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Stylish NASA posters imagine the future of space tourism (pictures)

In future centuries, popular vacation destinations may literally be out of this world. NASA commissioned a new installment of speculative vintage travel posters to sell the best spots to visit in our solar system and beyond.

11 Images By February 11, 2016

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How space tourism would have been sold 60 years ago

For some reason, this year it has become a thing to imagine the distant future of space tourism as it might have been sold via vintage posters.

By May 18, 2015

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Google tries boosting Greek tourism -- and maybe itself, too

The search titan is touting a program to help Greek companies expand the country's tourism economy. Could be it'll also improve Google's image in Europe.

By September 29, 2014

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GPS spelling mistake sends American the wrong way, and onto TV

Technically Incorrect: Noel Santillan rented a car on arrival in Iceland and spelled the name of his destination incorrectly. A long and fascinating journey ensued, and took him all the way to celebrity.

By February 4, 2016

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'Space' tourism goes ballooning for $75,000 a head

You won't confuse World View's near-space balloon rides with a trip to the International Space Station, but the views will still be incredible.

By October 23, 2013

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Taiwan: Come for the tourism, stay for the free Wi-Fi

Taiwan uses free widespread Wi-Fi at 4,400 hot spots to lure tourists. Visitors just need to open an account on the iTaiwan Wi-Fi network.

By June 12, 2013

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes, 1 dead

The space plane, designed for space tourism, crashed in California's Mojave Desert. One fatality and one major injury have been confirmed by Virgin Galactic.

By October 31, 2014

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Branson on Virgin Galactic crash: 'Space flight is hard -- but worth it'

As the National Transportation Safety Board takes the lead role in investigating the crash of SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the space-tourism venture would still "love to finish what we started."

By November 1, 2014

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At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly

Rocket nuts have been waiting for years for the era of space tourism to begin. Here's where it might just get off the ground.

By May 17, 2014

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Tatooine needs you! Help Tunisia save a piece of ‘Star Wars’ lore

Tunisian tourism groups are betting the force of "Star Wars" fans can help them save the one-time desert home of Anakin Skywalker.

By April 8, 2014