Space Race Redux?

A few days after the Iranians sent a monkey into space and a month after North Korea’s rocket launch, South Korea has fired off its first civilian rocket, while a seventh-grade girl in the States rocketed Hello Kitty to the edge. (Video at the link and below the cut).

Leaving the RIM

RIM (Research in Motion) changed their name to Blackberry today, and announced the impending release of the Blackberry 10, in their plan to revive the failing company.

News from the Tooniverse

Newsarama informs us the current Green Lantern and Young Justice series will be cancelled, and delivers sundry other animated announcements.

Because Shatner rarely does public appearances.

Texas introduces a Star Trek-themed lottery game—and William Shatner will be helping with promo.

Hello Kitty in Space!

And what would a Newspace be without Cosplay? Here are some highlights from Ohayocon 2013 in Columbus, Ohio: