The submitting period for the Astronaut Selection Program for the future Mars colony has ended with over 200,000 applications received. The U.S. expressed the most interest with 24% of the applications followed by India with 10%. Mars One is looking to establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet by 2023. Round one of a three-round elimination process will begin soon to find the most “committed, creative, resilient, and motivated of all the applicants” to be one step closer to a one-way ticket to Mars.
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