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These Space X Mars Tourism Posters Make Us Want To Go On Holiday

18/05/2015 14:56 BST | Updated 18/05/2015 14:59 BST

Elon Musk is not a person that's lacking in imagination. In fact his vision for the future sees us battling our own robot creations, powering our homes with giant batteries and all the while exploring the stars.

To capture some of that pure imagination the genius entrepreneur asked some artists to come up with these absolutely stunning tourism posters for Mars.

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Capturing the boundless curiosity of the 30s and 50s the tourism posters succeed in immediately making us hate ourselves for not being born later.

Whether you're looking for a holiday on one of Mars' Phobos and Deimos, or perhaps you were thinking Olympus Mons - the gargantuan mountain that makes Everest look like a small hill.

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Space X isn't the only organisation to have tried its hand at space tourism. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory unveiled three stunning space tourism posters for the three most habitable exoplanets discovered by Kepler.

Showing us a 'Dan Dare' style future of space tourism they too echo our desire to go further, see more and explore beyond our means.

Space Holiday Posters