Morning Roundup: Liu Yang Becomes China’s First Woman in Space

Over the weekend, China launched i’s first woman into space. Her name is Liu Yang and she is a taikonaut (the chinese term for astronaut)! There’s also been word from an old space probe friend named Voyager 1. And, of course, pressing issues about the Ninja Turtles too. Welcome to your week.

Today’s highlights include:

  1. Details on Liu Yang’s flight.
  2. Ninja Turtles are totally cancelled.
  3. Interstellar space has been reached!

[Photo of Liu Yang via Time]

Every day Stubby the Rocket jets around the internet looking for links of interest. When Stubby finds these links, they get put in our handy Links of Interest section and sometimes on our Twitter and Facebook!  Here’s today’s selection:

Stubby the Rocket is the voice and mascot of Stubby waved to Liu this morning from high orbit. 


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