Discovery readies for its final flight, while Plan B from Canada take a long shot at the Google Lunar X Prize with a ship design that incorporates three hockey pucks.

Elsewhere in the galaxy, the jury remains out, but, if you haven’t already heard, the Kepler telescope may have found more than 1200 extrasolar planets in one small piece of the sky. Fifty-four of these may be potential earths.

Finally, for those who want video….

I couldn’t find any good ones for this Newspace, so here are some super-pointless uploads from today: Superman and Spider-woman go Bollywood, and Thor and Superman run the strength tester at a recent West Palm Beach event.