John Young looking superfly in 1972 following Apollo 16. Photo from Retro Space Images on Facebook.
Okay, NASA announced several new prospective launch vehicles this week; one of these vehicles (the SLS) looks like a dope-ass Saturn V rocket with boosters.
In addition, they discovered a planet with two suns which happens not to have occurred in Star Wars movies or in Old Spice ads. DOUBLE SUN POWER!!!!!! All in all, it’s been a pretty cool week on the space front. 
I have been pretty busy in real life so I haven’t had much time to cover these events; however, they did end up at my Tumblr blog. If you’d like to read about these stories in further detail, check out the archives section at “As Only NASA Can.”

Emily Carney is a writer, space enthusiast, and creator of the This Space Available space blog, published since 2010. In January 2019, Emily’s This Space Available blog was incorporated into the National Space Society’s blog. The content of Emily’s blog can be accessed via the This Space Available blog category.

Note: The views expressed in This Space Available are those of the author and should not be considered as representing the positions or views of the National Space Society.

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