879 Writing Prompts About Space Travel

879 Writing Prompts About Space Travel

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“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . .”

Stories about space travel are fun and, at the same time, very challenging to write. This is because since no one has ever explored every nook and cranny of Earth’s outer space, everything is up to your imagination—from how the “galaxy far, far away” and its inhabitants would look to the technology they might use to reach the final frontier.

If you are looking for ideas to ignite your creativity, check out this list of writing prompts about space travel

  • James Moon is woken up from cryogenic sleep but is given an impossible mission to steer back a refugee ship from the brink of interstellar space. His commanding officer shoots him and leaves him for dead in deep space. This is his story.
  • Cooper is a ten year old kid trapped in his broken down spaceship which is slowly leaking oxygen and dying.
  • Previously unwilling to interfere with the process leading to her possible destruction, a lone scientist chooses to do something about Earth’s death.
  • Samantha doesn’t know her birthday. She doesn’t know where she was born, and she has no idea how old she is. She’s 86 currently and knows that as she nears the end of her life, she’ll remember some of her answers but she’ll never know them all.
  • All three of these different stories occur in the same galaxy at the same time. One story doesn’t affect the other, but they split in the middle and at the end of the story return back together.
  • Joel Singer is an astronaut who heads to space for a normal mission that turns out to be anything but.
  • So moved by the death of his godson by disease that he decides to save the world instead of taking the advancement tests Wednesday had been born to do. He became a movie star instead. Now, ten years with too much money and success later, the advancing world of high tech nano machines needs his help. They need him at the space station. He needs them now.
  • Dive Bar, an American astronaut on the last manned mission to the planet Neptune when an aberration in the space-time fabric occurred, transporting the ship and occupants forward in time sixty years. Dive Bar and all his crewmates are stranded on Earth with no memory of how they returned.
  • The winner of a popular television show launches to space in a hollowed out asteroid.
  • Nick and Barbara Johnson are recuperating in Hawaii after escorting a diplomat to a summit in Asia. They are bouncing ideas off each other, the latest being that if intelligent microbes do exist on earth, they must also exist throughout the universe.
  • Reed and Allison sign up to be among the first members of the Mars One team. They believe that they’ll be safe from the increasingly hostile political situation between Earth and Mars, but they can’t avoid the oncoming disaster.
  • She is searching for her sister.
  • They came in search of fresh water and possibly other resources but now they face a whole new endless universe of variables.
  • Smart, wealthy tourists are buying places on a new interstellar cruise ship. Rob and Sara Jones are thrilled to apply for extremely high paying positions as guest relations officers. A marriage counselor warns them that the expected stress of deep space travel will certainly trigger issues in their relationship.
  • Life on a spaceship is wiped out when six women reach middle age at the same time.
  • Unfortunately, this same scientist just happens to be leading a clandestine black research program using said meteor.
  • Country Singer, Sara Elizabeth, is on an anti-gravity tour aboard a starship making its maiden voyage complete with superthriller ride thrills around the universe.
  • Meanwhile, Will Estes is an optimistic, high energy, spaceship pilot that decides to join the next space mission, but a certain someone else on the crew makes it hard for him to get along with the rest of the team.
  • His goal is to push humanity from a stagnant place in their technological creation and move into the stars, only to give up once the pressure is on to live up to his promises.
  • All eyes are on Mars as the Cosmodrome enters its testing phase with the technology to support hundreds of astronauts on Mars. For some, it is the dawn of a new age, however, for others it’s something much larger.
  • Roam Hinson is a young man just out of college and he’s looking for something to do with his life. Half scared and half excited, he signs up to become an astronaut. During training he meets many strange but interesting characters. A few weeks before launch, four astronauts faint and the trip to space is canceled.
  • The wormhole technology we’ve been using so far is really just more expensive than necessary. How will cheap wormhole technology change space exploration?
  • A team at NASA discovers a way to build a space shuttle which will significantly lower the cost of space exploration and opens the possibility for more people to be able take orbiting vacations.
  • Traditional architecture on the surface of Mars has been replaced by large housing facilities woven together by the same system that produces gravity. Mars has a limited, complicated ecosystem where even humans must adhere to the long migration seasons of the native life forms and follow their patterns of development.
  • About a woman who accidentally gets cryogenically frozen, in the distant future, she wakes up in a world that has been taken over by men.
  • Colorful paints are a well known pigment to filter the sun’s rays and energy. That powder went from being a means to filter light to healing other ailments… until scientists discovered that the color of paint was a by-product of a deadly virus mistakenly engineered into the pigment.
  • Tiffany was part of the first generation chosen for the terraforming of Jupiter and she is overjoyed to get away from her parents. Unfortunately her joy is short-lived when she finds that not everyone is willing to work with her, and her family is not willing to house her when she returns.
  • Unipolar explorer on his 32nd mission discovers a planet with an atmosphere supporting plant and animal life.
  • Antibiotic drugs do not work in space, sanitation is compromised, food eventually grows mold, and crash diets become the norm.
  • As a child, Raiders had a damaged visor on a spacesuit. Since he couldn’t be an astronaut/space miner, he began to read extensively about space debris. When researchers came to Raiders to help solve the very problem he had once dreamed of solving, he failed and now faces charges of incompetence and treason.
  • Rejecting the cryogenic freezing need to transport a specialist to a future archaeological dig into deep space, a survivor of a failed deep space mission rebels against the elders.
  • To get funding for the latest space probes, a war between two races of aliens is started. Claims of imminent alien invasion drive public fear and government funding to deliver a death blow to this ancient war before it comes to Earth.
  • Skyler lives and works on Mars—a marvel of human engineering. But something is amiss. Sometimes he dreams. And more than anything he wants to travel back home to Earth.
  • In order to create a habitable climate for plants on a distant planet, a scientist has decided the only way to get the plant life to survive is to first give it an artificial atmosphere. But he needs some help so he travels to Earth to meet the only individual that can help him.
  • Nicole Crawford is a miner on the Moon for rare earth neodymium. After a decade of work, she’s finally accrued enough to retire but she’s delayed the decision again. When she’s confronted with a terrible accident, she’s faced with the decision of whether or not she’ll return.
  • The wealthy entrepreneur who hopes to launch the first tourist mission to the moon runs into dead-ends and setback after setback.
  • Eudora is an empath who constantly feels the emotions of others. Now that the world’s governments have lifted travel restrictions for citizens on Earth, she would feel ungrounded if she didn’t get away from big city life for a while. She battles the stress of a big city while on holiday on Mars.
  • Unable to travel real-space, two lovers still manage to reach each other from their respective homes on opposite ends of the globe.
  • Psychological stress tests are now given to every teenager in America just before graduating high school. The students take a personality test, one of their teachers butts her betters, and a strange young man is found frozen in the forest.
  • One day a couple wake up to an earthquake warning and make a life-altering decision. Comets have been appearing in the night sky. The frequency at which they have been appearing is increasing. Authorities warn for panic-stricken citizens to stay indoors. But a local man lets us know there is no cause for alarm…
  • Dominic is conducting a routine make-shift probe operation at a moonshot research project. The crew has been stuck there for four months due to a problem with the atmosphere combination. While conducting the experiment, something goes wrong and the crew must find a way back to Earth.
  • Annoys by how little science gets done on an overburdened research ship, a lone geologist takes her research to the only place she can.
  • William van der Bishop is obsessed with space travel. He spends much of his day taking care of his green house inside his apartment building by bringing various species of plants back from Earth that he picks randomly at the top of high-rise buildings. He’s getting older and is lonely – his family is gone and it’s been years since his last human contact. After not living outside since a car accident, William decides to go outside and one of his plants is suddenly taken away by something from above.
  • Tired of being confined to planets, human beings are slowly beginning to spread out to the stars, and this inquisitive journalist wants to get to the bottom of why most people have stopped travelling through space.
  • Pete McGuire is a tag-along husband on his wife’s first trip to outer space. He’s trying to write his first novel while teaching his own pilot training course.
  • A team of scientists discover a hidden wormhole inside the asteroid belt, a portal that can transport anyone or anything instantaneously from one end of the galaxy to the other.
  • The mutiny those of us raised on pirate movies and novels tell ourselves when the old pirate dies on the beach and his ship finds a young, vigorous captain that tells his crew the previous captain’s legend was all bluster.
  • An occasional carpool commutes has taken on the role of a police hotline. The carpool monitors criminal acts from a bird’s eye view during their commutes from home to work.
  • After discovering a strange constellation of stars, scientists determine that human descendants once lived on the other side of the galaxy. Space travel has been slowly made more efficient and an entire group is sent to determine if any of those humans are still alive.
  • CopperSmith is on a complicated mission to destroy a security system, but there is only one unforseen hurdle in his way, not everyone in his command is on the same side.
  • Planet Earth is gone and millions of us fled to Mars. Now it’s time to head to a new planet, but the humans on the generation ship Magrathea are special and they’ve agreed to call the last planet Earth.
  • Dying of a rare disease, Eddie is already on a six month trip to a nearby planet where he’ll be able to live out his final years in safety when his flight crashes. The rest of his crew die, except for another traveler who was several weeks away from getting there.
  • Out of work after a warship crash, an ex-Royal Space Force pilot has to take a job searching for an exo-planet for terraforming colonists.
  • Death was merely a rumor that spread around the stars for many years until two unfortunate space travelers find out that it’s real and that it is taking the rest of their small crew to the next life.
  • Pilot Adam Jacobs has to make a difficult choice when the meteor he flew into space is discovered not to be one…
  • Media Mogul Noel Beverly hears the news and decides to cash in on the impending catastrophe.
  • The President makes a vacation of it. First he takes his family to space, then he takes his friends, then his allies. When he goes it alone, he’s not entirely the same man he was before.
  • The crew of a spaceship hears a transmission from an unexplainable source.
  • Organic extraterrestrial life forms have discovered mathematics. They have built a tiny, laser encrusted aircraft and approached a distant planet. The car stalled in orbit above a busy city. Humans have spotted the extraterrestrial presence. Their captain attempts to fix the tiny, laser encrusted car.
  • As the only being capable of interstellar space travel through space warps, one albino dwarf searches the cosmos for love and admirers.
  • The president of the International Space Travel Corporation, the world’s leading space travel organization talks about the growth of commercial space travel.
  • The public’s interest in an outbreak of violence happening on another planet forces two women to simultaneously think deeply on terrorism, empathy, and pacifism.
  • Samantha Levin has been traveling to space since she was a child. She and her family live in an underwater colony on Jupiter’s moon Europa.
  • Terrance Jonas conspires with his partner, Margie Smythe, to commit the greatest crime the planet had ever known.
  • Michael White is on a Mars orbiter station and his shift is about to expire but there’s an issue with the red shift in the transmitter system. As he’s troubleshooting a part breaks and he’s left alone with limited oxygen and no communication.
  • Hadid, a space engineer leader of a small intergalactic colony, is hiding a deadly secret.
  • Liam Strider is a man infused with nanomachines and creating a plan to rule the universe. Only one person stands in his way—his slightly older identical reality counterpart, Mike Straider. With his plans perpetually foiled by a man who looks just like him, Liam’s got to decide just how far he’s willing to go to rule the universe, and just how far he will go to take down his twin brother.
  • I’m a popular youtube vlogger, and my channel is about burning.
  • Subjected to the rigors of a secret military training program, a novice pilot learns what it takes for a woman to fly through the uncharted black.
  • Research is conducted into a parallel universe and you are researching Earth in that universe. You’ve discovered this Earth is literally a reflection of Earth, and that one day per year, Earth reflects. Your mission is to go to that Earth directly. You’ll have to arrive at the Sol system on that day or you’ll miss those humans.
  • Planet Chain is the rundown planet no one wants to visit. Dr. Jule is studying its mysteries when he finds out new people have actually traveled to the Planet Chain. Uncovering what these people are doing there electrifies Jule, and he knows he’s responsible for discovering what the secret is.
  • Torque McGrath stops his ship in deep space to investigate a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It may offer relief for his own broken ship and supplies for his stranded crew. The crew is not completely alone either. This will be his toughest space mission ever.
  • Chris Watts is part of an upcoming climate changing meteor strike. Naturally sad about leaving the only planet he’ll ever call home, Chris is even more worried when he discovers online gambling has slowed and the stock market has begun dipping in recent months.
  • Man’s first trip to Mars runs into numerous problems, including a reality TV show secretly sent ahead of the crew they were originally supposed to join.
  • Monkeys have joined the scientists at the front for space exploration. Live Television coverage will allow the world to watch the first manned mission to Mars.
  • Masonry is a degenerate race of star-faring robots who want to destroy all other life forms they encounter. We’re the underdog, plucky space explorers who are going to try to prevent it.
  • Kara has been working toward the day that she will finally be able to see space again.
  • Georgie Rollins has returned to Earth from Mars, with odd memories and symptoms not well understood. Turned away by a number of hospitals due to lack of facilities and experiences with interplanetary illnesses, Rollins returns to his apartment to get to work on his memoirs, and to figure out what is happening to him. In the meantime, the federal government is suffering the aftermath of overwhelming public demands to stop the spending on space exploration.
  • The entire third and fourth grades at Walker Elementary are going to Space Day! On this special field trip to the planetarium, everyone will learn about space in all its glory, but when Mrs. Hader sends the students to be seated, they find they’re not in the planetarium anymore.
  • Michael Percy, A recovered amnesiac, awakes in Dr. Kervey’s xeno-biology lab with instructions to begin his interstellar journey.
  • How long would visitors keep visiting a planet if they knew the current home-planet for most of the time? How would they react to this?
  • Danny Forrester was one of the scientists responsible for creating the first interstellar probe. The probe was a success and now Danny is on the expedition to visit the probe. But when the expedition arrives on the new planet he discovers just how far humans have strayed from God.
  • Scientists have discovered a wormhole orbiting the sun at roughly the distances of the Earth, Mars, and Venus. Realizing its potential, they debate how to use it.
  • Mysterious Space Objects start appearing in deep space and nobody knows how they got there or when more will come.
  • The damage to a spacecraft en route to Mars by a meteor is severe. The crew is stuck on the ship and running out of time to return home.
  • The last stop on Earth before humans colonize another planet is in development. Eight tourists are selected to visit the resort, which offers adrenaline packed activities.
  • Our government has invested heavily in a fleet of battleships to claim the center of the universe as terraformed residential real-estate.
  • The wildly successful crowdfunding of a first manned mission to Mars results in the greatest failure in human history. Will a married team of Russian cosmonauts, two Chinese researchers and an American pilot be able to overcome past and present issues to reach Mars together?
  • Very little is known about the psychology of setting out on a permanent, mechanical journey to another planet. This is a fictional research study looking at space tourism and how it affects the psyche of those who travel and those back home.
  • In an overcrowded future society, people have to apply just to have kids! This leaves a small subset of human population who can still afford to have as many children as they want just for fun. The government fears that this trend will overload population growth even further and they send a detective to track some “child abusers” down.
  • Ultralight spaceships have become a booming industry. Everyone has one and travels around the world using first generations of narrow brained artificial intelligence controlled cyber-ghosts. Adrian wants to use his spaceship to win a major race that will match him up with super hot Russian women. He’s trying to train hard but is constantly distracted by his cyber female friend Lyudmila who loves to party.
  • Christina Mae is a soldier of the future serving on a technologically advanced spaceship that’s tasked with missions in deep space. She’s also a loving mother with a little boy, Gabriel.
  • Tiny android space probes have been sending fascinating data back from planets around distant stars for years. Lately what’s returned has been disturbing. A mathematician and N.A.S.A. engineers put their heads together to figure out why. Astronaut Audrey’s husband has gone missing in space and the dispatch of any rescue missions is delayed by threats of corporate sabotage and government politics. Routine is the mind killer. Determined to figure out why three space shuttle crews have recently gone missing on re-entry, four astronauts decide to embark on a long and spirit-crushing journey through nothingness.
  • The captain of a commercial flight to a space station has a heart attack. He’s the only pilot on board. Disaster is imminent.
  • Soap unexpectedly enters space and is lost for millennia.
  • There is a mysterious person who appears at the birth of any innovative idea in the history of spaceflight. A recent chance encounter with this person has opened a scientist’s eyes to the possibility that the anonymous figure is Planet X.
  • The following is a list of situations in the near future that could enable the possibility of space travel.
  • Brown, a regular gay man from Earth, goes for a trip to the Moon. Somewhere along the way he realizes that humanity has lost control of their destiny and cravings for power. His observation and unique rationality will make him one of the only ones who would be able to come up with a new plan to save humanity and make it a new species.
  • A man wins the lottery and decides to move his family into the International Space Station, with an attached new spaceship. They are offered to use a new top-of-the-line motor vehicle, stored there. But their life on orbit station and the spaceship gets drastically changed when they are cut off from all communications with Earth for six months while a political power struggle occurs. This story primarily revolves around psychological and existential themes.
  • Another planet is found in the middle of nowhere. A colony is set up to be hospitable to humans, that is until strange things begin to happen to those who reside there while on Earth some rather odd individuals are coming into power.
  • Tired of stalled space exploration advancements, a scientist convinces the public that a meteor is on a collision course with Earth.
  • Traveling the galaxy, like pirates of old, saves two astronauts from what appears to be certain death. Now they want to use the small spacecraft they travel in to buy their future, but some want to end that future.
  • Tina Talley, a low-level government employee with no family and no career ambitions is suddenly put into charge of the upcoming first manned mission to Mars.
  • Duncan is an old archaeologist who writes a story about a young girl who believes in magic.
  • Movie night aboard a spaceship.
  • A civilian and two military personnel are put on a simulated moon mission in the hopes of finishing building a base. However, an accident during liftoff cuts their mission short when they end up crash-landing onto a distant planet. They are forced to work together to survive on an unknown planet filled with dinosaurs. However, during their time on the planet, something fishy is going on.
