Have you always wanted to go to Mars? Here's your chance! The trip will take place by 2023.

Dutchman Bas Lansdorp Mars One project is looking for people to colonize Mars. He's looking for applicants right now, no experience necessary.

The only catch? You won't be coming back!

8,000 people have applied to be part of his Mars One spaceflight project to develop a human colony on the red planet. Once accepted, participants would agree to effectively abandon their lives on earth, joining an eight-year training program to learn intergalactic colonizing skills before leaving on a seven-month journey to their new home.

 

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