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NASA's space tourism posters will make you want to explore the galaxy

By: Michael Graham Richard on Feb. 12, 2016, 5 p.m.
Luke Skywalker would feel at home.

Photo: NASA/JPL

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Kepler-16b: Tatooine's sibling

Kepler-16b orbits a pair of stars (also known as a binary star), similarly to the fictional desert planet Tatooine in the film "Star Wars: A New Hope." It was discovered in 2011 using the space observatory aboard NASA's Kepler spacecraft, hence its name.

The clever poster points out that on Keple3r-16b, your shadow would “always have company” because of the two sources of light.