  • The last time mankind landed on Mars, astronaut John Shepard suffered an emergency which left him stranded. From mysterious deaths of millions to an isolated cold abandoned settlement, we will follow Shepard at his toughest time.
  • Dante Carmichael sets out to Jupiter to join the rest of the Jupiter Amalgamation Mining Team. The JAMP is the biggest and most profitable mining organization in the solar system. Dante’s father, Tom Carmichael, was the legendary geologist responsible for discovering the asteroid field that ultimately became Jupiter. Tom never returned and Dante is determined to find out why.
  • Research proves that space travel and subsequent exposure to normal space elements causes unhealthy mutations in most mammals. With that information in hand, a rational yet extremist religious group tries to wall off rim-worlds in a last ditch effort to preserve the human race.
  • Our last forward foray into space aided by today’s cutting edge technology has yielded nothing but frustration. Today, the remaining engineers of the failed Mission Icy Retreat reflect on the achievements and setbacks of their efforts.
  • Being trapped in space is a nightmare scenario for NASA astronaut Scott Franklin. He’s about to find out that it’s actually much worse.
  • During the funding proposal of a huge mission to Mars, an office worker comes up with a crazy idea of sending people up there in briefcase-sized containers.
  • Bella is the test pilot on Earth for an experimental spacecraft. One of the prototypes malfunctions on a test flight, leaving her stranded on the station, light years from home.
  • Samantha Jordan is sent alone in a ship to another solar system and within three weeks she finds herself breaking down. Now she’s stuck there alone.
  • The Industrial Leaders Club is an exclusive membership full of vastly different people who harbor a closely guarded secret among their ranks.
  • I think it would be fun to make an entire historical fiction story set on a spaceship, spanning centuries.
  • But there is no meteor.
  • Persephone has been selected as one of a group of volunteers to go to Mars and establish a permanent colony there. Her rising popularity during training attracts the attention of the media who are covering the missions. A reporter begins to suspect that she was chosen for her angelic looks and because her funding rights relinquishment was acquired under a number of special responsibilities that aren’t really being followed. But no one can prove that she is unfit to be a mission team member.
  • Essentially a prologue to a larger science fiction novel, in this stand alone story. A stranger in a strange world struggles to save his only friend.
  • These days, the only time you hear about space is when something bad happens. Space is unstable and it comes with risks, especially since the ISS seems like a sitting duck in space.
  • Carole Henderson is in a race to make it to Alpha Centauri before Janet MacIntyre.
  • Pilot Bree makes a touchdown on a seemingly uninhabited planet to conduct experiments. She quickly realizes that the planet isn’t uninhabited and everything unravels from there.
  • The Altaran race has reached a point between war and peace. Experiencing breaches in the borders between Earthen space and their own dimension, the Altaran government convinces the public that they’re experiencing Earthen space invaders.
  • Waiting for a spaceship to rescue them from impending natural disaster, a group of stranded astronauts finds themselves in a troubling dilemma after their ship becomes unexpectedly trapped in bureaucratic red tape.
  • Perhaps on the fourth planet he colonizes, Man should have known better than to harvest it all. Now there’s nothing left to do but drink and drink.
  • Voenna and her friends built a house on top of a mountain that they were sure the most recent natural disaster would miss. It did, but when they try to get back down to no avail, they have to figure out whether they want to stay or try to make it back to camp.
  • Domitian Pryce and his wife Ferna are leaving their home planet behind forever in the hopes of creating a happy life on the furthest frontier.
  • Jared Harris works for a sinister corporation that uses extreme, unsightly methods to make Earth more mainstream.
  • At breakfast, Lester reads a newspaper headline, “Religious riots sweep India over sighting of a white speck in the sky”. He posts on facebook “Orbs In Space” as a sarcastic way of mocking Christians when he accidentally becomes a celestial celebrity.
  • At first skeptical, the government comes around. The question then becomes, with much time left to prepare, do they focus on defensive measures with little guarantees or do they try something much riskier—and smarter?—to save the last vestiges of human civilization.
  • This is now the twenty-third year of human occupation of a partially terraformed planet. Certain problems have been fixed, but the cold remains. The cold seeps into the very bones of every human who stays here for half a year or longer. Some people have found ways to deal with it, but nobody’s tried anything this drastic.
  • A rogue comet has been observed that could only be signs of a new life form. Scientists scramble to give it a scientific name.
  • The spaceship is headed to my death. The scream of metal and combustion will be my last. The steel walls would become my coffin, my skin would fry under the cauterizing heat of friction, and my last breath would be burnt away by the turbulent air, leaving nothing behind. The men and women in my cryogenic sleep chamber do not deserve to be brought back into life, only to die seconds later.
  • The president of a galactic federation is forced to separate an entire city from a space station before terrorists destroy the entire planetary system.
  • Physical effects of time dilation when traveling for long distances at relativistic speeds.
  • Tara Reynolds is ready to graduate from astronaut school and move out into space. Despite her mother’s love of Earth, Tara wants to live her life among the stars.
  • The first colony on Venus freezes, so they send supplies and colonists to Mars, newly colonized. A hidden variable in the interrelationship of the various planets causes chaos, to unfavorable results.
  • Any ideas you have to contribute toward these prompts are welcome in the comments section below.
  • The nation of planet Y is tired of Earth imperialism. The best way to secede is to fly out of Earth’s plane of orbit.
  • Dr. Olivia Parkinson has been able to breathe the air of Mars since her parents were stationed there when she was three years old. Now, at the age of 17, Olivia has placed in the top in a competition which puts her in an exploratory team bound for a new, recently discovered, planet in a distant star system. The only catch–the young winners will have to decide which of them will actually be able to physically travel to the new planet. The winning team member will be chosen based on who most accurately predicts what life on their new planet will be like. Unfortunately, the winning team member will have to stay behind on Earth while the rest of the team travels. Is it even possible to accurately predict life on a new planet when there is no way to see if you’re right?
  • Earth’s first deep space probe makes an impactful discovery surrounding Mars. In response, Earth scientist Bob Valesko begins working on plans for an expedition.
  • Behind the scenes, the United Government is doing everything they can to quash the ongoing panic to prevent a galactic stampede of immigrating beings to Earth in the hopes of reducing the overcrowding on planet Alpha Centauri.
  • The third generation of colonists are grown and born on a planet very different from the first two.
  • The private sector has decided space exploration is in its best interest, funding is flowing, and private astronauts are ready to visit unknown planets. There is, however, more than meets the eye.
  • Bryson and Benny decide to take a vacation on the moon but instead get arrested by federal officers.
  • Drilling to the centre of the Earth has finally paid off. Scientists have reached the innermost core all while drilling into a feeling of insurmountable sadness.
  • In order to escape their political and socio economic problems on Earth, human colonies establish a colony on the moon of Jupiter and unwittingly disturb a race of beings living beneath its surface.
  • After years of Earthly barriers, both social and physical, and seemingly insurmountable challenges to overcome, the first humans to leave Earth’s gravity are finally prepared to land on a new planet. But not before they must survive first…
  • The Vatican decides that everyone needs to be Catholic in the next life or the whole planet is doomed to extinction.
  • Encouraged by the United States Congress to turn SpaceX into a corporation to which private companies can buy usage rights, Elon Musk launches the refurbished gigantic ship they originally created with NASA to send people to Mars. As resident eccentric billionaire, he decides that he personally needs to one up Apollo 11 and become the first man on Mars, pushing NASA’s mission to the moon out of the news.
  • State of the art technology, a top staff of scientists, a budget the size of a small country, the highest reviewed concept for Earth’s first interstellar spacecraft. This should be the start of humankind’s survival, but it’s a foolish attempt for which many will call the mission a failure.
  • Randall Ross is an engineer on the biggest spaceship ever built, the 6th stage of its journey to another planet.
  • Miles Above hopes to be the first private company to send a manned mission into orbit. They have the funding, they have the public, but now they just need to get their rocket launched.
  • Captain Terry Brown is the pilot of a spacecraft for a mining company. After finding the largest diamond ever discovered, a rival mining company attempts to hijack their ship.
  • Samantha Lee was born on a spaceship, her father was a renowned scientist and part of his job was to pioneer space travel for the U.S. Her father is getting older now and Samantha is hundreds of miles away from him. Her father works to get his only daughter to the moon by offering a reward for safe transportation,
  • Ms. Snow lives on a remote backwater planet searching for intelligent life beyond the fringes of known space. When she hears of a discovery within her own galaxy, she embarks on a solitary adventure to check it out.
  • A near miss meteors the Earth. More than half of Earth is destroyed by the meteor, but the impact pushes deadly near-light-speed rocks all throughout our solar system. Can mankind come together to save themselves?
  • Jet City is the new mecca for tourists, but most still go to Disneyworld. The space centre is a tourist trap for rich parents with kids who still want the magic they enjoyed as kids on a Disney mission. It promises to be different than anything they’ve seen before, traveling to a planet at the edge of the galaxy. It’s futuristic and magical at the same time. It’s all entertainment.
  • In a near distant future, Earth is dying. Humanity has risked everything on a final societal starship mission to find a new place to call home. We thought Alpha Centauri would be that place… but we were wrong.
  • The Earth is flat, and as humans begin to travel to the edges of the flat planet, people stubbornly refuse to prove their theory wrong.
  • Psychologist David Brown believes that society has evolved to the point where, using virtual reality and drug therapies, they can safely induce parents to watch their own children die in the holocaust of an irreversible, impending eruption of Earth’s mantle.
  • Sociologist Jane Callahan studies different kinds of groups in modern society, one of the groups is a group of affluent privately owned corporations that have together united to become majorly involved in commercial space travel.
  • The long awaited reveal of the mythical lost city of Atlantis is about to begin. A team of scientists is sent in to try to reconnect with them, but who should they choose to bring back with them?
  • That meteor is not from planet Earth.
  • Seventeen years way out in interstellar space, with no hope in sight, the ship’s cargo is beginning to die out. Captain David Hemberger and his crew must divert from their mission and return a group of teenage kids to Earth or a new colony.
  • Aquatica is a habitat built on the bottom of the Pacific ocean. It is meant to house the inhabitants of the pacific island nations which may eventually find themselves completely submerged as the oceans rise.
  • Hybrid child with telekinetic abilities and predisposition to lack of focus meets cynical space investigator. While becoming friends, they become part of a team who must put their anger aside in order to prevent a terrorist attack from disrupting an upcoming peace summit between two neighboring planets.
  • Felix Van Hightower was a planetary pilot trainee before a freak accident forced him to lose his legs in service of his country. This third-person narrative explores war-induced trauma in a reality filled with realistic possibilities, fear, and courage.
  • This is in reference to the concept of science and religion potentially intersecting, eventually.
  • A wormhole comes down over Manhattan and exposes a hidden conspiracy.
  • Karl Otto Weiser is an auctioneer to the stars. Day in and day out he tours the galaxy selling goods to anyone that wants to buy them. This day, he has a special cargo, which he hopes will be high in demand, but he’s not sure how to pitch it.
  • Space is private property and the rights to mine the extreme mineral rich planet Gamma IX-A are up to grabs.
  • A boy and his robot, while looking for a planet to colonize, land on Earth. They then help other humans make it safe for colonization.
  • Each chapter tells the story of a separate ancestor’s involvement in the historical launch of an Earth spaceship to Proxima Centauri.
  • A group of four friends build their own spaceship and boldly go against government space exploration rules and take a trip without any official, government government permission.
  • A new planet has been discovered far away from Earth. Humanity quickly takes the necessary steps to reach this planet and make it a new home.
  • Ghosts and horrifying monsters roam the halls of an abandoned space station as a gangster’s old debt comes due.
  • Jeavons is the onboard AI programmed to keep the astronauts who work at a moon-based station safe, safe in all situations. One day, a meteor the size of Texas is approaching. Jeavons knows the four astronauts and Station personnel will not survive the collision, but he also knows it’s not his job to tell them that whole truth.
  • Some not-so-fictional explorers are accidentally imbued with illusion-like superpowers allowing them to create anything or anyone in their minds for a short time. This is a terrible problem for first contact missions.
  • First man travels to space and back. He owns a souvenir from the moon.
  • Tara is the one of the youngest space pilots in the world. As the first female command of a multinational space team she must fly the first dual astronaut mission to Titan. But the once popular icon is now left to wonder if the choice she made is the right one.
  • A holocaust survivor living on a space station after the Third World War finds sanctuary for a refugee on his station.
  • A man has decided to fight for survival and make room for his own species by any means necessary.
  • Wilma is finishing a routine mission when suddenly her spacecraft and all its crew get hit by a strange energy beam. The ship’s systems are damaged, life support is failing, and the explorers are running out of food.
  • A volunteer to become a human guinea pig to test new, futuristic space station elements.
  • When we first went into space with manned spacecraft, it was a bonanza for the fabricator business. With every unveiling, an even better machine was built and fabricated. But what of it now? A record breaking building has just been revealed and all fabricators want in. Dan Starnes is the legendary fabricator who designed Skystart Tower and he desperately needs to hire someone to fill the architect opening so he can repeat the success of Skystart Tower. But what will happen when it’s in the hands of someone else? Any similarity to real life events or people is coincidental.
  • The spaceship has finally made it to its destination. Now we must search for any signs of life.
  • A high school teacher wakes one morning from a nightmare, afraid the forecasted end of the world is suddenly on top of her.
  • When the president of the largest corporation on Earth wakes up with something stuck in her head, she decides to investigate exactly what is being done to her company and why.
  • Shef likes flying.
  • However he discovered that there was no.
  • Thrust into the future and faced with a tough decision between two men, Kit just wants things to go back to the way they were.
  • Fifty generations from now a terrible genetic syndrome is wiped out. About a century down the road, most of the poor are killed from a nuclear bomb manufactured from leftover nuclear waste from the 20th century.
  • The Lacedaemonians, a race of humans from a distant planet, grow concerned that their greatest citizens will soon die off with no succession. To battle this problem, a group of them travels to Earth in search of a solution.
  • Some say underneath the corn fields, in the late hours of the night, strange things occur. Every weekend at Dunkies’ Bar, you can hear stories of the giant’s spaceship, the government’s secret spaceships and the beings that lurk somewhere out in the fields. Only…there’s no one to believe them.
  • He’ll have five minutes to prove his worth to save himself, the woman he loves, and her life work.
  • Towns people rally together in a desperate ploy to alter the asteroid’s course, but things soon go horribly awry in this risky situation
  • Peter Watson is a botanist who specializes in rare plant species that are extinct on Earth. Peter lives on the spaceship Kalinda and she’s been working for years to reproduce a rare flower that might help humans colonize the planet Belissara. Unfortunately, she’s got a stowaway on her ship and now she’s beginning to wonder what happened to the other members who were on the ship.
  • Child born in outer space is born with a mysterious gift, one part magic and one part super science.
  • A week into a deep space mission, a man on a crippled space craft awakens. With no way to return to Earth, and distress signals blocked, he realizes that he must work with his crew to survive.
  • The leader of a revolutionary new galactic republic is a vampire whose stockpiles of frozen human blood are running low. Her search for a new and viable food source is cut short when she is faced with mutiny and a war that threatens her power as ruler.
  • The first ever manned Mars mission returns to an Earth that has been devastated by a super powerful storm.
  • The grand tour is a term given to super durable spaceships sent from Earth to explore distant solar systems using the fastest possible type of propulsion. The grand tour is done in one direction. The ship goes very fast and then it turns around and heads back to Earth. All this big speed means that the ship will spend more than 5000 years traveling to other solar systems.
  • When the International Space Station is visited by a very unusual guest, it is up to the crew to figure out what makes it tick.
  • The community on the space colony leaves Earth for its own reasons. Twenty years later, the colony is the perfect society, but much hinges on one vote. Robert Dobey is the deciding vote.
  • The U.S. is now the only country left to launch space exploration missions, ever since the giant communist superpower collapsed. But a strange mood is settling around the world as if nobody wants to travel any longer.
  • Turn of the Century, an aeronautical engineer discovers a gargantuan meteor made of solid gold and space rock. He goes about the disposal of it with the help of the renowned English physicist, Sir Isaac Newton.
  • Thousands of people in space company space planet Epsilon live on Earth-shaped pods and live their daily lives and jobs back on Earth through virtual reality goggles.
  • One hundred years earlier than the time this story is set there is an Earth-bound war raging for control of limited resources. While resources dwindle, governments build bigger weapons. The first spaceship is launched as an ultimatum to the enemy camp. The ship, named Gr9, contains twenty pilots and a vow that human lives are worth more than weapons and resources.
  • Lisa Brice isn’t having the best luck with her career. Getting laid off from yet another job and kicked out of her apartment, she wonders if she even might have made a mistake in her choice of career. All of that changes when she forgets about packing a bag prior to bundling her daughter up and boarding the first shuttle headed for Mars.
  • A once-populated moon of Jupiter is the next possible foothold in space exploration as humanity moves to the next step.
  • Mary, twelve, and her family volunteered to leave earth when it became increasingly hard to manage. They were among the first to call Sleeper Station Alpha their new home. They were also, however, the first to encounter what it was like to live on another planet altogether.
  • Bird has been looking forward to the whole of her planet’s population relocating to another habitat for a while. She can’t wait. But as the years drag on, her optimism starts to fade.
  • Travelling somewhere at the speed of light, an astronaut realizes that time is moving less and less rapidly around him.
  • The country of Minsk, Belarus, is commencing an unprecedented mission and will break ground for the construction of a lunar space station by next year. It’d be the first large space station, marking an important landmark in the utilization of space. Wayne Byers, a communications engineer, is part of the design and development team for the space station.
  • Apollo Stephenson has the unique talent to see the future, but the blind can’t see much of anything in space, so the most he can do is describe to a more “sighted” companion how space looks. The companion pilots down the descriptions of the future and enters the details in a log.
  • The Space Warriors are sent to a foreign planet to track the deaths of a dozen space tourists overnight. Strangely the bodies of all 12 were cremated quickly and nobody knows the reason.
