Topic: Space

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…

October 2, 2012, 4:05 PM EDT

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…

September 4, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

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.…

August 28, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT

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…

June 25, 2012, 4:34 PM EDT

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…

March 9, 2012, 8:52 AM EST

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…

March 6, 2012, 11:40 AM EST

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,…

February 22, 2012, 12:28 PM EST

Domino's Japan Vows to Open a Branch on the Moon Expect intergalactic deliveries within 30 years or less

The Japan Moon Branch Project sounds like one of Mike Patton's never-go-anywhere musical projects. But it's actually the 30-year goal of Domino's Pizza Japan—to deliver pizza on (or from) the…

September 1, 2011, 9:06 AM EDT