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Celebrating our 20th year anniversary the space tourism society (sts) was founded in 1996 as the world’s first society focused on the establishment and expansion. Sci-tech leer en español let's go to mars the future of space travel spacex, virgin galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future mars landing.