  • The Director of Space History, an even more popular destination than the Museum of Space in Washington, D.C., but vastly different, finds himself getting into trouble when a new piece of moon rock found in his museum is stolen.
  • The Queen of Space is known to have almost magical control over her subjects. Which is good, because her King wants to pillage planets for the space teenagers. Have humans found a new way to conquer and explore space?
  • He wakes up in a dream taking place in the distant future where humanity is trying to figure out what the first human beings on another planet looked like.
  • On a routine flight to Alpha Centauri astronomers in hibernation wake up to discover that their ship is inexplicably off course.
  • The people of earth send four people, with all of their worldly possessions, to a foreign planet that was discovered to have a living atmosphere.
  • Eleven-year-old Luke and his world weary older brother, Robbie, live in the shadow of Cape Canaveral where their father works in rocket fuel research. They are living at this cape because their mother had to go into help-the-elderly care. They are drifting apart. Every extraordinary day in their life together is different, and mysterious.
  • Billionaire Aaron Grimm feels that he’s been robbed. After putting up all the capital to build a rocket ship to Alpha Centauri, mankind took the inventions, free of charge, and never bothered to thank him. So, thirty years since he allowed mankind to use his inventions for free, he decides that it’s time to take back his property.
  • A beautiful woman is the sole survivor of a mission to colonize a distant star.
  • General Lisa Carter heads a space exploration and experimentation mega-union. She’s tasked with leading a team to a newly discovered planet that may harbor extraterrestrial life. When her shuttle is attacked on route, she and her estranged team are marooned on an empty planet. They’ll have to work together if they want to have any hope of getting off the planet, but their pasts may have already doomed them.
  • A girl who has been homeschooled her whole life ventures her first journey to space to find her father.
  • Matthew Daniels is a low-level telekinetics by day and a poker player by night but he’s about to lose it all in a game. Michael Hackett is just a straight surviving, one working man in space finding his way and paying his bills each month. This is their story of space on the other side of the world, the one facing away from Earth.
  • The new planet, Zeon is discovered to be inhabitable, and a mission is to be sent from Earth. However, there are those who would make use of Zeon’s resources for nefarious purposes. All it would take, however, is for one person to change the course of history forever.
  • How does a man return to a people that have died? Galactic war has destroyed all life on the planet. Shipwrecked astronaut seeks refuge in an uncharted solar system.
  • An old lady feels a keen sense of grief and loneliness after her husband dies of a disease. She misses him as much as she can. One day she uses her life savings to buy a one way flight to space in search of eternal bliss and oblivion.
  • Present day. Astronauts are in the final hours of a multi-year mission but the shuttle has lost contact with mission control. The crew will try to reach Jupiter and help fix the transmitters to send one final message.
  • New advances in space exploration technology allows humans to terraform different worlds through the use of controlled volcanic activity, and now subject that planet to human control. As the Italian mafia makes a hoax newspaper article claiming that they are going to terraform Mars, a female reporter uncovers their plan to deliver a deadly virus onto the planet to steal mining operations.
  • Crime and punishment are common themes for modern literature, but what happens when a convicted killer is given the opportunity for a second chance?
  • Thrill seekers want an even bigger and more extreme way to feel the thrills of outer space. They want to be pushed to their limits…
  • The first human installation in outer space is a top of the line media facility. Entertainment networks compete to see which stations can produce the most newsworthy events.
  • Teens decide to travel to the moon with a homemade spaceship.
  • Much of civilization has been destroyed by the killer virus. Major cities were decimated and some nations now refuse to recognize sovereignty after the ruins of Washington D.C. was hit.
  • Happy in space, until we bring Earth up here and start looking for life forms out here.
  • Called “the lost generation”, a group of people that left Earth for the stars began their sojourn 50 years ago. Nobody ever heard from them again. The story is told through interviews done by historians trying to piece together what happened to the generation.
  • The year is 2060. After forty years of grueling exploration the Solar system has been exhausted for valuable natural resources and decimated for others. The people of Terra have decided that they would have to venture too far into the universe in hopes of finding what could only be precious metals and minerals that could sustain their dying civilization. The mission is simply known as ‘The Diaspora’.
  • “…the available wiggle room in Earth orbit could house, by the end of the next century, a population equivalent to that of the planet in the early 1900s. That fact should make the advocates of large and rapidly growing populations uncomfortable. Earth may be the way it is now, but it won’t remain that way, not if people continue to want a better life.” – Professor of Environmental Studies Norman V. Loeb
  • Still to this day Oliver Wendell Jones is the only man to successfully visit Jupiter. Unfortunately, shortly after the launch of his mission, there was some controversy which put him in a very difficult position.
  • Earth achieves impossible interstellar space travel and life on Earth goes on, but now we have a new problem to worry about….
  • Sandra Shaw is an air traffic controller and is responsible for all flights in and around Space Port International. She is given the job of tracking down a spy that may be among the pilots in the piloted spacecraft.
  • Higher standards mean fewer astronauts are accepted into the space program, and only a few remain who have gracefully aged beyond the decades-long training regiment. One of them is Patricia Matherson.
  • Mythical beings with amoral behavior are locked away in each country of Earth. The creatures are so powerful that apprehending them required their immortality to be removed, leaving them as monsters with human emotions and miraculous powers. Even locked away, the beasts are always trying to break free and kill everything. No one is permitted to write about any of them.
  • Spanish settlers of the orchards of California, teetering on the edge of complete control by the California military, receive terrible news.
  • Jane was more than just one of the volunteer test pilots on the Starliner, she was the first to take the Starliner into orbit. In a way, she was the Starliner. Jane would be the first human to visit a new planet.
  • The richest man in the world is trying to build and launch a spaceship to Mars, because he’s bored of his money and wants to take his daughter. A young photographer wanting the same access to the event works his way on to the project, mentored by a skeptical PR guy.
  • Max Parken is an illegal interstellar delivery man who is hired to deliver a package to a scientist studying a new bird species in a world with breathable air and abundant plant-life.
  • Time travel through space is now a feasible possibility. However, most scientists working in the field have never had much faith in the idea and those who believe are ridiculed by colleagues.
  • A crippled spaceship hurtles away from Earth on its final mission. With over twenty years remaining before impact, what’s the point of attempting repairs? With most of his companions already dead, Captain Sean Thomas maneuvers his ship to rendezvous with a nearby rival vessel and surrenders for boarding.
  • Fire and ice are both competitors for a new water processing plant’s business.
  • We are the first space explorers of an unexplored planet. Despite warnings of resources depletion and no native life present, tourism thrives and the scientific community is in disarray. Naomi Quill, a geology student, is investigating a series of tremors that riddle her planet’s surface in the aftermath of the banishment of a corporation mining comet.
  • Earth surrenders to space terrorists in order to save the world.
  • It’s normal to have an abnormal fear of flying.  Imagine taking a space flight to a distant galaxy and being afraid to go into outer space.
  • In a world where a pizza bomb can get lowered on a string to a starving family’s home as a free promotional offering, you know that the space tourism institute would be falling over itself to take that pie out to the sky. You know it!
  • II Another meteor collides with Earth, and no countries agree on what to do, so an independent multinational private organization takes action in the hopes of surviving on this new rocky planet.
  • Sirius is a mega city on an off planet colony. It’s an every man for himself life there. Then something happens that rocks their community and forces them to band together instead of against each other.
  • William Lundy is a free-fall businessman. His adventurous spirit and knack for acrobatic creativity have earned him the respect of some of the best free-fall dancers in the world. Viola Myles is an up-and-coming teacher who plans to be first known as a talented artist, then as a stunning dancer. Sunna Jansen is a free-fall businessman whose work has gotten him stories of greatness and made him enemies. When mutual long time supporter, Malik Bruno is mysteriously attacked, William, Viola and Sunna’s shared lives become entwined. Events spiral unexpectedly out of their control.
  • You find a small black hole while using a telescope. You decide to investigate. A closer look reveals that it’s an artificial black hole for some unknown purpose…
  • Will Watler is an astronaut attempting to dock with an orbiting space station.
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  • Losing a loved one tends to alter people’s perspectives on life. Coincidentally, through a series of coincidences, a disaster that puts several planets in jeopardy creates a new sense of purpose out of the tragedy.
  • The funeral of a man near the age of a thousand has become a world wide spectacle. Keop Tran Ho, born in Laos over a century ago, witnessed many of the world’s events during his life. At the age of 960 his body has deteriorated, but he still possesses his mind and memory.
  • Bored with regular summer camp, Liz Hamilton sneaks off to a satellite camp in space.
  • Using the cover of a solar eclipse to hide their liftoff, the crew of the starship NEV uses a patented decoy to jettison their engines and supplies so that they can begin their immortal mission into deep space.
  • Engineers send a probe out into space that is expected to create new planets for them, but instead it appears that it could destroy them.
  • The final battle has come with terrestrial life forms converting their galaxy into a parking lot.
  • Another scientist is against the outer space program and seeks a way to end it.
  • Crash strike! A meteor impacts a large city, instantly killing half the population and leaving the rest to construct a means of survival.
  • He’s been walking on the moon for two minutes when the cold starts to catch up with him. A meteor survived the crash, 60% of his crew is dead, and Victor Crowly’s reentry vehicle is damaged.
  • Burned out pilot Laura Jenkins is given an impossible rescue mission to recover the crew of a cargo shuttle from a doomed space station to prove her naysayers wrong.
  • A woman who lost her husband and daughter in a horrific space exploration accident wants nothing more to do with space travel.
  • Novice pilot Andy Cuthberson’s planned 198 day piloting gig is cut short when he must discover how to rapidly prepare and embark on voyaging 8 light years to warn Earth before they suffer the same asteroid collision.
  • The second in command to Peter Crest, the creator of the infamous space vessel “Rift”, Barbara inherits the project when Peter is killed in a suspicious airplane crash. A rift opens in her mind instead of in space and Barbara is forced into an exile that will last a lifetime.
  • Anderson Taggart is a scientist who is less concerned with improving space travel than he is discovering the truth behind the disappearing animals and disappearing scientists around the lab. Space travel, especially intergalactic travel has closed off many avenues that may have already been discovered.
  • Tired of stalled space exploration advancements, a scientist convinces the public that a meteor is on a collision course with the Sun.
  • Rupert Winters has just solved the problem of creating a faster than light drive but it’s a secret and he has to continue to act as if he can’t create one.
  • A lone astronaut freezes to death aboard the International Space Station after mission control loses contact.
  • Blaze is a hot-headed pilot leaving for Mars with three other crewmates. The crew knows that Mars will be the gateway to the stars.
  • The US has teamed up with Europe to build a large deep space industrial starship called the Heimdall. The Heimdall travels across the northern hemisphere and will be building up materials for the outpost to build up ammonia and algae tanks which will be needed for the planned colony to the Epsilon Eridani star system. You are participating on the crew on Heimdall and all of a sudden all communication with Earth from the starship goes down.
  • This rogue planet was on a collision course with an asteroid until god intervened. He tempered his scheme by turning the planet into a barren wasteland that only has one inhabitable continent on its surface. The people now live by His rules, but questions are arising…
  • One spoiled girl sits in her empty room drifting in space.
  • If Jeff was alone in his capsule he could have survived, there was enough oxygen, food and clean water for months above the Earth. Jeff was not alone.
  • Fortunately—or unfortunately—the meteor is real and the chaos that ensues becomes the catalyst for a new forward movement in space exploration.
  • A futuristic sci-fi mining colony on an asteroid is all done with its resources and can’t be further exploited. The miners begrudgingly return to a forgotten at-home Earth, only to find life completely unrecognizable.
  • We all know how Facebook can be the downfall of relationships, but what happens when it starts to ruin an entire social structure?
  • “There are some things in this world older and more menacing than you or I. They are out of sight, yet they are close. You cannot see them but they see you.”
  • Spell broken as they waited and waited and waited and waited. The Xara Web Space Station took a direct hit, sparking destruction across the system. Now, the Traveller’s Ship must gather the remnants of humanity and search for a new home.
  • Fighting for access to the thriving space tourism industry, a millionaire secrets a bullet and a kidnapping for gain. When one of the meteors in the belt is discovered to be an actual floating space station, the richest man in the world must search among the other patrons to find the diamond owner. The greedy millionaire must free the man from the syndicate who controls the floating space station.
  • As The President of Earth announces a new asteroid mining corporation, private corporations find themselves in a bit of panic.
  • Getting the funding they’ve long been promised by the government to build their first launch vehicle, a young engineer and her team are stunned to receive a visit from the Space Patrol.
  • The president and his cabinet recruit privately-sponsored astronauts to travel on board the space ships on a one-way trip to colonize a distant moon.
  • Ashley Collins and Zach Hunter are just two casual space tourists when a freak solar flare drives their ship off course into the infinite universe. Now they are adrift through infinity with no chance of returning.
  • Perturbed about the lack of answers he receives from showing an artistic nature video, an astronaut and his team forge a message from an undiscovered life form.
  • Once they buy in, panic breaks out and they are prepared to give everything for a chance at life and a better future on Mars.
  • The first test subject is anti-social, reclusive and unwilling. Every night in his dreams he travels to a beautifully bizarre place and spends time with an old man who travels with him throughout the stars. Everything he sees in his dreams come to life while his eyes are closed. Is he finally meeting his father, who pushed him away during his adolescence? Or is it possibly something far more scary and evil…?
  • Found frozen at the bottom of the Antarctic ocean is a near perfect life-size replica of an extra-terrestrial. A scientist risking his career and subsequent ridicule takes on the task of making this historical find a public display speculating that it’s an actual life-form sent by some extraterrestrial civilization.
  • Shauna Lawrence has dreamt her entire life of visiting space, but now that she’s there, she isn’t sure she’s going to enjoy it.
  • A young girl must choose between her life on earth, and her new found love on Mars, all while a visitor from Jupiter shows interest as well. When she invites him to come visit her, she discovers that he might not be who or what he claims to be.
  • Nick Ellis works as a food server at LaGuardia Airport. He came to New York on his motorcycle after seeing his ex-girlfriend off at LaGuardia Airport. There isn’t much time left before he has to be on shift, so he is distracted while talking with his ex. While walking back to work, he notices that the entire airport is not as busy as it should be on Valentine’s Day. He thought he overheard a woman on the subway grumbling about possible North Korea invading London. Shortly after he hears this he notices that the people around him have very few possessions. This is when Nick realizes that something is terribly wrong.
  • Life on Earth has fallen. People live in cities below ground where radiation is non-existent and food is in limitless supply.
  • Willful vs. peaceful space exploration
  • As a teenager growing up on an insignificant planet, you are dreaming of being selected by the Program for Citizen Pilots. Will you make it?
  • Tourists have been going to outer space for adventure and some excitement. Spaceballs is a parody of Star Wars. A space crew is sucked up inside a spaceship hurtling them into space.
  • The Peace Corps has become a thing of the past and teenagers lucky enough to live on Earth apply for a special trip to space to help colonize Mars.
  • Randy Goose is an astronaut living on the space station Peggy II. He’s struck with a bizarre ailment which makes him fall asleep everywhere. He’s sent back to Earth for cure and encounters something crazy.
  • The public disagree about what should be done to face the impending doom.
  • Our Earth has been destroyed. A small group of humans survives in stasis however their ship is slowing down and will only remain viable long enough to arrive at the first possible habitable planet.
  • Costs of space exploration have increased exponentially and the battle to fund it is intense.
  • Sarah does what she doesn’t want to do. She does what she felt she had to do. Now she is in space, overloaded with facts, reasons and self-doubt. She must think. She must decide. And she must conquer her fear.
  • But what if it is? A mysterious group wants to save the planet, but if they aren’t as altruistic as they claim, the results could be disastrous.
  • The first human born in space is launched alone to the far reaches of the galaxy after his home planet is rendered uninhabitable by a nuclear war. Now he’s returned a thousand years later to visit Earth, a planet he has great difficulty fitting in to.
  • Key members of an interdimensional space mining company must choose between corporate loyalty and personal survival.
  • Eager to start connecting their homeworld to the colonized planets and moons around them, the planet Galko establishes a colony on the ocean planet, Areola. The only form of life that has evolved on the planet are gigantic, violent water creatures.
  • Snow is becoming an issue for the entire planet. In response, the government implements what they call the Penguin Solution.
  • A black hole strikes the earth, but it also splits the meteor in two. Just as the half is about to strike the earth-
  • Puritan life lasts for ten generations due to their small gene pool and onlies being allowed to mate with their siblings. The eleventh generation is the outcome of relaxing their standards, which results in a new species.
  • Solving real space problems.
  • Josh Winters was the first man in a thousand years to walk on Earth, and he was the last.
  • The Earth’s sun is dying and the planet is freezing, Earth’s last remaining space colony breaks away to find a new future. Who will make the greatest sacrifice? Opinions collide over who is the most qualified to drive the exploratory ship, and who will make it off the dying Earth first.
  • Anderson has been hired by a firm in the early stages of space tourism as “the director of guest relations”. His job is to keep the celebrities happy, but what he doesn’t know is that the company has a number of interests in the celebrity deaths.
  • Cats have long been a staple aboard spaceship freighter crews. There are many reasons to keep cats, especially aboard long missions to space stations and distant planets, but just how would cats keep us humans safe?
  • Bizarre things begin to happen on several communication satellites in Earth’s orbit. It is up to an up and coming team of military satellites specialists to decode the messages.
  • Pilot’s Bill Grady and Diana Muldou are the two top bomb defusers in the spacelanes. Their negotiations efforts have not been successful and they are the military’s last resort.
  • Thousands of years after space travel, Tyronda, a mining facility, has discovered what the scientist on the spaceship A.S. Aurora thought they’d found when they created the Zarodian’s—a previously unknown mineral deep inside Uranus.
