Carnival of Space 37

Colony worlds is hosting Carnival of space #37

My contribution was my article on Boeing proposed space gas stations, which could reduce costs and increase payloads going beyond low earth orbit

Darnell Clayton of Colonyworlds discusses using Mercury as a prison planet

BadAstronomy discusses the start of a new 11 year sunspot cycle

Centauri Dreams discusses a basic interstellar probe. Not to get to another star but just to get to interstellar space just outside of the main effects of our Sun