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NASA Joke Has Aggie Punchline
It takes a real Aggie to spot an Aggie wannabe
"...take home from the recent public relations scandal at NASA, where last week 24-year-old PR flack George Deutsch –..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

NASA Wants You to Help Save the World
Space returns as the final frontier of Interactive programming
"...those of us too busy to undergo astronaut training, NASA is offering a new, 21st century opportunity to help..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Michael Agresta

All Systems Are Go for NASA Doc Mission Control
Showtime at the Apollo
"...in his filmic career so far, and those tech-savvy NASA champions?..."

March 10, 2017 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Four Space Nerds Sitting Around Talking…
Space Tech After NASA: Boom Time for Innovation, or those were the days?
"...Having missed all the previous NASA @ SXSW sessions, I rushed over to the Omni..."

March 13, 2013 SXSW Post by Kate X Messer

SXSW Interactive: The Journey to Mars
NASA lays out the steps before a trip to the red planet
"...Bad news, other SXSW interactive panels. NASA has (actually) uncovered the secret to building synergy across..."

March 15, 2016 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

The Dish
"...least in the U.S.) true-life brouhaha brought about by NASA's decision to use a large satellite dish in the..."

April 27, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Space Cowboys
"...arise with its implausibilities that have them whizzing through NASA flight school with questionable tactics and a truncated time..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Apollo 11
Astounding documentary takes us back to the first crewed mission to the moon
"...rekindle awe and admiration for the accomplishments of the NASA astronauts and ground scientists, as well as a reminder..."

March 15, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Aggies Amped for Entry, Descent, and Landing in the SEC
A&M preps for SEC like Curiosity was prepped for Mars
"...Early on August 6, NASA's Curiosity approached Martian soil after eight months of travel...."

Aug. 28, 2012 Sports Post by Emily Bevan

Hidden Figures
True story of NASA's black women mathematicians
"...story about the black women mathematicians whose work helped NASA launch the first manned vessels into orbit reveals as..."

Jan. 6, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Box
Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly goes for full-fledged suspense in this studio thriller.
"...morality tale that cobbles together sci-fi, absent body parts, NASA, Sartre, and Cameron Diaz into a not-altogether-functional mix that..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Astronaut's Wife
"...this one with kid gloves. More's the pity. When NASA shuttle pilot Spencer Amacost (Depp) returns to earth after..."

Sept. 3, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
Doc on the men behind the astronauts
"...Mission Control Center, as it’s now known. The Houston NASA facility, and the men who oversaw the Apollo program,..."

April 14, 2017 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Martian
Circumstances force Matt Damon to become a wily Robinson Crusoe on Mars
"...after being left stranded on Mars during an aborted NASA mission, mistakenly presumed dead by his fellow crew members...."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

'Moon Trees': Erica Botkin
The legacy of NASA's moon trees is documented at Co-Lab Projects' Downtown venue
"...from seeds taken into orbit around the moon during NASA's Apollo 14 mission in 1971. Erica Botkin: an artist..."

March 28, 2014 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Man on a Mission: Richard Garriott's Road to the Stars
This film is a behind-the-scenes document of Richard Garriott's quest to be the first second-generation astronaut in space and the actual journey.
"...Richard Garriott's Road to the Stars moves freely through NASA training facilities and Russian mess halls and finally into..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Apollo 18
This secretive film's premise is that it reveals suppressed footage of the U.S. government's secret mission to the moon.
"...Department of Defense, which strong-armed the mission away from NASA. The hints we get of alien life forms are..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Monsters
In this startlingly original indie film, a road trip combines with an alien invasion to remind us of our ageless fear of otherness.
"...apocalypse in medias res, set six years after a NASA probe fell to Earth – at the U.S./Mexico border,..."

Oct. 29, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Middle Men
Middle Men journeys backward in Internet history to 1995 when two coked-up ne'er-do-wells created the first dial-up, porn-on-demand website.
"...was then that two coked-up ne'er-do-wells – a former NASA technician and certifiable genius with the pitch-perfect name of..."

Aug. 6, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"Hubble 3D"
This breathtaking IMAX documentary follows NASA's May 2009 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
"...brief 45 minutes in length, this awe-inspiring film about NASA's 2009 rescue mission to the Hubble Space Telescope makes..."

March 19, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Space Chimps
This animated, sci-fi romantic comedy starring anthropomorphized chimpanzees is a lot funnier than you might expect.
"...Ham III (Samberg), who is plucked from obscurity by NASA and sent into space alongside a pair of real..."

July 25, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Mission to Mars
"...film opens, it's 2020 and a team of hotshot NASA astronauts -- led by crew commander Woody Blake (Robbins)..."

March 10, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Armageddon
"...victims turns out to be a street-corner Godzilla vendor), NASA director Dan Truman (a slimmed-down Thornton) hires the world's..."

July 3, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Rocketman
"...by one mere Mir. It's hard to believe that NASA actually cooperated with the makers of RocketMan, given the..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Arrival
"...he reports the discovery to his unctuous boss at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Ron Silver, who seems to be..."

June 7, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Apollo 13
Howard's take on the ill-fated 1970 moon shot is filled with the almost unassailable heroics of the U.S. space program and the genuine urgency of history.
"...the face of danger. It's almost a valentine to NASA, but without the celestial mythologizing of films like The..."

June 30, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Robert A. Heinlein's the Puppet Masters
"...estranged son Sam (Thal) and Mary Sefton (Warner), a NASA biologist. Once in Ambrose, they find that the town..."

Oct. 28, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

SXSW Panel: Generation Mars
You're not going to make it to the Red Planet, but your kids might
"...exactly does one get there? Dr. Deborah Barnhart, former NASA astronaut Don Thomas, microbiologist Monsi Roman, and screenwriter Mickey..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Mae Hamilton

The Government Shutdown Hits
Affordable Care Act takes effect as Tea Party throttles government
"...Museum today, or sort your taxes out, forget it. NASA's Houston facility, once the pride of Texas, is on..."

Oct. 1, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Letters @ 3AM
We have become a space-faring species and are discovering that the universe is stunningly gorgeous and implacably dangerous – like us
"...the space station. It's handling "solid waste" all right (NASA does not say "feces") but not urine (a word..."

June 6, 2008 Column by Michael Ventura

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