Upcoming Genre Movies That Aren't Sequels, Remakes or Reboots

Sometimes it seems like every movie is either a sequel or a reboot. They remade Robocop and Godzilla. They're releasing sequels to the reboots of Spider-Man and Planet of the Apes. But there are still tons of original films in the pipeline. Here are over 50 forthcoming movies that aren't sequels, remakes or prequels. » 3/24/14 1:30pm 3/24/14 1:30pm

10 Years Ago, Opportunity Rover Began a 90-Day Mission That Never Ended

When NASA's Opportunity rover launched on July 7th, 2003, expectations were modest. It would spend 90 Martian days exploring soil and rock samples and taking panoramas of the Red Planet; anything else would be a bonus. Nearly ten years after its initial shift was up, Opportunity is still going strong. » 7/07/13 4:46pm 7/07/13 4:46pm

Curiosity's panoramic self-portrait lets you explore a tiny corner of…

The Curiosity Rover has taken enough self-portraits that it could be mistaken for a teenager with a brand new smartphone, but its latest self-shot is especially cool. We not only get a panoramic view of Curiosity sitting in the Gale Crater, we also get to explore its current work site a bit more closely. » 2/23/13 10:30am 2/23/13 10:30am

Behold a Lego Curiosity rover built by a designer of the real Curiosity

Amidst the Lego aficionados and fanatics are plenty of engineers who like to recreate the possible and dream of the impossible through little plastic bricks. Lego imitates life in some projects more than others, such as with this Lego model of the Mars Curiosity rover, built by Stephen Pakbaz, an engineer at NASA's Jet … » 8/11/12 9:00am 8/11/12 9:00am

NASA releases a Mars Rover Landing video game for Xbox 360

To drum up even more excitement over what is already a ridiculously exciting mission, NASA decided to team up with Microsoft to turn the Curiosity landing into a video game. It made its debut earlier today on the Xbox 360, it's free, and it actually sounds kind of fun. » 7/16/12 5:00pm 7/16/12 5:00pm

Find out why NASA engineers call the upcoming Mars landing "Seven…

Stop what you're doing and watch this. Invite whoever you're with to watch it, too. In just 44 days, NASA will attempt the most amazing planetary landing in the history of space exploration. It's a plan so remarkable, so technically impressive, so very different from anything ever attempted, that even the Agency's… » 6/22/12 12:20pm 6/22/12 12:20pm

Read the jealous letter Dr. Bunsen Honeydew wrote to the Mars Rover…

The Muppets' Dr. Bunsen Honeydew considers himself the foremost pioneer in crazy scientific endeavors. So when NASA landed the Rovers Spirit and Opportunity on Mars, Bunsen was understandably miffed. Still he was classy enough to send a letter of congratulations to the team, along with his offer of help. » 3/10/12 9:30am 3/10/12 9:30am