NASA's Google+ Hangout links Space Station, "Star Trek Into Darkness" crews

The director, a writer and some actors in the film "Star Trek Into Darkness" will join NASA as it hosts a Google+ Hangout from noon to 12:45 p.m. EDT, May 16, about how work aboard the International Space Station is turning science fiction into reality.

Google+ opens to the masses

Google's popular social networking platform is now open to the masses - and does not require a specially sent invite to join.