SYSTEMS: Not content with watching Richard Branson et al grab all the headlines with sub-orbital "space tourism", one organisation wants to roll back the years to the Pan-Am style world of travel and help with planning a trip to Mars. All in the name of art, of course. Read the full story on The Verge.
It’s not hard to send your friends a vacation postcard from Saturn — even if you never actually visit.
All it takes is a visit to the Intergalactic Travel Bureau, a combination of science classroom and performance art project that briefly popped up in New York.
For two weeks in July, you could step inside an unassuming office near Times Square and plot a vacation as near as Mars or as far as a distant galaxy, all with the glamour of a ‘60s Pan-Am magazine spread.
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NB:Mars astronaut image via Shutterstock.