01:24 PM EDT 08/25/2015
Originally posted 08/03/2015 11:50PM
It's been 49 years since Nichelle Nichols took on the role of Lt. Uhura on the original Star Trek series, but her relationship with space exploration is continuing.
Originally posted 07/21/2015 02:00PM
There's actually a very important part of the PEOPLE editorial team dedicated to making sure everyone knows how amazing Queen guitarist Brian May is. Not only does the guy go out of his way to save badgers in the U.K., but he also's also a Ph.D.-wielding astrophysicist, and he recently visited the NASA team who helped to take those groundbreaking pictures of Pluto that surfaced last week.
Originally posted 06/17/2015 11:00AM
Time to start rehearsing your "we will not go quietly into the night" speech from Independence Day.
Originally posted 05/15/2015 09:30AM
Sarah Brightman, who conquered Broadway in the '80s with Phantom of the Opera and Cats, is postponing her trip to space.
Originally posted 05/06/2015 01:55PM
It's the little things in life
Originally posted 04/08/2015 12:40PM
Admitting to a belief in aliens has long carried stigmas of varying severity, but the Mulders of the world may have the last laugh, according to new revelations from NASA.
Originally posted 03/27/2015 06:20PM
Astronaut Scott Kelly has blasted off into space for a yearlong mission. The twist? A piece of him still remains on Earth – well, sort of.
Originally posted 03/10/2015 01:50PM
In the '80s they conquered Broadway with Phantom of the Opera and Cats. Now, Sarah Brightman and ex-husband Andrew Lloyd Webber have their sights set on an altogether bigger target: Space.
Originally posted 02/27/2015 06:50PM
Excited for their one-way trip to colonize Mars, five of the Mars One final candidates give PEOPLE all the details behind their decision to leave Earth. Subscribe now for instant access to the exclusive interviews.
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