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3D Mars video traces Mark Watney's path from 'The Martian'

What would it be like to see Mars firsthand if you were scrambling across it to survive? See for yourself, in 3D, even.

By October 5, 2015


Cast of 'The Martian' asks ISS astronauts about space travel

Stars of the new sci-fi film "The Martian" held a video Q&A with NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren, and things got funny when Kelly revealed his most important task on a shuttle mission.

By September 30, 2015


Silicon Valley geeks out over 'The Martian'

Techies gush over the author of the popular novel during a prescreening in San Francisco of the movie, which is coming out Friday.

By September 30, 2015


'The Martian' review: Matt Damon gets marooned on Mars

We find out whether the movie adaptation of the popular novel will please fans with its vision of a cosmic castaway.

By September 24, 2015


'The Martian' gives Matt Damon's spaceman too much space (review)

Ridley Scott's adaptation of Andy Weir's hit novel is nerdy fun but lacks the dramatic rocket fuel to really blast off.

By September 22, 2015


ISS astronauts treated to screening of 'The Martian'

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are treated to an advance showing of Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi movie "The Martian."

By September 21, 2015


7 things 'The Martian' gets right about science (pictures)

If the trailer for the new Matt Damon Mars flick looks all too real, thank NASA, which added some serious verisimilitude.

15 Images By August 25, 2015


Matt Damon says 'The Martian' is on the cusp of reality​

I​n the upcoming film "The Martian," Matt Damon plays an astronaut stranded on Mars who has to "science the s***" out of stuff to survive. CNET's Ashley Esqueda chats with him about the role, working with director Ridley Scott and why he thinks it's necessary for humans to get off this planet.

By August 21, 2015


Ridley Scott and Matt Damon on making of 'The Martian'

At an extended preview and post-screening Q&A, director Ridley Scott, lead actor Matt Damon, book author Andy Weir, astronaut Drew Feustel and NASA's Dr. Jim Green discuss the soon-to-be released film.

August 19, 2015


Matt Damon is lost in space in new trailer for 'The Martian'

The latest trailer shows his character trying to survive on Mars for four years in a habitat designed to keep him alive for a month. It's not all fun and games, but the movie has its light side.

By August 19, 2015