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Bette Midler Launches Spoof Kickstarter.com Campaign To Plant A Tree On The Moon

Conservationist Bette Midler has launched a spoof campaign to plant the first tree on the moon.The green-fingered singer and actress, who is currently promoting her covers album It's The Girls, has shot a new FunnyorDie.com...

Scientist Colin Pillinger Dead At 70

Famed British scientist Colin Pillinger has died at the age of 70.The planetary expert made headlines around the world in 2003 with his 'Beagle 2' mission to Mars when he tried to land a spacecraft...

William Shatner Receives Prestigious Nasa Honour

Star Trek icon William Shatner has been feted with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's highest civilian honour.The veteran actor, famed for his role as beloved space explorer Captain James Tiberius Kirk in the Tv...

Broken Bells To Fund Asteroid Project

Musical duo Broken Bells are pouring cash into a project designed to protect Earth from asteroids.Singer James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse have agreed to donate a portion of proceeds from ticket sales from their...

Astronauts Congratulate Gravity Crew On Oscar Wins From Space

The cast and crew of hit sci-fi film Gravity have been sent congratulatory messages from space following the film's triumph at the Oscars.The drama, which stars Sandra Bullock as an astronaut, won seven Academy Awards,...

Beyonce Urged To Donate Song Proceeds To Space Shuttle Challenger Charity

Superstar Beyonce has been urged to donate a portion of proceeds from her new release Xo to charity after causing controversy by sampling audio commentary from the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster for the track.The tune,...

Tv Bosses Plan Out-of-this-world Live Broadcast From Space

Tv bosses in the U.K. are giving viewers the chance to experience a 'lap' of the Earth from outer space in a groundbreaking live broadcast.Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will broadcast their views of...

Beyonce Addresses Challenger Disaster Controversy

Beyonce has defended her decision to include audio commentary from the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in a new song.The singer's track Xo, about a doomed relationship, features a snippet of Nasa public affairs officer Steve...

Sandra Bullock Stunned By Space Call

Sandra Bullock was left stunned when she left a phone message for an astronaut aboard the International Space Station - and received a call back.Bosses at Nasa allowed the actress to call Cady Coleman while...

Tom Waits & Sinead O'connor Sign Up For Kickstarter Blues Album

Tom Waits, Sinead O'connor and Lucinda Williams have signed on to record tracks for a new Blind Willie Johnson tribute album - if fans fund the project online.The Blind Boys of Alabama and Rickie Lee...

Porn Star James Deen On Nasa Space Shortlist

Porn star James Deen is on a top Nasa shortlist to be among the first civilians to go into space.The X-rated actor's mother and father both work for Nasa and they're hoping their son makes...

Trumpeter Alison Balsom Makes History At Gramophone Classical Music Awards

Trumpet soloist Alison Balsom has made history after becoming the first British woman to take home the Artist of the Year honour at the 2013 Gramophone Classical Music Awards.The 34-year-old musician picked up the prestigious...

Out-of-this-world Bowie Performance Brought Back Bad Memories For Jean Michael Jarre

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's recent performance of David Bowie's Space Oddity high above the earth brought back bad memories for French musician Jean Michel Jarre, who had hoped to feature tragic spaceman Ron Mcnair...

Iain Banks Buys Luxury Sports Car

Terminally-ill author Iain Banks has treated himself to a luxury sports car so he can indulge his love of driving in the Scottish Highlands.The Wasp Factory writer, who announced last month (Apr13) that he has...

Alice Eve Suspects Nasa Experts Are Hiding Alien Discoveries

British actress Alice Eve is convinced Nasa experts are hiding discoveries of alien life after taking part in an online chat with Nasa astronauts as part of her promotional duties for the new Star Trek...

Moby To Team Up With Nasa For Space-themed Coachella Dj Set

Dance music superstar Moby will feature Nasa video footage during his Dj set at the Coachella festival in California this weekend (13Apr13).His performance in the Sahara Tent on Saturday night will be his first at...

30 Seconds To Mars Given Heroes' Welcome In Texas

Rockers 30 Seconds To Mars were feted in Texas on Monday (18Mar13) as a local official renamed the day in their honour.Frontman Jared Leto and his bandmates were in Houston to visit the National Aeronautics...

30 Seconds To Mars' Single Is Out Of This World

Rockers 30 Seconds To Mars are literally out of this world - their new single has been launched into space.The band, fronted by actor Jared Leto, headed to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa)...

Jessica Chastain & Bradley Cooper Join Comedian For Post-oscars Disaster Movie Trailer

Oscar nominees Jessica Chastain and Bradley Cooper have filmed skits for a spoof disaster movie trailer, which will be aired in full on comedian Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscars Tv special on Sunday night (24Feb13).The Best Actress...

Patrick Moore Dies Aged 89

The legendary astronomer Sir Patrick Moore has died aged 89; the sky-watcher passed away at his home in Selsey, West Sussex yesterday (December 9, 2012).Undoubtedly the most famous British astronomer of all-time, Moore hosted his...

Tv Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore Dies

Legendary British Tv astronomer Sir Patrick Moore has died at the age of 89.The star passed away on Sunday (09Dec12) at his home in West Sussex, England after failing to recover from an infection....

$1.5 Billion Ticket To The Moon? We’Ll Start Saving Now!

If a new entrepreneurial start-up company from Washington DC gets their way, pretty soon, you and a partner could bag yourself a ticket to the moon for just $1.5 billion! That’s right folks. Now is...

William Hurt Starring In New Drama About Space Shuttle Challenger

Actor William Hurt is set to star in a new biographical Tv drama about the tragic Space Shuttle Challenger crash.Millions of viewers across the world watched in horror as the Nasa (National Aeronautics and Space...

Ranulph Fiennes Setting Out On Coldest Journey On Earth

Famed explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is setting out on his toughest trek yet in a bid to be the first man to lead a team across the Antarctic in winter.The 68-year-old cousin of acting siblings...

Cheryl Cole Blames Will.i.am For Crash

Cheryl Cole claims will.i.am was to blame for their recent car crash because he was talking so much.The Girls Aloud singer and her manager were involved in an accident in Los Angeles on Wednesday (29.08.12)...

Cheryl Cole Battling Exhaustion After Car Crash

British singer Cheryl Cole felt "exhausted" and "spaced out" as she returned to work on Friday (31Aug12), just two days after she was injured in a car crash.The Girls Aloud star was a passenger in...

Cheryl Cole Blames Will.i.am For Mcdonalds Car Crash

Cheryl Cole has light-heartedly blamed Will.I.AM for their recent car accident insisting that the singer's persistent talking was the cause of the collision.She arrived in London today (August 31st 2012) just two days after the...

Another Meaning For The "Red Planet?"

One week after NASA announced that the area on Mars where the Curiosity rover set down will be "forever known as Bradbury Landing," in honor of the late science-fiction author Ray Bradbury, it was revealed...

Will.i.am Makes History With Mars Track

Rapper Will.I.AM accomplished his mission to premiere his new track on Mars on Tuesday (28Aug12).The Black Eyed Peas star teamed up with bosses at Nasa to debut Reach for the Stars through the speakers of...

Will.i.am To Premiere New Song On Mars

Black Eyed Peas star Will.I.AM is set to premiere his new track on Mars.The I Gotta Feeling hitmaker has teamed up with bosses at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) to debut Reach for...

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