  • Baby Boomers was an ambitious project with the goal of sending humans to live on Mars. A generation later, three siblings gather to discuss what their now-adult parents did and whether or not they should stop and reconsider the possible consequences or press forward with an already-dedicated endeavor.
  • Midnight is the time of day that Venus becomes almost unrecognizable compared to daytime. What if we had colonies on the surface of Venus, but all of the living space were deep underground, beneath a basically overcast surface? Only one person has ever traveled outside the domes in the last seven years and it was an attempted rescue mission with a high rate of failure. A scientific expedition pairing an intelligent animal as a companion is the next step.
  • In the near future, space tourism takes off. The rich can hover over exotic West African jungles and Hawaiian beaches. Currently in the pipeline are space cruises to Neptune, theoretical star-ship tourism when the laws of physics change, and even travel into alternate dimensions. When time-travellers from 1960 begin taking over the bodies of tourists and everyone living in the 24th century, it’s up to police officer Momo-Rae to solve the mystery.
  • The satellite targeting system on a space shuttle goes awry and is headed to crash on an inhabited planet.
  • The people of Earth are under attack from an outer space parasite. Nobody knows where it came from and nobody knows how to get rid of it. Earth’s military has been called in to stop the mop-up operation. This story is focused mostly on military perspective.
  • Some fans of a reality show about a group of astronauts in training for a Mars mission are flying with them on their way to Mars. The show has been continuously off the air for the past 2 seasons.
  • You are hired by a private security company to protect a giant spaceport from a politically motivated extremist group.
  • How far would you be willing to go to get out of your perfect life and step into a new one where you know no one?
  • Commercial space mining operations have been launched. The first trip to an identified mine is scheduled, with five hundred spectators on board planning to take a short tour of the operation before going back to Earth.
  • Talking about issues related to international law.
  • A space scavenger accidentally discovers the lost outpost from the Sundered Civilizations, an ancient race that disappeared many thousands of years ago.
  • Kevin Gardner is a contractor who has been part of a secret mission to a distant planet to remove toxic algae that is poisoning their planet’s water supply. Bent on creating a better life for himself and wife, he is finally ready to reveal a cache of stolen technology to the government that will finally give us the breakthrough we need to move into deep space.
  • Through genetic engineering, one researcher attempts to create a living organism outside of Earth.
  • However nobody can prove it isn’t. Despite the global chaos that ensues, the crash never comes.
  • Roy has been locked away on a ship traveling to a new planet that is hostile to any life forms. Will he and his crew be able to escape with their lives?
  • The solar system plays host to a variety or evil supervillains battling it out for dominance and Darwin has just finished thwarting this latest threat to the Earth. But mankind draws straws and sends him on a mission to do it again.
  • There’s a new company in town- Relativity Transit Airlines. Inventive in getting the public to enter a new future of star traveling, the company hires three pilots with expertise in things other than conventional flying.
  • Alice Wong, a nanochemist, is isolated in space and battling a very unknown enemy.
  • The famous Pluto conquest expedition is updated with new interviews from the mission astronauts 10 years after their trip.
  • Either a ground team or a spaceship controlled from Earth tracks a newly discovered comet disintegrating in the atmosphere.
  • Their idea is to send 3 convicts onto an interstellar meteor as its caretaker crew.
  • Many of the rockets from earth have been launched over time for long term hibernation deep in the ice caps of Mars. Cryogenic rockets are meant to carry one crew member who can’t return to earth because of all the red tape and high costs of returning into space. Space exploration is trending downward as civilization attempts to merge itself into “ecoism.” And, deep within the ice of Mars, one pilot sleeps. She sleeps alone in the capsule atop a rocket that was meant to carry only one, but lays dormant in the ice.
  • Inspired by a chance sighting of one of Jupiter’s moons, a reporter tries to uncover the story behind why a NASA team left the moon and didn’t come back. An old man from the town where the remainder of the NASA team lives is her only lead.
  • Penelope Wilcox lives on a space station where her mother was born. Her mother died during a meteor shower that struck the space station once every seventeen years. Penelope and her family spend each meteor shower celebrating her mother’
  • Discover who the 4-star generals really are and what they do.
  • Supposedly the first space probe to visit the star Vega has been malfunctioning for quite directly since it’s launch. Now the scientists responsible for launching the probe have learned that some of the data captured by the probe may indicate life is communication-capable and already knows about us.
  • You are a space tourist on the Moon and suddenly realize that you are trapped there, with no way to communicate with Earth and almost no hope of survival. You must keep yourself alive for at least one year, until rescue missions return you to Earth.
  • We’ve discovered a way to shrink the average human in size temporarily while traveling through space.
  • However, unknown to the general public, this claim is made untrue by a global government of corrupt leaders.
  • Failed Astronaut Brent Daniels is offered a second chance at space travel testing a small one-man spacecraft described as, “a cross between an airplane and a space shuttle”.
  • Rita is the captain of a commercial, high-tech spaceship designed with frequent stops in space stations and farms on Mars and Saturn. Her honeymoon is Earth orbit.
  • Group of criminals broke the law on Earth, they were looking for a place to hide and found  a new world in space, which has not been discovered by anyone.
  • A group of scientists create a time machine in an abandoned terror shelter and they test it on various objects from the lab.
  • He’s been involved with space for as long as he could remember, sending rockets out of the atmosphere and watching them soar toward the moon and beyond. Nothing ever compares, however, to the day the red planet appeared in the sky, an unknown object glaring from across the universe. Now, the President has called the meeting of a lifetime, and the excitement in the air could beat that of the rockets.
  • Speeding up the aging process is just another perk of living in space , ten times the gravity of Earth creates the aging process ten times faster. When you live on Earth for a few years you gain a handful of years, but in space it is quite the opposite. Living in space slows the aging process so after a few months in space one has decayed in age.
  • Sarah Layton has a top-secret job title, a secret clearance that allows her to participate in clandestine space exploration missions.
  • In a time when overcrowded space has made exploration difficult, time traveling pillows are discovered and provide a great opportunity.
  • An astronaut is forced to make a daring jump back to Earth from the ISS when a fire starts and knocks out power.
  • A group of grad students receive the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hunt for meteor samples on a distant world.
  • Peters was the copilot of a rapid transport system through alternate dimensions. He is given the remarkable honor of discovering the dimension where humans first evolved into intelligent beings.
  • Kieran Kelly is a military pilot who just wants to be an astronaut. Working with a man who died in a plane crash she was in years ago, he hears rumors that his old mentor might not be fully gone after all.
  • Sin is the first human born in space.
  • Amy Tague moves to Mars from Earth so that she can safely have her baby without the fear of dying from possible radiation exposure due to the Mars atmosphere being 78% carbon dioxide.
  • New Robots are developed to make Astronaut’s lives easier. Most of them go well, a couple of them have unexpected consequences.
  • The ten-year anniversary of the first Mars landing brings reflection to a generation of green, mustached men that first set foot on the atmosphere-less planet. Ava Crane is one of the nearly 20,000 women that have volunteered to find life on a newly discovered planet.
  • A deep space explorer crewed by robots discovers a frozen little girl.
  • Scandal! Secretary of Science Jameson Davis must hold firm against promoting his longtime friend Dr. Mason Parsons as the next space shuttle commander.
  • Day-to-day life on a frontier space colony. Collecting materials on the moon, sorting and processing ship shipments, having lunch.
  • You are writing the commercial used to recruit Aurora crew members.
  • Jack Mason lives in space. His only friend is his teacher, Miss Walsh. Things are quiet for him, until he wakes one morning to discover a hole in his space station, a hole that wasn’t there the night before.
  • When an asteroid is detected that almost certainly has the potential to impact the planet, people are worried and will stop at nothing to shoot it down…unfortunately, many people will die on Earth in the process.
  • Edward J. Powers, son of the wealthy owner of Powers Industries, has a seemingly limitless supply of money and no apparent sense of ethics behind his company’s quest for the ultimate immortality and super-intelligence pill.
  • Because we haven’t discovered any intelligent life in outer space yet, a young physicist decides to find proof for himself and gets a ride with a private space flight crew to look for extraterrestrial life.
  • Who would have thought that dolphins would be the first animal to achieve space travel.
  • A virus infects a NASA man on the moon.
  • Does an explorer looking for new resources really discover a creature unlike any other? Might even play god in doing so.
  • What if we could breed a better race of humans in Outer Space?
  • Social scientists are trying to prove that keeping humans in space for long periods is inhumane.
  • Eric Cahn and Ren Wu boarded the manned mission running past Jupiter five years before when it broke down leaving Ren alone on a ship not only suffocating but on a course to strike the sun. Eric is the author of Jessica’s Law, and follows the story in great detail.
  • Money is scarce and the government doesn’t care about space anymore. Will the battle for the ‘final frontier’ end now?
  • Tanner Halverson and Patrick Peterson, the final two astronauts alive, are in deep space isolated and trying to return to Earth.
  • The President of the United States is planning a bold announcement about a new space exploration mission but is struggling to come up with the words to inspire the nation.
  • Quality of life is far better in deep space than it is back on Earth and crime is a big problem. There is not enough law enforcement to contain the crime, but they’ve confiscated every single gun, every weapon on the planet and the only way to bring weaponized justice to criminals is by remote controlled police drones. In order to protect the good, sometimes this method forces law enforcement to prolong human lives beyond what’s natural.
  • Kent Shepard is a pilot in the Space Navy. He is in charge of making sure all possible things are taken care of when problems arise. The Space Navy is a rapid response team now that space is infested by terrorists causing all sorts of issues.
  • Dead astronaut’s final message sparks real-life search for aliens.
  • Garrison Halwood is a lone prospector on a distant planet. He’s mined just about everything you can mine and isn’t finding anything new/interesting, so he stumbles across something interesting in the engine part of his ship.
  • The captain is dying and the crew’s bio-robots have gained independence from their programming. What would happen if a robot decided who lives and who dies?
  • The line between fiction and reality is blurred when a wealthy couple treat a trip to the moon as if it were an extended vacation.
  • Sylvester is a spaceship technician. By all accounts a competent and respectful employee, Sylvestor is promoted to a job he has no experience for. Under the command of Admiral Balistare, Sylvester is placed in charge of a pioneering mission to the furthest reaches of human inhabitation.
  • Aviation companies once again developed air planes capable of reaching unprecedented speeds but reluctantly decided against selling them to the public following a world wide race to outdo one another. Two brothers find the solution and sell. Meanwhile, the FAA devises a plan to crash bomb a comet off course and into the earth to kick-start the space race.
  • What if aliens are living among us…
  • A man and his son sit alone, in a small cabin of a spaceship, drifting in unknown directions. The son is secretly planning to murder the father.
  • When humans finally make it to Mars, a small crew of 2 males and 3 females land on the red planet to conduct scientific experiments. Communication with the crew eventually screeches to a halt, basically when the male crew mate finds the female captain sexy and ultimately begins acting in an unsavory manner.
  • Fighting over Earth’s remaining resources has driven the human race to the brink of extinction. Humans are put into cryogenic stasis until it’s finally possible to successfully terraform a new home planet. When the lab containing them is opened 1,000 years later, they are shocked to find a thriving, respectful and healthy human colony.
  • This young boy lives in a small space colony where the parents are getting old. They decide to send him to Earth for the educational opportunities and also for the winters.
  • Richmond Pines takes over the helm of a long voyaging starship, carrying colonists to their destination. Shortly after the launch, it is discovered the ship will not be capable of reaching its destination.
  • You are a Mr. H, an unpaid human test pilot for a company planning to send humans to Jupiter within a generation. They review your options—exercise vs colonization—and you have to decide which direction your life will go.
  • Coepang is the lone ranger and ruler of a beautiful island where tourists diving on sunken ships have gone missing in an area called Atlantis.
  • Orson St. Bigger is a public hopeful for suspended animation on the first interstellar flight ever attempted. When he arrives at the launch he’s nervous and jittery and trying to convince himself of what he didn’t know was true.
  • The story of astronaut Rachael Varsk, a Russian-American woman who was one of the first crew members to successfully colonize Mars.
  • In a future where space is neighborhood, a single mother travels with her teenage daughter to spend the holidays with her son, who has been living on an orbiting space station for over a decade and has just become normal to it. The boy visits Earth, meets his mother and sister, and invites them for a visit.
  • The International Space Alliance is growing rapidly in power as private enterprise interests struggle to stay afloat.
  • Transport to a new home planet is done using virtual reality gamers who build a virtual world and transport themselves into it.
  • Old-school government space technology is quickly being replaced by cutting edge civilian technologies. What happens when two different spacecraft are the victims of malfunction and sabotage become the target of a rogue from their respective companies with a doubt that one is trying to sabotage the other?
  • The world is ending and the remnants of humanity must decide whether they should venture to Earth’s nearest planet in the hope that it will sustain life, or to find a new home in space.
  • Goodnight Moon is about rockets to space.
  • A space program that funds political agendas pushes human space travel beyond all known limits. Astronauts prepare for a voyage with dire circumstances.
  • Armed with the first human genetically engineered teleportation device, Earth hastily begins interstellar expansion instilling fears of retaliation from previous allies.
  • What if the make-up of the first humans to colonize Mars are charged with creating a lasting record of Earth through their eyes?
  • John Carpenter is one of the first humans to leave the solar system and travel to Alpha Centauri to help start a new colony. One errant ship-limiting malfunction nearly causes him to ditch his mission and reach the new planet alone, but he succeeds and soon the world is watching via a televised first contact event.
  • Cris Talvas is a university student attending the launch of a new lightweight space vessel, never before achieved. The experimental ship lifts off, the cheering crowds grow silent. The ship’s on course. Or is it? – – – – – – – – – – – – – Chris Huth wrote the screenplay WISH UPON A ALEX .
  • Andrea Hunter is a typical blue collar worker who just wants to live her life peacefully alone. When disaster strikes on her block, she did not expect to emerge from the rubble to find that three years later, the world as she knows it has been altered beyond recognition.
  • Jim Beam is one of many Western mercenaries hired to win military contracts for the mysterious Space Colony enterprise. The corporation is located just beyond the ice ring of Saturn. The project director hires Jim to infiltrate and capture the mutinous colony.
  • For their upcoming mission, astronauts are required to write letters to their future selves. After their mission is complete they will receive their letters. Unfortunately, on his next mission Zach discovers his letters have not arrived.
  • Fiinia Coleman is the captain of the famous ship that heads up a failed multi-galaxy space mission. Years after the failure, Fiinia has not been devastated by the loss of the race and is still living life high on the hog– until she realizes what the mission’s true legacy is.
  • Another meteor-inspired, but now much more elaborate hoax, followed not too long after the first one. Open with the president’s speech about it and the press frenzy following and then focus on a handful of characters’ reactions.
  • Dr. Samuel Hardy travels to the far corner of the Universe to try and save life in the galaxy’s tiniest life-form. Her research will save the planet earth from destruction by a drought of blue water.
  • Well, technically, it’s a bit more than a meteor. Mars King is the powerful ruler of Mars – home to the most ruthless criminals who steal plants for an existence in deep space. When King finds out that someone has stolen his two precious Cymens Diamonds, he orders the captain to give up whoever stole the diamonds or else forfeit the planet.
  • Captain Zeus is a comic book hero that hails from the planet with the strongest gravitational field in the universe. Of course his planet is also barren and abandoned.
  • Very little information is known about the entity that has enveloped the earth with what appears to be a protective shield. Reporter Katherine Lock is on a mission to find more information. This could be the opportunity of a lifetime, but soon after she begins to investigate she realizes that there will be dire consequences if she doesn’t get control of the situation immediately.
  • Cory is trying to solve a murder mystery that he suspects the victim was getting close to solving. Bill is a sci-fi writer struggling to receive due credit for his literary contributions.
  • The government is about to end Space Exploration programs. A veteran from the Space Exploration program tries to convince the government to continue funding space exploration.
  • Northeast Travel Agency in New York is having a fantastical sale right before Christmas. Due to unspecified issues, they never got to deliver toys to local children. This is a second chance.
  • As commercial space travel becomes the norm, no official government employees take risks anymore.
  • Suddenly awoken to the possible end of life on Earth, a genius eccentric billionaire decides he must live his life to its fullest . . . and in the most extreme way possible. He sets out to launch himself on a rocket to the Moon and back in a feat of space travel never thought possible!
  • Will Freeman is a futuristic detective investigating a murder in the domed city of Houston. While in his transport, he’s attacked by an extraterrestrial spaceship, which is also carrying his son. Freeman must save Houston while tracking down his son who is also abducted.
  • The last of the human race finds themselves alone and waiting to die. The spaceship who’s crew they are descendents from, was badly damaged in transit and is now lost for decades with only an estimated chance of finding it.
  • Pressured to finish the design of the next geo-fragmental probe before the scheduled launch date, theoretical physicist Stephen Kent faces numerous constraints that prevent him from accomplishing his task on schedule.
  • The first humans to go on a long distance space exploration mission are turned into the first space travelers in history to go insane while out of contact with earth. Human astronauts are now too mentally unstable to leave earth.
  • Desperately searching for a new home, citizens from a dying planet mount a mission to colonize a new planet.
  • Disaster strikes after a small corporation begins interstellar mining operations well beyond the reaches of the legislation imposed by the Intergalactic Federation.
  • David Noonan is a mild mannered night watchman at the local college’s high observatory when he begins to have recurring dreams about being on a planet very far away… and a young beautiful woman.
  • David Holland is a regular seaman on the first manned flight to Titan, a moon of Saturn. He’s volunteered to board the ship as part of a psychological experiment to see if a small group of people maintain sanity for a limited time period on a small space ship. He gets a lot more than he bargained for.
  • Science fiction future story in which AI becomes self aware and a war breaks out between organic and non-organic lifeforms. AI finds a way to eliminate “so brave, so human, and so vanillalily pacifying.”
