Golden One Way Ticket To Mars

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Home Sweet Home

Yep! You read right!

So, there I read a news article about how a Dutch Company, Mars One, is offering a one way ticket to Mars!

Now is your chance to fly to the desert planet…and never come back. This is a one way trip because there is no current technology for a trip back to Earth from Mars.

They are holding applications for people for the first landing in 2023 and every two years after that.

Quick Facts

– Must be 18 – 40 years old

– Good physical condition

– 7 years of training

– 7 months to travel

– Departing in 2022 and arriving 2032

– The trip will be broadcaster online for 4 billion people to stream

– They will be sending 2 males and 2 females each trip

– There will be “housing” that will be built by a robot

– Will be required to try and have a baby

– A similar way to Skype will be made to communicate back to Earth

– exercise equipment, tv and other forms of technology will be supplied

– Food will consist of dried and canned food

– urine will be recycled for water

– Application fee to go towards the $6 billion funding

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Ok…..I don’t know about you, but I’m a bit freaked out.  The thought of sending me to space in a unknown planet and being told you’ll never go back…is like being banished from home.

How on Earth will a baby survive?

And to bring a baby into the world where he has no decision of where he’s living? I mean on Mars. Bad enough on Earth but Mars?

They’ve said that they already received over 10,000 emails from interested applications.

I guess we shall see in ten years if this will actually happen.

What are your thoughts?

Are you willing to go?

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Housing

If you are interested in Reading more click on the links below:

National Post


CBC

Aljazeera

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