The biggest highlights of the footage were the introduction of Anson Mount's Captain Pike and Ethan Peck's bearded Spock, who says he's been having visions of the "Red Angel" since he was young and only now does he know where it's pointing him towards.
"And I got a text message from the casting director, Orly Sitowitz, and she said, 'welcome aboard, Mr. Spock'".
The trailer also features the return of Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) from season one.
"When they fit me, they fit me in the original gold uniform from Enterprise because Discovery takes place 10 years before the original series", she said.
The second season will also visit the Kelpiens' home planet, now known to be called Kamanar, and Jones teased there may be a secret behind the Kelpiens' lives on the planet.
'I've seen this angel too - and I had this unmistakable feeling that everything was going to be alright, ' Burnham said in the preview.
If you're a fan of Doug Jones' Saru, you're in luck, because the alien character will be learning a shocking piece of information about himself that Jones could not spoil.
Martin-Green said Ethan is "just so good!" Chieffo, who plays L'Rell, confirmed that her character is now officially the Chancellor of the Klingon Empire. Hence, in a time of war the Klingons would shave their heads. "We can create a world where we really do respect each other". But he is definitely back, telling the crowd, "We find him where we left him". Fans will know that's not necessarily a good thing. Check back in January, but in the meantime Cruz reminded the NYCC crowd that we in the USA have an election in November and that "we have to save each other".
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has a 50GB day one patch
With these bigger file sizes has also come the annoyance of day one updates, which are a requirement for online play. The Blackout battle royale game mode will apparently be fully playable once 16-20 GB of the install is completed.
US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns
For what it's worth, " Ivanka Trump laughed when she was told of the speculation", says CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta . An April Quinnipiac University poll found 63% of voters approved of her job performance, compared with 17% who disapproved.