Hat tip to ‘Star Trek’? US Space Force names new unit ‘SpOC’

Washington (AFP) – The United States’ (US) new Space Force military wing revealed on Tuesday that one of its units would be named ‘Space Operations Command’ – or ‘SpOC’ for short, in an echo of pointy-eared Star Trek character Spock. An earnest statement from Space Force unveiled its organisational structure, but made no reference to SpOC’s fictional predecessor who was the unflappable science officer on the Starship Enterprise. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin