Volunteers Wanted For One Way Trip To Mars
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Here is information on The Netherlands-based nonprofit Mars One, which hopes to put the first boots on the Red Planet in 2023, has just released its basic astronaut requirements, setting the stage for a televised global selection process that will begin later this year.
Anyone who is at least 18 years old can apply to become a Mars pioneer. The most important criteria, officials say, are intelligence, good mental and physical health and dedication to the project, as astronauts will undergo eight years of training before launch.
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