Today, Mars passes closer to Earth today than it has in eleven years.

And this past weekend saw a lot of SF conventions, including:

(this week’s Newspace avoids just showing the usual, slick Con and Cosplay videos. Some of these highlight just one aspect of a Con, from a fannish perspective)

MegaCon (Orlando, Florida):

Anime Explosion (Norfolk, VA):

Momocon (Atlanta, GA):

Fanime (San Jose, CA):

Festival Alienígena (Capilla del Monte, Argentina):

Mobicon XIX (Mobile, AL):

ConQuesT (Kansas City, MO):

Shock Stock (London, Ontario):

MisCon (Missoula, MT):

Timegate (Atlanta, GA):