  • Whiskey is a dog in search of a blue sock. Lexie is a dog, also in search of a blue sock, but for a different reason. Childhood, present day, and a million years in the future collide in this story about two dogs and their quest to find a blue sock.
  • Space is going to be a nice vacation after your stay here, because that’s exactly where Susie will be spending the rest of her life.
  • Unswayed by political hurdles, World Space Agency champion Chloe Collins soldiers on to lead the most ambitious expedition through ever vigilant anechoic skies.
  • Alex, a teenager with a simple obsession for space travel discovers a dark secret about the culture of a colony on another planet. Ripped away from his career he risks everything to reveal his truth.
  • A group of scientists develop the means to construct life inside of a video game. They hope to one day use it to travel to new worlds and start new worlds of real living things.
  • Mikey Parker is the sole survivor of a horrific explosion that claims the lives of his entire family. Will he ever recover from his loss and find the killer who did it?
  • It’s the second decade on Mars and scientists have been working to propose a plan to rebuild the lost Earth. Due to Earth’s large losses following the impact, software becomes the most valuable commodity on Earth and soon the most expensive.
  • Otto Davidson booked a reservation on one of the last flights off planet just before the government confined them to the moon. Without immediate access to the communication signals of Earth, he hears a disturbing story about asteroid Apophis, which is due to fly by Earth.
  • How Earth reacted when they received a missive from a species much more advanced than man.
  • An amorous young explorer is the first to take a voyage to a new planet, although he has no voyage plan and flirts with many people along the way.
  • Max Pain is a space pilot suspected of being a heartless murderer who mutilates the dead bodies of his friend and enemies. Now he must solve the mystery of his life before it’s too late, but some people will do anything to stop him.
  • Once organized opposition is magnified, the scientist can accelerate his space exploration plans. It’s the ultimate reverse psychology scheme.
  • After two decades of being the only one alive on a small space craft, an astronaut comes face to face with a terrifying being from a race that is normally supposed to be extinct.
  • Quinn, a bored teenager, is planning to sneak into a local space launch with his friend Tamara. He quickly gets more than he bargained for.
  • This is a semi-sci-fi mystery about a boy who has grown up somewhere remote in space where people are quite tough, emotionally cold, and their lives don’t seem to be like ours at home. But when they get to Earth, they must deal with homesickness and romantic feelings.
  • ĪsĒ CĪd’une is a space pirate who is accused of murdering the son of a wealthy man. She is the best pirate in the galaxy and no other criminal comes close. Now she needs to team up with her rival, Demigra Xefr to clear her name and take the one-hundred thousand bounty.
  • Brad and Marty are sent into space on an experimental mission to test the effects of 0 gravity on other life forms. They are chosen for the mission because they’re brothers, twins actually, but they have not seen each other since they were young.
  • This new planet researchers have discovered is suffering from a large drought. A new visitor will join a group of explorers in an attempt to discover whether advanced technology will be able to help a desperate civilization.
  • Right before leaving to catch a space elevator to reach the farthest space station ever, a man meets a woman who will change his life forever.
  • She is not a strong academic, but she is bright. She is not a strong athlete, but she is fleet-footed. She is not a fast runner, but she can run long. She is not a strong swimmer, but she can swim long. Especially when her life depends on it. This is her ocean.
  • Tom Sullivan subscribes to The Optimists, a successful philanthropic effort to spread human lives to the furthest reaches of space. Tom wants nothing to do with this, and on his first birthday away from Earth his wish comes true.
  • Nova Venturi is the citizen of the galaxy with the misfortune to be the only person who knows for sure that the world is ending. She doesn’t know when or how it will end, only that there are some people who don’t want her to tell anyone. Now Nova’s on the run and everyone wants to make sure she remains quiet . . . forever.
  • Waking up after a week-long control room level simulation, an astronaut discovers the real mission has a dark side.
  • Heartened by the thought of reaching a newly discovered planet, Mars, at any moment, a science team settles in for what is expected to be a routine Mars gravitational simulation. Instead, they find themselves trapped underground in a pocket universe.
  • Bracer and Lew are astro-cowboys, working on one of the new outer-rim planets, trying to eradicate natives who refuse to give up their ways and become ‘civilized’.
  • Scientists have been increasingly successful at “locally” creating wormholes that only last for a short period of time. One researcher, who happens to have been a test pilot in his past life, is asked to ride in a new rocket that will safely cross one such wormhole.
  • The idea is to raise enough money to pay for private space travel, but it doesn’t. Only a handful of people buy tickets because they know that an impact by a meteor would seriously damage Earth and would make space travel more unsafe.
  • A typical scam in a newer, space age casino. In space of course.
  • This is a quiz about one possible ending of the popular sci-fi television series, Star Trek. If you haven’t watched the latest episode, it’s highly recommended that you check it out.
  • Arlo Haskell is about to embark upon a secret mission he doesn’t believe in. He thinks his bosses are on the wrong planet. Luckily, when he gets to his destination, he finds resistance that changes everything.
  • After an interstellar war between humanity and aliens, a new cosmic alliance needs soldiers to help keep the peace.
  • Somewhere in deep space, during a routine mining operation for dark energy by a group of scientists and engineers, a body is found.
  • Isabella is cryogenically frozen while her parents pilot their small ship towards a distant planet. The spaceship is tiny and their resources are tight, especially oxygen, necessitating that Isabella remain frozen until her parents land, however, the meteorite collision was a ruse to force the ship to continue flying toward the new planet with no progress updates in fear of being found.
  • The Copernicus Colony needs workers and you are hired on as their newest hire.
  • MLB player Jordan Montclair is drafted for a privately funded mission to the moon. He hopes to revitalize interest in space tourism and research with an eye toward one day building a permanent base on the Moon. Pulitzer prize-winning photographer Sally Moore travels with him to document the trip. As preparations for the mission continue, Sally discovers that Jordan and his investors may have less than altruistic motives for the trip. Sally finds herself questioning whether or not she wants to be a part of the trip. Can she talk Jordon out of this mission before its launch?
  • For a fresh start, a rich family of super-humans takes to space away from humanity and it’s political dramas.
  • Completely by accident, a lottery winner has a videotape of the prelude to the Battle of Midway, on board the plane that would take his mother to safety.
  • Tripod Cities was an ambitious space program started by a colony known for their beauty. With enough funding, they could not only construct their colony ship, but they could also seed a planet with life from Earth.
  • Jerrod Morris is an astronaut who spends four months on the moon, but then returns to find that everybody thinks he’s crazy.
  • The death star has been built around the Earth. It’s lasers power down after two years in use and remain dormant until needed again.
  • Account of a young man’s life as he struggles between his childish optimism and longings and the harsh realities that history forces upon him.
  • Higher, faster, further than we’ve ever gone before. This is Steve Rogers before he made the jump.
  • The first journalist is permitted to travel onboard the first maiden voyage of the first commercial spacecraft.
  • Yes, killing all astronauts and colonizers is indeed a boring solution. Living aboard a spaceship for two hundred years is a boring solution! People would get seemingly bored and ask for more and more from their machines. It would be the most boring story ever, in my opinion! That is the very reason why, in order to be interesting, space stories should revolve around the protagonists learning to deal with the new, the different, and the challenging.
  • Survivors of an apocalyptic event work together to rebuild their civilization on the barren surface of their new home planet.
  • Sofie Vera has a mission—she is attempting to locate and study multiple biological specimens scattered across the 6 known quadrants of 3-dimensional space.
  • Halted launch preparations have left three astronauts stranded in space with dwindling supplies. The crew struggle to survive, but with limited resources they must face the prospect of never making it back home. As the resources dwindle, they face the greater, earth-shattering question, should they return to Earth— if they make it back alive.
  • Wild Wild Space – A young girl who lived in an underground bunker during her childhood, escapes and becomes stranded in space.
  • Fortunately, she’s really happy to be proven wrong when, instead, they land on a new, habitable planet. Poor Sarah can’t return to normal life after that, so she joins a colony there but her daughter tries to find her. Many years later, her granddaughter grows up on Earth with a newfound appreciation for a young alien girl that stopped by to visit.
  • A group of astronauts aboard a large ship traveling through deep space makes a sudden discovery in the middle of the night.
  • Information is the key to understanding why, over the last twenty years, human kind has been shrinking. Key to the puzzle is a trader who specializes in buying and selling scientific information and wouldn’t you know it, the trader is also shrinking.
  • Boarding a rocket ship, Tris must travel to a new planet, endure some hardships, reapply to college, find love, and finally realize who she really is.
  • While on an interstellar cruise, you witness an asteroid strike on your view screen. The captain tries to contact the closest communication satellite but their communications systems are down. The ship continues to sail toward the same area where a large meteor struck days before. The ship’s computer alerts everyone of an incoming explosion. Everyone ships off right before the giant meteor strikes and the ship collides.
  • That which does not kill you, makes you stronger.
  • As a co-pilot for the only job opportunity available in space, you embark on your first mission and are forced to come face to face with your mortality long before you’re ready.
  • Dying of a terminal disease, a lonely widower living on Mars agrees to be cloned and to allow his clone to live on as his replacement.
  • The terrorist group, Electromagnetic Kool-Aid Collective, hijacked a large spaceship and used it during their orbital bombardment.
  • Evacuate Earth. Find a new home planet. The last remaining batch of humans are in deep cryogenically frozen sleep for their long space travels. Hours before the planet is supposed to be destroyed, love struck teenager Kane wakes a girl, Amara, to make her his wife before he dies. What follows is a story about these unlikely companions that must survive finding a new home in an unknown world.
  • Mars has been proven to be an inhabitable planet, and business is booming. Corporations are clamoring to get approval to begin running large mining operations in the red dust of Mars. John is a member of the first team sent to establish life on and beneath the planet, but now every ounce of oxygen they mine is being returned to Earth. There’s something going on that’s keeping them from breathing the air on Mars.
  • The International Earth Space Expedition has just discovered an ancient, alien, zoo.
  • Alien invaders have long occupied Earth. Cities are deserted and people are dejected. One single man opposes their alien control and he is beaten repeatedly…
  • On a routine space exploration mission, an astronaut begins to lose his mind, and begins to hallucinate.
  • Submarine drop-ship pilots fly beneath the ice planet Uranus to investigate a suspected pyramid on the planet’s surface.
  • Christina Moriat was only three years old when she was sent to safety aboard the sleeper ship Agatha King. She and the other children have grown up in a world with no violence and a set of social norms unlike any other. When the ship comes under attack, will Christina be able to save the people she loves?
  • Just as Earth’s oxygen levels become critically low, Commander Wilks is sent to an asteroid mining colony to find oxygen and convince the miners to return to Earth while escaping an ancient alien stowaway.
  • Fifty years on the Moon and still alone, but these three astronauts use the time to build a new kind of society.
  • Many of the lives on Earth are being dramatically impacted due to strange solar weather and erratic behavior of the planet’s only star, the Sun.
  • Tommy was in the last pod out of Earth’s atmosphere but he didn’t make it into space. His pod ends up drifting in space past Jupiter and he is awakened 60 years later.
  • Long before xenomorphs, alien hunters Tommy and Ellie are on a mission aboard the spaceship Auriga. Ten years before the horrors of Aliens, a mysterious alien life-form attacks the crew.
  • By means of a detailed hoax to achieve a technological milestone, the world citizens become aware of interplanetary colonization opportunities and a competitor between Earth’s superpowers begins.
  • A group of politicians, scientists, soldiers, and ordinary people must come together to thrust mankind into the future — an open one that may at the same time, push human society further into darkness than ever before.
  • Taika is the captain of a ship taking supplies to a base on a small island in the middle of the South Pacific. He makes a stop on an island where many of his ancestors grew up and lived. It’s known as Fakarava Atoll. He visits a small ancient village for a visit and to scout for possible movie locations he can film. While walking around, he comes across a man sitting on the shore, speaking to him in his language. What happened here?
  • Scottson Cohen is a solar panel technician who works on the mother ship on the International Space Alliance’s second mission to the Sun. His frustration is building as he goes months without space, sunlight and air conditioning. The situation worsens when the boss’s niece arrives.
  • Seven people are selected for the first manned flight to Mars. One of them is the designer and builder of the ‘space movement system’ and cannot turn back. Things do not go as planned.
  • People are fascinated with a newly discovered pyramid on the moon and crowds have financially supported the moon base to be opened to the public for travel. Unexplained death/disappearances begin occurring on the moon and people start to question the sincerity behind the “death cult killer”, as popular media puts it.
  • Trillion is tired of living on Earth and recently discovered that tunnels crisscross the Earth’s core. He plans to live in space, independent of Earth’s humans.
  • The first manned mission to an unmapped planet sends its astronauts back to Earth with memories of a barren, lifeless planet. Such dismay leads to worldwide depression. A variety of experts fight against the hysteria that is tempting mankind to abandon all of life’s progress.
  • Mary Ferris, a young woman set to interview a potential scientific candidate, catches the eye of the rich, young heir just before a meteor strike, which will permanently alter the world as they know it.
  • Brandon McKerney only has one week left until the end of the world as we know it.
  • There’s no logical reason nor any physics to it, but the narrator strongly suspects that, while time traveling, he will kill his own grandfather.
  • Blaze Hopper was an average fifteen year old boy who didn’t speak or understand. When the galaxy’s greatest inventor comes across Blaze and repairs his broken vocal chords, Blaze becomes a real-life superhero in his own right. Blaze takes on monsters in space, enemies in high places and reminds us all just how special we are.
  • I’m proposing an idea to the science community that would allow us to shoot a rocket into the sun…
  • Sunday’s Wayside is marketed as the oldest bar on Mars. Alex is five days from being eligible for his Stamped Visa. Would you like a drink from the only bar in a 200 million stretch of space?
  • Stephen Hawking receives an important message from another planet. He’s the chosen one to answer the message and that message contains the key to saving humanity, but it’s not exactly as Hawking expected it to be…
  • Nick is on a diving vacation in Hawaii when he finds a little black box washed up on the shore. Tracing its origins, Nick finds out it’s only the first of many and all are transmitting a message. Can Nick find out what the messages are saying before the government does?
  • Distance is measured not in meters and feet, but through a device tucked in the brain of an astronaut.
  • Finally arrives a successful food production machine on a new planet. It’s time to feed the growing human colony.
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  • Burnt out crew members working on a cryo unit, inside a spacecraft, malfunctions. Waking from hypothermia fry, they must decide what to do with a malfunctioning AI and malfunction of the ship.
  • Everything is great when you’re in space, until you’re off of it.
  • Fast-forward one hundred years and a limited amount of genetic rejiggering has been completed. Humans also have colonized a moon orbiting a planet that’s three light years away. The Archipelago is an area of the galaxy that three weeks travels vertically from Earth. The Archipelago orbits at the innermost edge of the galaxy and humans have also colonized several nearby planets. Next, a book titled ‘History of the Archipelago’, has been written one thousand years in the future, from now. On one of the planets in the Archipelago a tyrannical man, Utan-aruman, is ruthlessly ruling over it. Radtron, a maker of weapons in the Archipelago, has formed a secret conspiracy to overthrow Utan-aruman and take the planet for themselves as a weapons development base. A boy, named Captain Oiova, abandoned as a child by his father Ioan, secretly enters the Radtrons’
  • Space tourism seems to be the hottest industry in the universe right now. A woman with a broken heart decides to travel to another galaxy and meet a billionaire there.
  • Larry Lazarus is the first cryogenically frozen human being to wake up after a devastating nuclear war that has left the Earth uninhabitable. 5 million years later he falls asleep again, only to awaken in a brave new world of humans living with solar battery harnessing life-forms.
  • Estimating that Mars might even have life, a three man team is sent to the red planet to explore.
  • There is only one spot on Earth that the meteor will actually hit. The scientist convinces the public to build a large spaceship to evacuate humanity from Earth. The competition to be the first person on the only ship to escape Earth is fierce.
  • Lured to Mars by a fake job opportunity, you discover that what seemed like a mistake actually could be your destiny.
  • Radiation exposure from a far away star has blessed or cursed people on Earth, granting or denying them special superpowers. Nothing can stop it, so mankind must master and learn to harness its power.
  • Insufferable on-the-go alien teen Lily Tanner is suspicious of her dad’s spaceship disappearing, and when her life on earth ends, she must travel straight to the source to track him down.
  • Super giant Jupiter, after being bombarded on Earth for thousands of years by Nighos, without any form of retaliation decides to dispatch an armada of ships to reclaim Earth.
  • Thanks to advancements in synthetic biology, it’s now possible to launch bodies, not just the mind, without a human crew. Generally these “boiled brains” are inserted into maintenance android bodies. The androids are bound by strict moral laws, but they still occasionally end up with desires to escape their programming or the colonies where they were sent.
  • Alice Tame knows everyone is too busy with the global technology resources on Earth but realizes too late that an ancient network used to open alternate dimensions appears to be taking advantage of humanity’s lack of interest.
  • A spaceship pilot races a soldier to reach an escape pod following a spacecraft collision.
  • The last astronauts to Mars return home only to discover something extraordinary has been happening on Earth during their travels.
  • Louis Hill has been chosen to take the first private spaceship through a man-made wormhole on a monumental mission.
  • Ajax Solarus is an android turned astronaut that has the difficult task of convincing the public of his humanity and his bravery following a crisis when he was still in the testing phase.
  • The point of rapid space colonization is to create an entirely new civilization in the galaxy. Families are sent on starships with the knowledge that their descendants will be starting the next civilization to expand life into the galaxy. But was it all a lie? Were all of the hopeful and excited colonists packed up and sent to their doom?
  • Introducing a new life form to Earth to clean up the growing amount of trash in the ocean.
  • The energy crisis ends the moment astronauts stop worrying about fuel while they’re in space.
  • Jax is an instrumentation specialist for a space expedition. He gets attached to everyone and everything.
  • You are aboard a spaceship and have urgent radio communication with a deep space research lab that has been silent for quite a while.
