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Review: The Pioneer Dice's Spacecraft Themed Metallic Dice
The Pioneer Dice recently launched a Kickstarter where they are making the world's first Spacecraft Themed Metallic Dice The dice specifically were designed to celebrate the exploration of the planet Mars and the hope one day of being able to force a settlement on the planet as a secondary home for humanity as we explore[...]
After celebrating a milestone of 120 million users on their platform and 5 million paid subscribers, Crunchyroll also announced an anime project going forward with Zoe Saldana and her Cinestar banner, the epic animated space opera Dark Star Squadron Todd Ludy (Voltron: Legendary Defender) is onboard to write for the series, with Saldana, Cisely Saldana,[...]
The Simpsons Predicted Richard Branson’s Superficial Space Showoff
Some of the predictions come out of common sense like the 2003 tiger attack on Siegfried and Roy or in this case the space journey of billionaire and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson into space on July 11th, which was predicted in the season 25 episode "The War of Art" that aired in March 2014. Image[...]
Pokémon Sword & Shield Will Get A Special Pikachu After ISS Event
In case you didn't see it, the company teased an event that would be taking place aboard the Japanese Kibo Space Module at the International Space Station to kick off the first Lunar Sunrise of 2021 If you blinked you would have missed it as both Pikachu and Rayquaza appeared on the space station through[...]
For All Mankind season 2 (Image: Apple TV+)
Created by Moore, and Ben Nedivi & Matt Wolpert, the trio serve as executive producers alongside Golden Maril Davis of Tall Ship Productions, with Sony Pictures Television producing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U48vnfP0RjoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: For All Mankind — Season 2 Official Teaser | Apple TV+ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U48vnfP0Rjo) For All Mankind explores what would have happened if the[...]
For All Mankind season 2 (Image: Apple TV+)
If you're not familiar with it, For All Mankind is a fantastic story filled with a blend of fictional and fictionalized versions of real people, much like The Crown, but for American space exploration No spoilers here, but the first season covers the early years of the program in the 1960s and goes through the[...]
Moonbase 8: Showtime Picks Up Comedy From Creators of Portlandia
These guys are more suitable for working at an Office Depot or a Walmart than within 10 miles of NASA. What "Moonbase 8" Really Expresses The Sad Astronaut genre is an expression of Hollywood writers' own emotional hangups than any real-life portrayal of astronauts or the space program Moonbase 8 pushes the genre even further into the[...]
Moonbase 8: Showtime Picks Up Comedy From Creators of Portlandia
Created, written, and executive produced by Armisen, Heidecker, Reilly, and series director Jonathan Krisel, the space mission simulation comedy looks to have a much more quiet, emotional, and heartfelt vibe to it then we expected- while still not lacking in the hysterical weirdness we were hoping for. (L-R): John C Reilly as Cap, Tim Heidecker as[...]
AWAY (L to R) MARK IVANIR as MISHA POPOV, HILARY SWANK as EMMA GREEN, and RAY PANTHAKI as RAM ARYA, in episode 101 of AWAY. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020
Away, the new Netflix series starring Hilary Swank is the latest show about angst-ridden astronauts heading into space Before that, there was 2018's The First, the Hulu series starring Sean Penn which was about a bunch of angsty astronauts training to go to Mars These two shows are mainly soap operas about astronauts and the latest[...]
Moonbase 8 Trailer Welcomes You to The Not-Quite-Final Frontier
Created, written, and executive produced by Armisen, Heidecker, Reilly, and series director Jonathan Krisel, the space mission simulation comedy looks to have a much more quiet, emotional, and heartfelt vibe to it then we expected- while still not lacking in the hysterical weirdness we were hoping for. (L-R): John C Reilly as Cap, Tim Heidecker as[...]
AWAY (L to R) MARK IVANIR as MISHA POPOV, HILARY SWANK as EMMA GREEN, and RAY PANTHAKI as RAM ARYA, in episode 101 of AWAY. Cr. NETFLIX © 2020
With Netflix set to launch Hilary Swank's new sci-fi space exploration drama Away on September 4, the streaming service has released an official trailer as well as preview images from the 10-episode series Away centers on Swank's Emma Green, an American astronaut who must leave her husband Matt (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter Alexis (Talitha[...]
From Space Fiction to Space Fact: SDCC NASA Panel w/ William Shatner
William Shatner is back on our screens, but not as a pretend space captain This time, he's moderating a Comic-Con@Home panel filled with people who really go to space as well as NASA engineers and technology experts! Astronauts Nicole Mann and Kjell Lindegren join spacesuit engineer Lindsay Aitchison and technology expert LaNetra Tate as they[...]
Disney+ The Right Stuff - SDCC Panel
Now, you know I love all things space, but the panel for The Right Stuff was fantastic, space nut or not Astronaut Dr Mae Jemison hosts the discussion with the cast and creators of the upcoming Disney+ series The panel consists of actors Patrick J Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O'Donoghue, Michael Trotter, Aaron Staton, Micah[...]
The First Manned Space Mission on America's Newsstands
Lakeside Library Vol 3 #66, published by Donnelley, Loyd & Co in 1880, appears to be the first periodical on the national American newsstand to feature a manned space mission — illustrated and in detail.  The quarto-sized illustrated story paper serialized Jules Verne's Round the Moon, the 1870 sequel to the 1865 touchstone From the[...]