Entertainment

AHA ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS WITH SPACETY TO LAUNCH THE WORLD’S FIRST POPULAR CARTOON CHARACTER INTO OUTER SPACE

AHA Entertainment, in cooperation with Spacety, one of the first commercial aerospace companies in China, held a successful press conference at the 2018 Tencent Global Partner Conference OPEN DAY on November 1, 2018 in Nanjing. The two companies announced a strategic partnership, whereby SEVEN, the popular character of AHA Entertainment’s franchised animation TV series Killer […]

IROC CEO BRUCE FURST SIGNS 1ST INTERGALACTIC MUSIC LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR OUTER SPACE

Megatrax is proud to enter a strategic partnership, via a licensing agreement, with Intergalactic Royalty Operations Corporation (iROC), an Austin, Texas, based provider of content and brand marketing, for use exclusively off planet earth; above the Karman Line (62 miles above sea level). Bruce Furst is the forward-thinking, Founder and CEO of iROC, formed in […]

MARS VIRTUAL REALITY SOFTWARE WINS NASA AWARD

A mixed-reality software that allows scientists and engineers to virtually walk on Mars recently received NASA’s 2018 Software of the Year Award. OnSight uses imagery from NASA’s Curiosity rover to create an immersive 3D terrain model, allowing users to wander the actual dunes and valleys explored by the robot. The goal of the software, a […]

MATTEL INC. RELEASES SNC DREAM CHASER SPACECRAFT MATCHBOX TOY

America’s next generation spaceplane will soon be available in stores. Toy maker Mattel, Inc. is releasing a Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft Matchbox® toy, which will be sold in stores starting in September. “We are thrilled that Dream Chaser will be inspiring kids everywhere and up close,” said Eren Ozmen, SNC owner, chairwoman […]

BUZZ ALDRIN AND 8i PREMIERE “BUZZ ALDRIN: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS” VR EXPERIENCE AT SXSW

Yesterday at SXSW, Buzz Aldrin and 8i with Time Inc’s LIFE VR, premiered the world’s first legacy VR project featuring the celebrated astronaut’s hologram as he takes viewers on a journey through space and reveals his plan to send humans to Mars. “Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS” is a groundbreaking educational room-scale VR experience […]

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON OF EMMY-NOMINATED SERIES STARTALK WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

National Geographic’s two-time Emmy®-nominated series StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (#StarTalkTV) will return this fall with 20 all-new episodes. This was announced at the Nat Geo Further Base Camp at SXSW where astrophysicist and StarTalk host Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) sat down with Ron Howard (@realRonHoward), executive producer and director of National Geographic’s upcoming scripted […]

THIS BUD’S FOR MARS

39 million miles away, the next generation of space exploration awaits its first pioneers. And while life on the Red Planet is still in the near – yet distant – future, Budweiser just unveiled its own ambitious commitment, to create microgravity beer for when we make it to Mars. Known for raising a cold one […]

NASA INVITES ARTISTS TO VISIT WEBB TELESCOPE

Are you an artist? If so, you have a unique opportunity to view the amazing and aesthetic scientific marvel that is the James Webb Space Telescope. Webb has a mirror that is nearly 22 feet high and (to optimize it for infrared observations) is covered in a microscopic layer of actual gold. Because of Webb’s […]

HOLOGRAMS MAY KEEP ASTRONAUTS COMPANY ON MARS

8i and Time Inc. have announced a partnership to bring holographic messages, recorded by 8i as part of a Mars mission initiative, to LIFE VR’s global audience. LIFE VR, in conjunction with Time, will distribute “Message to Mars” recordings from Buzz Aldrin and Reggie Watts created with 8i technology as immersive virtual reality experiences in […]

STARTALK RADIO WITH NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON LAUNCHES PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE

StarTalk Radio, an iTunes Best of 2014 and 2015 podcast hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson and affiliated with the Emmy-nominated National Geographic series StarTalk, has selected Zype to power its new subscription video on demand (SVOD) network. StarTalk All-Access launches first on web and Amazon Fire TV and will be followed by channels on Apple […]

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