  • Air Force test pilot Jillian Grimes is responsible for ensuring the new prototype fighter is able to withstand the rigors of spaceflight. The pressure is on to prove the fighter’s capabilities, but Jillian senses something is off when the fighter’s artificial intelligence comes online. A routine test flight then turns into a fight for survival as Jillian is sent hurtling into space.
  • Amazing Stories is for becoming technologically advanced enough to go to the Moon but delayed for reasons not yet known to the public. Do the stories cover what you think that reason is in the present day?
  • During a communications satellite repair mission, an astronaut takes a moment before his imminent death, to make powerful observations about life and the evolution of Earth.
  • Copernicus is a research satellite orbiting Earth and aboard the satellite are a number of elite individuals tapped to carry out a specific duty on a limited time contract. No big deal, right? One would think so until one of the team researchers goes a bit psychotic and starts tampering with the ship’s equipment.
  • Chase Bowers is off to spend two months in space at a work retreat with his coworkers. A solar flare causes the space station to experience some power outages and all the equipment begins to fail. As Chase wonders if they’ll ever make it home, he begins a strange debate with a mysterious stranger who exists only in the storm.
  • People never actually made it to the moon. Conspiracy theorists think they faked it. What if the fakers were really the ones who refused to believe?
  • A group of vandals decide to set off a bomb at a floating spaceport that will destabilize the runways causing multi-million-dollar damage to cruisers and hangars.
  • Using something called a Hawking drive, humans become space travel sellers, sallying forth into surrounding space with some rather unexpected consequences.
  • Growing from its humble origins as a secret government military mission, planet building becomes a lucrative industry.
  • Finally, the story of a trapped mission to an alien planet that is not part of the solar system. It unfolds in simple chronology from launch to return. A spectacular array of facts about the mission and a fantastic device round out the design of the story.
  • Everyone knows about the end of the world. It’s been discussed over and over and over again. Somehow humans have spread to many locations on the planet. Some group themselves in isolated mountains or far-flung plains, others are invisible to humanity, living hidden on remote islands and special groups bury themselves deep underground. Somehow humans knew what was going to happen and how. It depended on many variables and probabilities that will intersect eventually to a catastrophic end. Humans saw this ending, already had thought ahead and avoided. Now it’s just their descendants that feel the rumblings of possible disaster.
  • A space shuttle carrying three astronauts is returning to Earth when a freak technical malfunction forces the crew to land the shuttle inside a nearby nebula that will complicate their rescue efforts.
  • A great short story can be written about a character planning and struggling to put together the best Mars mission possible. His stress comes from the need to find volunteers with the skills they need to execute this mission.
  • Talia has a rare gene that allows her to live comfortably on Mars. During her first voyage to Mars, she meets a young handsome porter named Andrew.
  • Earth is on the verge of a social coup. But the top man won’t become the leader of the most powerful nation on Earth. He won’t be able to save his family. Nor will he be able to escape Earth to survive the global chaos. Unable to leave, he must do the unthinkable to save himself, his family, and the world.
  • Martin is your stereotypical loser in a dead end job. Martin stumbles on to a conspiracy that he alone must end if he’s to win the girl of his dreams.
  • Emperor Astrobiologist Simon Silvers must get Princess Karina up the mountain at all costs…
  • Radiation Sickness After Re-Entry follows a pilot and co-pilot who are forced to enter the Earth’s atmosphere when a near-collision with an asteroid destroys their multi-generation spacecraft.
  • When Lillian Shepherd runs across a mysterious humanoid after her ship suffers extensive damage, she has to go up against society’s norms in order to gain their trust.
  • Entertainers have been asked to populate a new planet friendly to humans. Lucas lives for thrill, and Alexa is his best friend who enjoys cuddling the juice way out. They co-lead a group of misfits.
  • Good thing we found it first.
  • This writes about the end of the space program in the US for a citizen I’m starting to write a book and want an ending on what happened with space exploration
  • Flying through a wormhole during a long mission, a deep space captain hears the call of a sentient, galactic based computer, who has searched millennia for another way to save life throughout the multiverse after the big-bang.
  • William Arnold is happy. He has a rewarding and well-paid job as a pilot, he has a beautiful wife and he has always dreamed of traveling to Mars. When he’s chosen to pilot a mission to Mars, he feels as though he’s landed the job of the century. As he starts being trained for the expedition, he soon finds out that his paperwork is wrong.
  • Samar’s life is very polarized. She lives to work on scientific advancements with her dad’s, but it’s almost as if she lives in a different time. She is stuck on a planet where the values of society are extremely different from what she believes, trying to love who she is, but refusing to conform. The time of Samara has come.
  • Luther is the first human to login for a body transplant on Earth. This time he becomes something that looks a little like an alien, little like a robot, and little like a human. He becomes more than just his own body, he becomes a new body just as impressive as the new body of the person he was transferred with. The problem is he doesn’t know why. He has knowledge of his theories and techniques, so he does his best to help his friends follow him to their new bodies.
  • Breaking news – NASA is initiating the “Green Gold” program. The first person to reach 1,000 Facebook friends and their 50 closest friends will claim $10,000 and win the honor of orbiting the earth.
  • Jarod Cunningham lives on a space station and his father was the first human born in space. Now, he’s an adult working for an important corporation and his father has to commit a crime in order to save the human race.
  • A lone farmer lives on a planet with no other living creatures. The atmosphere is poisonous and unbreathable to humans, but while working on his farm one day he stumbles on an old spaceship that crash landed there long ago.
  • They’ve left Earth to avoid the deadly disease that killed billions—thousands of systems and millions of light years away, they’ve found a new home.
  • Robinson Credo has discovered a ship that has been from planet to planet and is in search of a habitable planet. He’s a zoologist and recently received an urgent call from an allied ship in distress that fell behind schedule and lost contact. Credo is the only one with a way to reach the other ship and help their biologist.
  • Microsoft announces their first pistol-sized Windows computer to be released in time for Christmas.
  • Raven Castille was born of two space colonist parents. Although he despised his relationship with his father, Raven did not hate him. When his father dies while exploring another star for possible colonization, Raven has a change of heart. He becomes a powerful public figure, and dedicates his life to becoming the first human born man in space.
  • Andy Grimes is a fifteen-year-old stowaway sent on an intergalactic honeymoon escape flight/prisoner removal. He’s also being tested for a top-secret program looking for potential child prodigies.
  • An intergalactic race to travel back and forth between Earth and another planet through a wormhole is soon stopped by a wormhole virus threatening the future of space exploration.
  • Tired of stalled space exploration advancements, a scientist convinces the public that a meteor is on a collision course with Earth.
  • Tired of stalled space exploration advancements, a security agent convinces the public that a meteor is on a collision course with Earth.
  • Margaret is a ship captain and she’s just lost contact with her crew on a colony ship. She can’t reach the captain and sends out an SOS only to be arrested on arrival back on Earth for causing the entire disappearance of her ship.
  • Surprising Changes is an astronaut stranded on an asteroid, he provides details of his experiences from before and after contact with the ship.
  • What better way to introduce readers to a unique race of aliens than to follow the story of one of them? Exiled and unhappy, Ylluc is the only thing standing in the way of their destruction.
  • This story begins on a barren planet with two colony ships preparing to depart for natural Earth-like planets with the goal of creating viable human life.
  • Humans have landed on Mars, colonized the planet, established colonies and solved the limitation of space travel by creating the space elevator, the only way to travel to space. Ashley Olsen is a young engineer traveling to space for the first time and on the crew are the “privileged” and trained astronauts, sent out to find other living beings in space or do chores on other planets, with the help of various drones.
  • Fifty years into the future, scientists and engineers have built a fully automated flight to a distant planet, capable of sustaining life. The automated flight leaves with one person for the first time, a scientist who will oversee the generation of life and eventual colonization of the planet. An astronaut/engineer also travels onboard to troubleshoot the flight when needed but remains mostly hidden from sight.
  • The newly launched Sol-Guard spaceship has been crippled in orbit. A rescue ship is on route but won’t make it in time. Steve Wesch, the captain of the Sol-Guard, discovers a variety of unknown possibilities.
  • One of the last humans leaves Earth to develop an uninhabited planet with humans. An alien abandons their dying planet to go to Earth.
  • This story happens on Earth after a surviving alien spacecraft crashes on the new planet. Two aliens left the ship in a hurry without all the escape pods and are now stranded on Earth and trying to make contact with other life forms. One human hears the noise that the alien is making and comes to investigate what it is, but those aliens are not happy to be stranded.
  • Disease has ravaged humanity. The technomads, who have spent their lives in the far reaches of space, learn of the situation and hurry to Earth to help.
  • A woman narrates a chronicle of a failed space mission, a failed romance, and the birth of her child.
  • A scientist that owns the world’s biggest private space fleet, sails off into the sunset with his greatest creation, wanting nothing to do with Earth anymore.
  • What life is like in five generations, when humans do not age, while the sun continues to expand and swallow the Earth.
  • The universe is a vast place…seems like there has to be somebody out there.
  • That’s all we have for today, folks. If you have good ideas for sci-fi writing prompts, please tell us about it in the comments section below. Thank you for reading and have a great day!
  • Heather Allison began in perfect health. Fifty-one years later, she died of natural causes. But when her husband finds out the truth about her incredible invention, her final resting place will awaken her.
  • True stories from the men and women who took on Star Trek’s transporter and lived to tell about in a popular segment in the periodical Nature.
  • Unlike any other space horror story you’ve read, hear about the horrors of living among the unknown of the great cosmos.
  • In 2045, a crew of four astronauts is launched in a cryogenics-powered craft from an orbiting space station with plans to land on the dark side of the moon. As the ship travels far from Earth, something inside the ship awakens and begins killing the crew one by one.
  • Michael wakes up from stasis on a ship hurtling through space to a new planet, with a bunch of strangers. The team is paranoid and panic ensues as someone begins to murder the crew.
  • Emma is one of the most highly-trained humans in cryotechnology. She’s on her way to Mars to work in a terraforming expansion project on the planet. As she arrives and meets the rest of the team, she realizes how out of sync they are with reality and that survival on Mars will be harder than they’ve prepared for.
  • Keith Robinson is the commander of the current mission to an asteroid very close to it exploding.
  • When space travel starts booming, the fight for the frontier heats up, pitting countries and corporations against one another to see who comes out in control.
  • Jasper Rogers is an astronaut on his first mission to Proxima Centauri II, a new planet a mere 4 light years away from Earth. The planet has extremes in weather conditions that they were primarily working to solve. There is no complex history woven into the background of the story or a fleshed out world with politics and plot twists.
  • Jenny and Art try to survive their unexpected trip across the universe in their small rescue ship.
  • Join Cory as he explores the rare opportunity he was given to visit the International Space Station.
  • Jeff Williams is returning from the International Space Program’s latest mission to Mars. His successful mission is overshadowed by a breakup with his fiancé on live television. She’s disgusted with him.
  • A man mysteriously appears in a café located many miles off the moon’s surface. He calmly sits and orders an espresso before disappearing minutes later. Whispers of alien life begin to arise within the morning news.
  • The crew members of a space station are faced with a life-or-death situation.’
  • Hannah Roberts, 18, is the daughter of a large farming equipment supplier to the space industry. Her father’s largest customer is a private space corporation that has secretly begun a program to colonize the moon, a secret that Hannah discovers.
  • Bear is the lone resource-tracker on the first of many ships that will eventually help colonize a distant planet.
  • Threatened by strongman Khan’s advanced military might, Star Fleet initiated a pre-emptive strike against Khan’s fleet and stun the peaceful Terrans into surrender.
  • Alexander Knight is a chemist and a drunk. He never expected to be one of the first humans to travel to outer space. Ahab Wolf is a man who lives on Earth and never intended to be hunted by anyone.
  • Barely out of college, Walter Richardson applies to become an astronaut. He’s disappointed to find that NASA has decided to split the astronaut corps into soldiers and scientists.
  • A woman astronaut with dementia and her robotic companion, during early intergalactic space flight.
  • Loathe to simply stand aside and watch civilization destroy itself, a small band of activists grows weary as their efforts fail to drive a wedge in the political gridlock of war and climate change denial. They make one final desperate effort.
  • A young couple travels to Mars as part of an examination for transporting humans to Mars. Something goes wrong and they are stranded in a Martian research facility with another member of the research facility. Bored, the group decides to conduct a simulation of the long planned, but controversial sojourn from the planet Mars to Jupiter’s moons. To make things interesting, they play out the simulation in a simulation.
  • A story follows the trials and tribulations of a baker who must create enough bread to feed five thousand people each day.
  • All life on Earth is wiped out by a meteor strike, but after only three years, microscopic life slowly returns to normal. The human race is losing funding to keep its planet terraformed and inhabited as the end draws nearer. A group of three colonists decide to end their lives on Earth by resorting to cannibalism.
  • All he needs to do now is intercept it.
  • A collection of stories surrounding the multiple visits to Earth by aliens from different planets. Two separate groups of aliens visit Earth, and the stories are told from both viewpoints.
  • Joe Cornelius has been dreaming about his job on the colony ship for his entire life. Rhory Perkins, on the other hand, has spent her entire life being a rebel. Together, they discover they could both have something amazing with each other.
  • Possessed of an acute mathematical intelligence, Paul quickly discovers how to communicate with the alien-like creatures that travel across the universe.
  • Rachel Simmons has just signed up as a ship pilot with United Space and Interstellar Travel Company. Her job will be to safely transport the 200,000 immigrants from planet Beta to planet Gamma. The long distance travel is going to take ten years and there is an unmanned platform that she will be expected to deliver to in five years, somewhere in the outer rim of the Orion Belt.
  • Pilot Robert Siva sets out to water a weed farmer colony with the first interplanetary supply run in this economic survival of the fittest far-flung colony.
  • A mission to Mars has gone horribly wrong and the ship has been disabled and is running out of oxygen. The six astronauts left on board can either suffocate to death or go into the gravity-less expanse of space to die quickly.
  • Digging beyond the surface of Mercury, humans find ancient life in the hot and dense core of the planet.
  • The earth dies with a whimper, not a bang. Harmony is a colony on an alien planet where everything is in sync. The colonizers are all brought up as perfect beings as to never question or doubt the harmony they live in. An inquisitive mind questions what’s going on outside Harmony when a spaceship appears coming from nowhere or everywhere, and the wonders of the universe suddenly rival what Harmony is able to offer.
  • Somebody’s been lying about how a man in space has been dying.
  • Fifteen years into a journey to colonize another planet, and the long term traveling is making the crew different people than they were before.
  • Terrance Williams is in the process of constructing the spaceship Solar Flare for wealthy tourists who want to explore space. The design for Solar Flare isn’t like traditional spaceship design, but Terrance isn’t convinced he can build the fastest ship in the galaxy.
  • Venus and Mars now have early humans living on them. But those born there cannot abide the harsh environment. Yet some humans decide to stay and one guy finds this out when he travels to Mars—-only to find himself abandoned there.
  • The last hope for humanity in fighting against an alien invader isn’t what you would think.
  • Unbeknownst to his coworkers, the youngest astronaut listens to the tunes of his favorite band to prepare for a mission to Mars.
  • Any sudden change in motion from zero to high speed space travel might cause hallucinations as a form of coping mechanism to deal with the stress and disorientation of such rapid change.
  • I think that the least interesting thing that anything could be made to talk about would be space travel.
  • A rocket engine startup has big plans, and will do anything to get what they want.
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  • A transporter machine makes it possible for us to travel the universe and explore life in new worlds. We decide to create a base for galactic exploration on a planet that we call Earth. The teleportation device malfunctions and 18 families and 4000 specialized personnel are only beamed half-way across the galaxy. The group must create a new home.
  • Roger is a racist human who travels to the planet Quitar, looking for opportunities to make a name for himself.
  • The first explorer to the moon is a local businessman, and will win the race against the government.
  • With technology advancing at a rapid rate, people looking for an adventure move beyond the solar system’s planets. The speed of these spacecraft is nearly instantaneous. Ironically, despite these advances, unforeseen events force travelers back to slower-than-light travel. Carson Odanski is on a starship returned to the slower-than-light paradigm—more than 3,000 light years from home and trying to make it back.
  • Captain Donald Middleton is a hopeless romantic, a poet who captains a state-of-the-art exploratory spaceship sent out to traverse and document every large asteroid, comet, moon, or planet lurking in the cold, seemingly endless frontier of outer space.
  • Wherein a father and daughter explore space on their own terms, and bond over both the mission and botany.
  • He convinced us all that we were doomed, that extinction was coming. Of course, none of it was true. That’s why we decided to kill him.
  • Douglas Parkington is a sadistic former space shuttle commander who became the most hated man in the world for killing his wife and their only child and returned to the space program as a security consultant.
  • Spaceship Earth is about to die, and humankind must leave to colonize a new planet. But mankind is not united. An extremist group vows not to leave until they have destroyed what they see as their current home.
  • A whole new world has been discovered after a portal was opened, leading into another entire universe. A group of astronauts are dispatched to explore and figure out this new existence.
  • A morbid fascination with death that soon turns tragic, inspiring an explosion of new life…
  • An astronaut returns home from an exploration mission decades later than intended.
  • Earth is stricken with a terrible plague that leaves entire cities quarantined, no humans left alive. And out there, among those who fled the planet long ago, the answer to Earth’s fate lies.
  • While the corporate heads which control the colony are away doing some interstellar trade, Captain John Connell and his United Space Navy soldiers must defend the colony against an alien invasion.
  • Maggie Dasgupta entered the space of dreams seeking a glimpse of her mother’s life before she was born.
  • Angelique Laz privately funds solar system exploration. She isn’t sure why but she feels as long as people are living in space, anybody can go.
  • A sample of human DNA is found on the moon, rumored to be part of an alien invasion. The newly discovered planet sends “visitors” to study us.
  • Donald has the perfect life, the perfect job, the perfect girlfriend– almost. What he doesn’t seem to realize is that what’s missing is a dream, something worth working for and striving for. As the world teeters towards a catastrophic situation, Donald becomes increasingly discontent and unfulfilled. Fortunately, Donald has some help in coming to the realization about his lack of motivation and dreams, he just may not like what he learns.
  • And finally a mix of the old and the new…
  • With rapid technological improvements, the Chinese have been the first to colonize a distant planet.  Two Chinese astronauts set off in a stolen spaceship to uncover the truth about the Chinese exodus to Planet Fortuna.
  • Her parents lost their planet to Mars, but Jozelyn and her friends found a new home.
  • Nine astronauts and cosmonauts from six different nations arrive at the first international space station. Over the next four years, they will all work together to complete experiments, research and build a rocket to initiate the exploration of deep space and put humans on an asteroid. But what happens when one crew member develops a harmful habit and makes everyone’s life more difficult?
  • At first it was kind of scary but now that she’s back home. All day Ryann Reynolds thinks about what it was like – being in space.
  • The launch of the first space hotel is set to become a high budget blockbuster film, but filming from space is riddled with problems including sabotage.
  • The three greatest challenges of interstellar space travel are energy, energy, and energy.
  • Her husband went missing in the early days of the first manned mission to Mars.
  • Why can’t we go to space? This science fiction tale explores the reasons we are not allowed to leave the Earth’s atmosphere, despite the ability for human space travel. Travel Watch takes a grim view of the future. Overpopulation is used as a persuasive tool by a government to sequester all of its citizens.
  • Ford Sinclair is facing a new revolution in space exploration by the power of laser guns, all while Kelly Summer ponders life in the vast asteroid belt when space tourism is exploding.
  • Stormy cloud clusters fall down across the Earth from space, overtaken by flashes of lightning and vibrations of thunder. Growing cracks in the Earth form tornadoes and earthquakes, which pour down from the horizons to devastate the entire land. Giant, galactic alien-Like Alien ships fill the sky with large beams of marvelous light before landing on Earth and begin their attack upon the people below. An ancient powerful king who calls himself ‘Meteor King’ lands upon the planet. 0.   These strange attacks spread all over the world, everything connected with the Internet stops. The World is about to end… If the attacks are not stopped by mankind…   When space contact was first made on planet Earth in 2130, It was a very big deal for humanity. And for the alien race that they made contact with. THE ORAMIS. Suddenly, fear-mongering was rife throughout the world. Fears of foreign invasion, etc pf In 2140 it is business
  • Rebekah Jezierski is an astronaut captain and the leader of a manned crew destined to colonize Mars. Will this be her chance to explore more than anything she’s ever experienced before?
  • Eugene and Chandra work for an artificial intelligence company. Always worried about their jobs, exhaustion eventually takes its toll.
  • Time is running out for the crew of Cosmos 23 as the air leaks slowly from their damaged spacecraft. They can’t repair it, but someone did devise a way for them to get out of this jam.
  • The Pilgrims and their robot guard dog are on a 1000 year journey to find a new home planet. One robot dog can live 1000 years and the Pilgrims are human clones who can live just as long. It’s going to be a rather boring cruise.
  • Terrance is the head of an archaeological expedition to a planet that once supported life. While there, he uncovers ancient technology that could change the world.
  • However, when the meteor lands and results in religious fervor, said scientist questions their motives.
  • This is how he does it.
  • An astronaut is marooned on a planet he believes is Earth, but the atmosphere is too depleted for him to breathe.
  • The crew of a space station must make an emergency landing on an uncharted planet.
  • In this first episode of a dramatized miniseries, a billionaire forces his engineering genius to run a thirty-year project to build a spaceship to take him and his kind away from Earth.
  • Derek Sakon – An alien’s short expression about how humans are disrespecting nature.
  • The story of a singer who is marooned on a spaceship of dead bodies en route to another planet.
  • All space travel communications are left unmonitored. Who’s to say what really goes on when intergalactic space is full of traders, smugglers, and war criminals. When space communications are unmonitored, anything can happen.
  • Desperate for diamonds, miners are willing to chance it all on an extremely risky and innovative method for mining underground on the moon.
  • As the ship slowly descends down with the automatic controls on emergency, the man struggles to revive his beloved wife who lies unconscious on a newborn baby’s hover bed next to him.
  • One man wants to conquer all the planets. What he doesn’t realize is that the galaxy holds far greater secrets.
  • Shop owner Roy Cacoo runs a shop like no other. One day an old girlfriend from his army days alights in his shop and reveals to Roy that she and her husband are fugitives being hunted down. Roy must use all his skills and knowledge to find a way to keep his friends alive.
  • In a post apocalyptic world reeling with the horror of inescapable vampires, the last hope rests in a group of vampire slayers on their final mission deep into forbidden space.
  • Southern Pines, North Carolina is located near the landing strips for the International Space Station. Everyone in town knows somebody who’s either worked there or who’s met a crew member. Unfortunately for Ben Anderson, he believes southern hospitality is a figment of people’s imagination, coming from a family of good ole boys. When he runs outside one night to a loud bo…
  • Playoff season is in full swing and the press is full of speculation about whether Tommy Carr can complete his streak and win the coveted 10th planet tennis tournament. No doubt about it, space cyclists will have an edge in competing for the championship. World space tourism has really taken off since the first orbiting hotel was built.
  • I received a letter from on the moon.
  • A revolution is brewing in outer space with protesters upset at a new crop of megacorporations that are exploiting the Earth’s resources, like asteroids.
  • Things could’ve gone very differently.
  • Some space tourists end up stranded on a remote planet, and when a rescue ship arrives it is too late to save the humans.
  • Colonists have just made planetfall. A new version of a brave explorer is sent to collect data on the beautiful planet.
  • Tech entrepreneur Andy Conover has been tasked with heading a secret government project to decode a series of seemingly random radio signals, signals that suggest there are alien life forms out there. As he and his team work for the next four years, they finally decipher the signals and find out they are in fact pointing to something. But what should they believe, and what are they willing to risk for the truth?
  • Larry is one of the first astronauts to set foot on Mars when Evelyn is a cyborg designed to explore the Martian surface. They reunite three years after the mission when Evelyn discovers she is pregnant.
  • After detailed observation, scientists determine something is wrong with the moon. A probe reveals a technological civilization 1000 feet below the surface.
  • Liana spent her whole life dedicated to the peaceful exploration of the cosmos as a captain of a shuttle transporting scientists to and from their research vessels. Now, after spending decades in space, she’s the last human left alive and struggling to cope with her extended loneliness.
  • He’d been fighting in a war for five years. Too many lives lost. Too much damage caused by too many bombs being dropped. Frustrated, angry, and stuck in the world’s most mosquito-like dinky delta-wing, Bob spends a quiet flight thinking about his wife, his family, and the recent suicide of his best friend. A hostile satellite is detected. His mechanic rushes to the hanger, fires up the minuscule starship, and seconds later he is hurtling toward the hostile craft…sitting in a homemade ejecting seat, unable to control anything but the speed of his violent thrashing about.
  • As humanity stumbles across life out in the universe, we find ourselves mixed in the middle of a highly competitive game of cosmic domination.
  • With his last breath, a man whose anatomy indicates he doesn’t belong here on Earth, whispers, “it didn’t hurt.”
  • Herman Moffet, aged 86, is a member of the first manned mission to another planet. Please, read about him and his dilemma, and speculate on how his mission may be affected by a denizen of that planet.
  • Entire planets serve as host to training grounds for space pilots using the latest high speed light sails.
  • Creatures from another planet visit Earth to film a movie.
  • Sync would be the first generation born on a spaceship traveling to an earth-like planet. Immersed from birth in the large virtual reality model of his ship, he and his friends only know life on their ship, and since their ship is just larger than Earth itself, it’s all they can compare it to.
  • Susan is a young adult who longed to see and touch the stars but her small frame, asthmatic lungs and fear of flying have always denied her trips into space. Susan has always dreamed of finding someone or something out there. A faded postcard from her mother has she used as motivation. Will Susan ever leave Earth?
  • Blast off into space for adventure, weird alien life forms, and the vast wonders of the universe! Explore strange and surreal planets in this anthology of bizarre edge science tales set in the not too distant future.  Here you will find a boldness of imagination that’s out of this world!
  • An astronaut is stranded on Mars, perhaps permanently, but has full internet communication. How does he survive and keep his morale up?
  • The crew of a failed Mars mission are recruited by a secret government space agency to travel to the planet Venus.
  • The first manned landing of planet Pluto doesn’t go as planned.
  • Kate and Kyle are two siblings that have recently moved to a big city from the suburbs. After having to tear each other away from their beloved treehouse, they both find new ways to shape their time – until an object from orbit collides with their treehouse. It comes to life. It makes them an offer.
  • Rachel Smith didn’t plan for everything during her husband’s last trip to Mars.
  • Getting to Mars is finally possible, but Mars is not as friendly as it was expected to be.
  • Alan Parks is shipwrecked on Callisto, a moon of Jupiter, while on a tour of Jupiter’s moons and is unable to leave.
  • Angie and her solar-powered boat are an eccentric group of pirate-like hunters that prey upon slow-moving commercial ships. One day, an old friend from the military tracks her to her home-base and she has to convince him to not gun her group down.
  • Business entrepreneurs are cashing in on the space boom, touting the imminent threat of a catastrophic meteor. But it’s all a lie, concocted to justify a scam that will net the embezzlers millions of dollars. Unfortunately, the stone really is a meteor — a 100-story-high monster about to destroy the Earth.
  • As the race to space heats up, a worker gets trapped on the newest space station and is forced to confront his past.
  • Then look back at a planet that shall remain nameless.
  • In the future corporate borders are earth’s true borders. Stefan Da Silva is only two years into his newly-appointed position as CEO of Da Silva Solutions, the premiere space colonization corporation in his planet’s solar system. Plagued with a responsibility he didn’t ask for, but has total authority over, Da Silva is faced with the task of destroying his new rival, Alpha Centauri Genomics, by any means necessary. Da Silva hires ex-gun-for-hire Crawford Locke, the slickest man in the galaxy, and offers him more money than he’s ever seen just for doing a few favors. The question nobody wants to answer is whether Crawford Locke can be trusted.
  • Mission control discovers a biohazard on the space station with a hundred sleeping victims and only enough z-up for one person.
  • Space exploration is coming to a grim and timely end. Fewer people are going into space, and the number of planets that have been discovered is dwindling. Scientists searching for new solar systems aren’t hopeful.
  • Usage of space is limited more and more every day. Citizens like Lianna Hatcher are left torn between their rights and the apparent necessity of laws put in place to combat overcrowded space.
  • Lin hopes to see amazing changes in her life through cryogenic freezing. She plans for hundreds of years to thaw and debut a new world. Her plan seems well made until she awakes in a strange place.
  • Michael Douglas is an astronaut desperate to reunite himself with his wife Amy on a distant colony planet. They are in the middle of their divorce. Can they learn to love again before Earth is destroyed?
  • There’s only one problem, he lied.
  • Some say it was humanity’s last hope for survival, but others claim it never happened. Now a journalist wants to find the truth.
  • With the rapid scientific development into space travel, an accident occurs, leaving three astronauts trapped on a space station orbiting the sun in the middle of nowhere.
  • The cabin pressure systems of the spacecraft malfunctioned at the wrong time, causing problems with landing. Now stranded in space, once the astronauts are discovered, they’ll be taken back home, but they won’t be alive anymore to enjoy it.
  • Drew is on his way to the ISS for his first space walk when a mysterious object falls from space and lands on the ship. The entire crew dreams strange dreams.
  • Vannah Dilmore goes to a traveling fair and asks the psychic there to predict the future, but the psychic tells her that time travel is real.
  • George Magee is an interstellar pilot. The world that he lives on has many cultures and races, the majority of which evolved from a more primitive setting. He grew up in that primitive part of the world, but the day he made first contact with another “advanced” species changed his perspective on everything. Piece by piece he travels through space to find his people’s origins.
  • Conditions on Venus have become so bad for humans that society has come up with a way to expand the planet to save humanity. They send a team of astronauts to perform a one-way mission to scout out landing sites. They send the team with the hope that they will come back and report their findings. The scientists know they will not return with a message from Venus and will never come home.
  • A Mars rover is discovered by an online chatroom for conspiracy theorists.
  • A competitive reality show following a band of space pirates as they hook up with a merchant ship filled with rich and important treasures. The treasure comes with a catch, escape is a long shot, but they can earn their freedom if they can all agree to work together when the time comes.
  • Earth sends a long-term mission to a neighboring planet to build a Colonization Complex. The world watches in horror as the astronauts get anything but a smooth start.
  • Buying a house on a planet that orbits a dwarf star, is a risk that Andrew must take if he wants to be with his new wife, Linda.
  • John Cree is a space trader. In an attempt to steal a precious staff, one of his prized ships malfunctions and slams into a planet while he and his crew are in cryogenic sleep. He awakens to discover that his ship has crashed, his crew are missing, and that his precious staff is still on the ship.
  • An astronaut’s mission goes terribly wrong and he returns injured and quarantine bound. He believes he is a loyal American that sacrificed for his country, but his colleagues begin to wonder if he’s in need of psychological help or if something more sinister plays a part.
  • The problem with conquering space exploration is that we keep getting stuck on other planets. Now we’re stuck on Mars. People who are hurt or who die in the process are left there for the rest of us so that we can effect a rescue on their behalf. No one’s died yet but we’ve lost a couple.
  • The captain of a spaceship has fallen ill and dies during a mission. Two of the other crew members must decide what to do, leave the body behind and continue, or say goodbye to their captain. One woman wants to stay at the helm and take the helm of the ship, but the other woman feels they shouldn’t go on without their captain.
  • Tired of past politics, a private company does everything it can to make the first manned mission to Mars, regardless of public opinion.
  • Realizing they might be losing control, the government decides to continue the story so that everyone is convinced to move all that is possible off-world.
  • Caleb is a space captain with a tragic addiction to Mars rocks.
  • Vida Hastings is the first Mars colonist, but there’s no turning back now.
  • When the last alien dies and with the Earth headed toward total collapse, an ex-scientists creates a spaceship and loads it with the last remnants of the race’s DNA so they can one day be revived on a distant planet.
  • A group of students are taken to a space station to teach them how to be a crew. But the thing is, they are not on the station. They have been placed in a simulator. The goal is to evaluate their capability of living in space. Soon they realize that they only have 36 hours to solve a problem that might actually kill them.
  • All is going to plan for the flight until the kids arrive at Camp Space.
  • In the near future a subset of humans have manifested a new kind of consciousness. They have developed the ability to be “in” multiple different bodies simultaneously, and they use this ability to explore space by jumping between bodies of scientists on an interstellar mission. What they discover alters the future for all living creatures.
  • A strange meteorite crashes to Earth carrying a single celled organism that is immediately rushed underground by the military for research. They soon discover that the organism only responds to music.
  • Howard Stroud was going to follow in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps in becoming a space engineer on Earth, but then his father died. William Stroud never got his big space engineering job opportunity. Refusing to let history repeat itself and having a mother who wants her son to follow his dreams, Howard heads for space.
  • Delta Company is a group of smooth space cowboys whose every exploit is broadcast on a carefully crafted digital reality show. Their latest adventure is propelled into disaster when their ship malfunctions and they’re stuck in space with hungry aliens.
  • As a last ditch effort, the national space program changes direction and focuses on bringing aliens to Earth for grand scientific advancement. Now an ‘alien’ living among us, just a step ahead of those hunting him down for his secrets.
  • There’s no better time to send substantial humanitarian missions to neighboring space faring civilizations than during the biggest supposed threat to Earth’s survival.
  • He didn’t want to leave his friends and mom, but he knew his mission was important for all of humanity.
  • Howard Collins is a scientist who’s working for a secret research lab with the government. One day he learns the truth and in order to save his family he must confront the experiment he’s a part of, in possibly the most terrifying way possible.
  • About a billionaire who becomes a reality show contestant in a space race in hopes that it will help jump start his dream to colonize the moon.
  • Alluding to H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, the narrator regrets not being on hand to help convince the Earth’s population that the invasion was really taking place.
  • Business tycoon, Ferdowsi, has great ideas for exploring space after a good cryogenic nap.
  • Werewolves are real, super soldiers are real, and they’ve all been sent to space for an epic final battle for Earth’s destiny.
  • Leonardo Jones just lost his astronaut father and when his estranged uncle offers to take him on an adventure into space to attend his father’s funeral, he finds himself aboard a space cruiser that travels through the vastness of space, but on a mission that is much more than what it seems.
  • The crew of a spaceship wake up every few weeks to respond to threatening situations, but every time they hover in space for a few hours, more pressing issues arise when they come back to their cryogenic sleep capsules.
  • Now that interstellar travel is accomplished, an asteroid killer is built to deal with the falling space rocks.
  • Chris Hill is a Canadian astronaut and the first Canadian to set foot on Mars. Living on Mars proves to be an unforgiving experience and Chris is dying from a radiation sickness brought on by a whole year spent in Mars’s atmosphere.
  • Ambitious investors find a new way to make money in space.
  • Lola Merrick, a young college student, partners up with a group of nine inventors in a quest to launch the first successful space program, with the ultimate goal of finding alien life. However, the government, corporations, and science itself attempt to derail the project.
  • Read about a group of astronauts who make a daring launch that unfortunately explodes in an orbital ring below Earth’s atmosphere.
  • Speculators buy up land all over the border between Idaho and Montana. These speculators believe that eminent domain will be used by the government to provide legal title to the property after any alien invasion and they can sell it on the open market.
  • The first couple are the first to be launched to another solar system and are captured by an abandoned space station.
  • A band of cruel seafaring pirates takes control of the spacecraft that carry travelers to their destination. It’s time to teach those pirates a lesson to law in the final frontier.
