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Topic: Space

Ad of the Day: Axe

Firemen are hot, but astronauts are hotter, says the brand, which plans to send 22 people into space

On the list of sexy male professions, fireman is a perennial top pick. Just ask any male stripper (or the audience at Magic Mike). But according to Axe, the maker…

Stoli Goes to Space, the Final Frontier of Drinking

Mixologist whips up cocktail in zero gravity

Because everything has to happen in space now, Stoli sent someone out to the edge of the Earth's atmosphere in a modified Boeing 727 to mix something called a Stoli…

Red Bull Triumphs With Baumgartner Jump by Getting Out of the Way

Brand is omnipresent yet invisible

It always seemed quite risky for Red Bull to be sponsoring a stunt that could, if things went wrong, result in a human being exploding 24 miles above the Earth.…

Planet Fitness Sticks Up for Pluto in Open Letter to NASA

Interplanetary love from Red Tettemer

Planet Fitness is all about making you feel good about yourself, without all the hard-core B.S. of traditional gyms. That attitude is central to the brand's new ad campaign from…

Virgin's Most Frequent Flier This Year Will Win a Trip to Space

Quite a prize for carrier's new contest

As prizes go, it doesn't get much better than this. Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia are holding a contest in which the person who logs the most miles…

Neil Armstrong Saluted in Denver Science Museum's Tribute Ad

Carmichael Lynch flies flag at half mast

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science put together this nice tribute ad this week to Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, who died Saturday at age 82.…

NASA Dials Up the Drama With Trailer for Mars Mission

$2.5 billion at risk during '7 Minutes of Terror'

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory employs slick visuals and a bit of Hollywood hype in this movie-trailer-style clip that seeks to build excitement for the Aug. 5 landing of the $2.5…

Astronaut's 'Angry Birds Space' Ad Is Out of This World

A game demo from the International Space Station

Game developers have been to the edge of space, but Rovio has boldly gone where no ad has gone before—to the International Space Station. The video below, starring astronaut Don…

Optimus Prime Celebrates History of Human Exploration in NASA Ad

Voice of Peter Cullen perfectly suited to subject

Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime, narrates this two-minute NASA video, titled "We Are the Explorers," celebrating "humankind's inherent need to explore through the past, present and future," according…

EA to Float Copies of 'Mass Effect 3' Into Near Space

Also offers a female version of the main character

Beginning on Thursday, EA and Bioware will promote their video-game space odyssey Mass Effect 3 by sending copies of the game into near space via weather balloons in New York,…

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