Wed 26 Apr 2017, 14:53
Did you know that NASA's Cassini-Huygens is about to make its final trip around Saturn? With one last daring feat as it runs out of fuel, the journey will officially end in the middle of September when it lands, crashing into Saturn’s atmosphere.
Cassini has intrigued us with new discoveries about the ringed planet. From understanding more of what lies beneath the sub-surface to revealing the planet's potential to support living microbes, we’ve learned a lot in the unmanned spacecraft’s current 22 orbits.
The news of the final orbits have made us want to discover more about the secrets and happenings in space so we thought we'd look at some of the movies and series that are based on or inspired by the vast galaxies and universe.
Amy Adams leads an incredible cast in this superb sci-fi. When 12 spaceships inexplicably appear around the world, a linguist is asked to interpret the language that the alien occupants of the ships use to communicate.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
An all-star cast that includes Felicity Jones take you to a galaxy far, far, away in this sci-fi about bravery and sacrifice. The tide of war is shifting and the Rebels embark on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is currently available to rent on BoxOffice.
Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Star Talk is the space and scientific late night talk show you didn’t know you needed in your life. Enjoy fascinating conversations about what’s beyond earth and delve deeper into the unknown.
The Last Days on Mars
There is no escaping the horror in this frightening sci-fi starring Liev Schreiber. While exploring the surface of Mars, a group of astronauts is exposed to an evil force.