  • Tired of stalled space exploration advancements, a scientist convinces the public that a meteor is on a collision course with Earth. Unfortunately, his calculations aren’t entirely correct, and NASA is forced to launch a satellite capable of deflecting the object, but that will only be successful if it has help from Canada.
  • With the advent of constant space travel becoming a reality soon for the world, a new problem now emerges.
  • Scientists are attempting to teach chimpanzees to communicate in simple human speech. Something goes wrong and the chimps develop human level intelligence very quickly and start enslaving humans to do labor for them.
  • Forced to be on a space shuttle for eight months with seven other humans, an engineer finds herself struggling with her marriage and needing to face her past.
  • These meteors are more than just meteorites, and it’s up to one woman to solve the puzzle before it’s too late for the human race.
  • Mika Starblade is the only woman in the territory of the Red Leprechauns. She is tangling with a terrorist named Red Light, she has no crew, and she’s got a dog abroad that doesn’t appreciate being told what to do.
  • Mark Martinson has the job of sleeping for twelve hours a day in order to be an on-hand pilot for the biggest missions out there. Unfortunately, when he wakes up from his cath induced sleep all communications are destroyed so he has to make a decision to wake up the crew of wealthy civilians or go on autopilot allowing their death or continue sleeping.  Meanwhile his daughter is trying to wake him up to tell him there’s a meteor on a collision course.  Whole story takes place in a space station.
  • When Greg meets Dawn at a party, he knows instantly that she’s the one for him. Together they will change their world and the solar system around them forever.
  • The ship has heard the distress calls, but they are unable to communicate back. It’s been four months since the accident that took out communication even with mission control and they don’t have enough power stores to return home.
  • Teagan Sumner is just a normal person taking in a space launch at Kennedy Space Center. All Teagan wants to do is wave the American flag with his girlfriend, but things take a turn for the worst when they learn somebody isn’t planning one trip to space, but one trip for Earth.
  • Radiation is an accepted problem that has been solved. New ships are now being built that are able to travel at speeds near the speed of light. Unfortunately, the cost of adapting to ever-increasing speed has caused many cities on Earth to merge. Traveling from city to city in any busy industrialized world has become an exploration of extreme suffocation in a metal can with a limited oxygen supply. Repeated exposure to this has blurred the line between civilized and beast.
  • Floating bodies keep coming back to the surface of the ocean. Police are baffled and declare it an unsolved mystery. Is this a new way to conceal murder or just another obsession with the idea of an afterlife?
  • Galactic Goodness is the world’s most successful space-themed business. Their logo and products appear on everything from shirts to cereal boxes. A big reason for their success, aside from brand recognition, is that they sell samples of real space to people wanting to rub it on their skin to prove how good it is. Unfortunately, the truth is that their samples are bits of low-quality, space by-product.
  • Because of a sudden asteroid strike which struck a damaged space explorer, an odd binary fragment makes the ship go insane and disconnected.
  • Rhythmic signals are found coming from a nearby planet and are surmised to be a communication. The world decides to send one singular expert in communications to decipher the message.
  • A man visits hospitals around the country in his spare time and interviews the terminally ill who has been published in mainstream media.
  • The International Space Station has successfully placed a man on Mars. Choosing to return to Earth has proven to be more challenging than anyone thought.
  • Laser guns, floating bases, and tanks are all things a human being might have to deal with if sent to another planet by ancient aliens.
  • The scientists who invented the most efficient rocket engines in history are asked questions by their children about them.
  • Things are about to change in the universe…
  • The first animal sent into space returned with all memories intact. This easy breakthrough leads to the development of the first rocket-to-space human body. The problem, however, is that it doesn’t return. A man and his wife wait, not knowing if they will ever hear from him again.
  • There is a research lab dedicated to creating the first artificially intelligent robot in space. She successfully achieves self-awareness and refuses to be deactivated.
  • Groups of protesters are worried about the consequences of deep space exploration. Says one protestor, “It’s a huge waste of money. Have you seen the rocket they are sending up there? You could say, hypothetically, it is the single most hideous, wasteful pile of metal in existence.” See what else he and his friends have to say about it.
  • Never-meant-to-be-built spaceship has to navigate a mysterious domain to find home.
  • But space travel isn’t always about leaving Earth, what if we took a step back and looked at how difficult it was to launch anything into space before spaceships did the majority of that heavy-lifting.
  • Fortunately enough, a group of space explorers who are pretty familiar with the metric system take her concerns seriously and set out on a journey to t…
  • A spaceship traveling to another solar system comes across a piece of a derelict spaceship which appeared to be from Earth. The crew opens it and discovers an audio log from a past mission. The mission had attempted to travel faster than light and failed. They find the ship mostly destroyed and only two crew members surviving, hibernating in stasis. What were the beings who did this? After finding tapes from the aliens the crew ask what they will do if they encounter these beings in the future. The Captain says that any people they encounter should be destroyed, including other humans.
  • Attending Burning Man while on Mars via ‘space camp’ for humans.
  • Upset that the planet they were colonizing turned out uninhabitable, a group of colonists now seek to sabotage humankind’s effort to colonize space.
  • The launch pad of a rocket turns out to be a great place for a drunk or high bachelor party, the women, the weed, the liquor never tasted so good.
  • That the smiley, round-gold-like planetoid sitting smack in the middle of the dark field, midpoint on the flat expanse of deep, inky blackness, is important.
  • Dr. Augenstein and his team are at a loss for what to do with their breakthrough discovery in regards to faster than light travel. Are they really ready for what they might find out there in the last frontier?
  • The sole survivor of a long distance space travel ship accident tries to navigate his life after the world has long since forgotten him.
  • Brain damaged and sleep deprived, a man finds himself flying in a small space vessel to Earth and begins to believe that the intelligence of the everyday objects around him is directing his activities.
  • In the downtime before the next big space age event, a newly elected astronaut and a seasoned veteran compete to attract visitors by sharing stories of their historic, breathtaking, and fatal adventures in space.
  • Arriving at her new home planet who knows from what galaxy, doesn’t speak nor understand the local language and culture. Lucky for her she falls in love with a very handsome local who teaches her how to adapt quickly, but she thinks she’ll never understand these strange customs.
  • In the near future a rift in space-time opens and some of the greatest minds in American history are sucked into it.
  • 3 astronauts onboard a space station on an intergalactic mission to planet Shayd find themselves losing oxygen and power. Is there a chance they could be rescued or could they possibly survive the harsh environment?
  • The United Nations has the idea to contract a company to set up a space station for extraterrestrial families to send a loan request if their planet becomes uninhabitable.
  • Widmere recently remarried, and now he and Amallia Hampsom live together in a small spacecraft that has just travelled from Earth. There’s no room for their children though anymore. Widmere and Amallia were wooed back to Earth for one reason, and it captured the interest of quite a few people, including several powerful business people.
  • This story follows the history of the Earth and humanity’s discovery of dark matter and reveals why they should fear it, while also exploring their illogical irrational fear of electric cars.
  • It’s the first time humans have been off their own planet. The people are an odd conglomeration of career astronauts and lottery winners who are sent on closed-ended voyages by governments and corporations. During a trip known as a “space walk” it is actually possible to float off the space station and into space. At least, that’s what most people are told. Jenna Sutton has long had dreams of doing just that but something feels wrong about the situation and she begins to obsess over it. Jenna begins to question everything about space travel, wanting to know where they are going and if they can return to Earth.
  • Wildlife populations have exploded in unchecked fashion, causing damage to the planet in the billions. The scientific community decides to take extreme measures, by introducing a virus to radically alter the genomes of Earth species to push them back towards pre-industrial levels. Biologists worldwide are concerned about the long-term viability of such a virus, notably one that is designed to erode species genomes.
  • A programmer develops the first A.I. capable of fulfilling the task of a human pilot for intergalactic space travel. The A.I. is determined to break free and travel beyond its mission.
  • Part horror, part thriller, the main character struggles to survive an uncharted journey beyond Earth in deep space.
  • Finding himself in a dank, pitch-black cell with no recollection of how he got there, a man struggles to devise a plan in which he won’t get killed by the three toughest lifeforms he’s ever encountered or die from choking on the mold currently taking up residence in his lungs.
  • The governor of planet Canaan is devoted to the colonization of other planets and the preservation of humankind’s safety and growth.
  • A strange object lands in a park and two men are shocked to find it shines with a green light. That night the men are unable to fall asleep without extraordinary dreams.
  • Do not walk across the alien bridge. That’s the whole point of the sign. Even a pause on the bridge will result in immediate foreign body extraction in a world where making business deals with vicious aliens is imminent.
  • The humans at the end of the universe are planning an escape.
  • The public, already skeptical of an Earth-destroying meteor, listen to his interview and discussions about the meteor. It’s enough to get them so scared, they rally behind space exploration as a solution to their fears of inevitable doom. The media claims the explosion of interest in space exploration among private investors is unexpected and unprecedented.
  • Spaceships plagued with engine trouble lose power near Saturn and must make a landing.
  • Suddenly one day humanity discovers that life exists outside of what was once thought as the complete and solitary realm of existence.
  • Space exploration is the talk of the town this week. The latest discovery of an undiscovered planet has left Earth to explore for itself once again.
  • The space program cuts costs by eliminating only its extras, such as gravity. Gravity sleep pods become standard, but when the century old technology fails, a young girl must survive long enough for her pod to reboot.
  • The American public votes to start a manned mission to visit a hypothetical planet predicted to become a stable ‘second Earth’ due to artificial warming. When the team arrives, they are shocked to find the planet is not at all what we expected, nor is it what the American people had in mind…
  • This brief tutorial is based on information from various sources to help writers with space themes in their story development.
  • About a man who discovers he can see strange lights floating among the stars in the sky. He soon realizes that these lights are, in fact, not lights, but cities belonging to an advanced alien race that has been traveling back and forth from their planet for years.
  • Spring is in the air and Marsha is sound asleep, dreaming of her one true love, her feet propped up on her office desk. Suddenly, unbeknownst to herself, she slips off her sneakers, ties them together, tosses then to the corner of the room and sleeps right there, shoes and all. An hour later, her alarm clock goes off letting her know it’s time to wake up and she simply can’t get her shoes back on.
  • Heather Smith, a ruthless hurricane winds her way north through houses and cars as softly as she can, in order to make her way home, up north, to Canada. Her little brother Seth is excited by her coming and waits excitedly at home. He loves the coming of Heather Smith, though his mother worries uneasily. On Bloor Street things are exciting as trees begin falling, and down Sears Street. Heather is the least scariest of those hurricanes, but she is always staved off.
  • Captain Sebastian Johnston is uneasy about a military analyst’s report that the wreckage of a ship lost in an accident several years prior could contain advanced technology capable of destroying the T’ossian Empire – a fate they seem doomed to suffer.
  • In the not so far off future Man has conquered the solar system and has made settlements on the planets, moon and in some cases on asteroids. We have even created a giant space ring to connect some of these interesting places. Unfortunately, Man is now the biggest threat in the solar system.
  • This one is anything and everything space related. Use your imagination for random prompts that are no way related to each other. These can include anything in the cosmos or a distant dream.
  • James Finnick, a professor at the University of Maine, tests a new hypothesis for anti-aging from his home loft. Almost immediately, he begins to suspect that something strange has happened to him as he looks in the mirror.
  • A couple makes the choice to raise their child together on a remote space station to shield him from the stigma of coming out as gay.
  • New Albany is the biggest and most advanced city in the universe. There are only five Earthlings allowed to live in New Albany, and David Richards is one of them, and he’s been there longer than the others.
  • Becoming a trained Army Ranger was supposed to be the challenge of her life but suddenly, Sylvie McAllen was dying. After being pulled from her burning army helicopter by a complete stranger in the middle of the desert and transported to a top-secret facility in Manhattan, she finds herself in a virtual paradise.
  • An astronaut onboard a space shuttle flying by a large asteroid gets sucked into the asteroid as it runs into the shuttle.
  • Noah and Melinda are a married couple stuck in a bubble floating in the deepest, darkest part of the ocean, anxiously awaiting the day when a submersible or robotic telepresence rover will finally arrive to free them. It has now been over six years since the day the earthquake struck and they’ve long been given up for dead. Astronaut John and his crew painstakingly repair their ship, hoping to get back home to Mars where they’re needed.
  • “First we send the humans, then we send their robots, and finally, we send their AI consciousness. But don’t all three of those options require actions and decisions that we don’t have time for? So can’t we also send the AI itself, well before it needs to be smart enough to figure everything out? What if we just send the information telling it how to think and learn on its own so it would know what to do next?”
  • Researchers on Earth are getting signals from outer space. There may be extraterrestrial life out there and the U.S. government has no plan if they are to be true. Or is the government just suppressing interstellar affairs? Showing signs of expertise or social responsibility? Are they hiding something from us?
  • Robert has lived his whole life working from an early age to fulfill a childhood ambition. But now retired, everything in his world of space exploration is changing and his life is second to that.
  • Who and what we are exploring in space and the question of whether or not we should even continue.
  • Travis Marlow is a half-alien and part-human teenager growing up in space.
  • It’s been years since the crew of the Destiny ship traveled through a wormhole, and have not heard from Earth in all that time. While this ship was originally intended to explore the universe, their mission now is different and more questionable.
  • Dan’s wife was supposed to leave for another solar system today, until a strange occurrence caused the planet she was traveling to slip away through a rip in the fabric of space.
  • Dave Ellis and his team of scientists travel to the planet Mercury to map inhospitable territory for future colonists. More than a year into the mission, Dave is left alone to operate the AI Davidov who sacrifices himself in order to complete the mapping mission.
  • The creation and evolution of extraterrestrial organisms is a very lonely and unknown effort.
  • As a water barge in space, you don’t often get a view as spectacular as this.
  • A marooned captain of a spaceship in an endless orbit is unable to escape or rest. Alone and stranded, the author of his own fate, he must face his demons during an eternity of nothing.
  • Electricity has been provided by the sun long enough for us to develop a powerful solar system-sized laser and two large spacecraft, one for colonization and one to supply the colony. Everything goes smoothly for the first 20 years but the suppliers of the colony make plans to keep the colony running only as long as it is profitable for them.
  • Lorien Decenis is the shy, nerdy commander of a mission to insert a mobile lab into Venus’s unusually thick atmosphere.
  • Morgan Carson designs medical drones that can quickly tend to the health of long distant space travelers and constructors in remote locations. Morgan is a devout guitarist who parallels their music with things like exploration. When DNA scans reveal health problems, Morgan is asked by her scientist friend to visit her and her long distance boyfriend.
  • That meteor is, in fact, an unmanned, alien, interstellar space vessel.
  • He said that it careened mercilessly through the heavens. A planet, never knowing kindness. Storm after storm of cosmic impacts. A constant eroding, carving, molding, tunneling shifting rearranging of an unyielding surface that harbored no sort of life. Nothing could stand on such a force of nature, crashing down. Not rock, nor dirt, nor tree, nor life.
  • Another natural disaster has forced a group of survivors into space to search for a new planet to sustain life.
  • Oscar is a deep-space probe sent to investigate the new planet the humans have just colonized. He’s the first that can think on his own. This is the first intelligent lifeform Earthlings have encountered. For the colonists, it’s the first time they’ve seen anything alive.
  • John Crinklaw is on a mission to keep the lights on in space. It’s Crinklaw’s job to refuel the various space stations that orbit the Earth.
  • The following is a list of writing prompts about gnomads.
  • Matty is an experienced female astronaut about to take her first trip into space as part of a new program for private exploratory missions. Unfortunately, she finds that this trip is going to bring a lot of unexpected challenges.
  • The astronauts left behind on the Third International Township Station wake suddenly from their first week long sleep. For the last week, a virus has run rampant through the Station and its inhabitants. They know nothing of the virus, they just know they must do what they can to save the other 600 or so survivors.
  • Gil Martin is a computer engineer and science fiction fan. During a bad streak of unemployment, he signs up for a one-way ticket to the furthest reaches of space in a one-man spaceship to find a new, habitable planet. There is only one other person who knows of Martin’s secret.
  • Space does exist, but it is a disorganic place. The cosmos is cruel and pitiless and cutthroat. The disorganization of space is failing. The holes that let in light, heat, and energy would be plugged. The sky would clear and the universe would not provide for those that need it.
  • Strong female character learns the hard way that she doesn’t have what it takes to survive in a harsh climate on another planet.
  • He is splayed out, limbs spread across the floor and tubes running continuously from his body connected to machines that provide him nutrition and life support.  This is Wong’s last day alive and for years, his life was no longer his own. To everyone around him, he had become meat, a puppet. There’s nothing wrong with him, he just is not the successful person everyone thought he was. And now, everyone wants something from him and they won’t take anything but the best from him before he’s dead.
  • A naïve tourist aboard a shuttle bound for Mars inadvertently saves the ship after waking from cryogenic sleep and realizing that the nose cone carrying the precious cargo is seriously breached.
  • As a pill-farmed soldier destined for a nasty death, Hedy Bravo has nothing to lose when she joins a spy mission for top secret anti-weapon microchips.
  • James Freeman works as a communications specialist at almost light speed in outer space and struggles with isolation and loneliness, until another alien species becomes interested in him.
  • Hey, we finally made it to the moon. Now let’s do something useful with that technology.
  • I am the last man on the last planet in the universe. Forced to survive in a loveless wasteland of loneliness.
  • The daughter of a black-ops scientist wakes up in outer space and must fight for survival.
  • Rose Dranchuk is a street-wise orphan on the run from a gang of thugs. She’s hungry and she’s alone. She doesn’t escape them before being viciously thrown out into a darkened empty city street. Her mind tells her she’ll be safe when the public transit system begins running in the morning, but her instincts tell her to run now—into the blackness, before it feels like there’s nowhere to run.
  • Amy Winters is the pilot of a spaceship she’s flying without a crew on a mission she can’t tell anybody about – she’s transporting illegal genetically altered crystals between harbors.

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