one man.
A rocky and icy landscape, a bubble of time and space, tiny monoliths and more abound in the new trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar. Like Rust Cohle, these clips raise more questions even as they reveal more about the movie.
To celebrate the 45th years since the Apollo 11 moon landing, GE and Android Homme made these moon boot style hi-tops. Limited to 100 pairs, they have a carbon fiber upper and hydrophobic coating. At JackThreads on 7/20.
As part of its new Space series, City Prints has created this stunning lunar image which maps out the landing sites of all of NASA’s lunar missions. Available framed, matted or in custom sizes or printed on custom substrates.
We’ve previously seen footage of NASA’s Project Morpheus, but this nighttime footage is even cooler. It’s capable of taking off, hovering, flying, and automatically landing itself – in the dark. Oh, and Sony needs to rename their project.
“We must confront the reality that nothing in our solar system can help us.” Matthew McConaughey plays a pilot forced to leave Earth and his family in order to help save mankind. Also starring Michael Caine and Anne Hathaway.
For those of you who missed the recent lunar eclipse that took place on 4/15, that’s okay. Photographer Andrew Walker captured the event in much greater detail than you would have seen in this haunting time-lapse of the event.
The Sci Show outlines the general clues that help scientists look for habitable planets, including the size of a planet, what type of galaxy it’s in and more. Being a stellar real estate agent is hard. Also quasars are more terrifying than black holes.
Headphones on, folks. By using radio data collected from a satellite, then transposing and filtering the inaudible signals, Andrew Williams extracted sounds which make us feel like we’re deep in the rainforest, not in the silence of space.
Sci Code debunks a few myths about outer space propagated by science fiction. Find out why there’s no such thing as zero gravity, what space battles would sound like and how “cramped” asteroid fields are. Here’s our bonus trivia.
On 12/24/1968, astronaut William Anders of the Apollo 8 mission took one of the most memorable photographs in human history: Earthrise. This is NASA’s scientifically accurate reenactment of the moment the photo was taken.
The first spot for Christopher Nolan’s next movie shows very little from the film, but its concept certainly intrigues us. A group of explorers exploit a wormhole to travel through space at speeds never before achieved by mankind.
This look at Star Citizen shows off one of the game’s more agile and lethal spaceships, the Hornet. It’s running in the game’s engine, though we’re not sure if it’s representative of gameplay. Watch it in 4K if you can.
In the year 2183 Earth has been reduced to a cloud of cosmic dust. A space archeologist uses his time-traveling telescope ship to catch a glimpse of our planet in its former glory. A visual feast by VFX artist Wes Ball.
Watch Felix Baumgartner’s 128,000ft supersonic freefall from three different angles, including one from Felix’s point of view. The video also shows metrics such as his speed and altitude synchronized with the footage.
We were hoping it was a bromance simulator, but The Mandate is equally ambitious. It’s an open world RPG set in space, with real-time ship combat, turn-based boarding combat, crew management, ship designing and more.
Are you digging Kerbal Space Program? Wait for Defect SDK, a ship designing game with space combat. Engage in an escalating war with your dissenting crew and build bigger and better spaceships to beat your previous creations.
A beginner’s guide to the major theories of physicist Stephen Hawking. He continued his pursuit for knowledge despite his extreme physical limitations, and in doing so elevated not just himself but the whole human race.
Alfonso Cuarón wants us to feel like we are realistically floating in space in the theatre; this extended featurette on his latest film Gravity gives a behind the scenes look at just how that will happen. Guess we need to see it in IMAX.
Visually stunning concept renders from the upcoming crowdfunded space shooter, Elite: Dangerous. If the finished gameplay looks this good, please sign us up now. £30 (~$48 USD) reserves a digital copy of the game.