Skip to comments.Mars hopefuls ponder life without families, favorite foods
Posted on 05/16/2014 3:21:32 PM PDT by BenLurkin
All of the remaining candidates will be interviewed by the Mars One selection committee.
Eventually, only four will be picked for the first trip. Apparently, none of them is scared off by the idea that, because of technological and financial limitations, Mars One astronauts would probably never come home.
She could be on a one-way trip to Mars A one-way ticket to Mars
A reality TV concept is one way Mars One may make good on its $6 billion budget for getting the first four humans to Mars. Lansdorp hopes the unprecedented video opportunities will attract sponsors, partners and media coverage.
But since no one has ever been to Mars, the technology to fly people there and keep them alive has not been tested there, either. Lansdorp said last year that "no new inventions are needed to land humans on Mars," and the website says the "plan is built upon existing technologies available from proven suppliers." But the company will need to show that key systems involved in transportation and life support will work in untraversed territories.
Mars One announced in March that it will soon begin constructing the first of its "simulation outposts" to train selected astronauts and teams, giving them experience in an environment made to feel like a Martian home.
Zucker, 46, an emergency medicine physician in Washington, is doubtful that Mars One will deliver on the trip ... But if it does happen, she is on board. "There's no question."
Dan Carey, 52, another candidate, believes humans should be spreading to other planets -- but his wife is not happy about Carey taking part in the mission. The couple, married 28 years, has two college-age children.
"She's concerned that she's going to have to watch me die on television," Carey said of his wife.
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>>Mars hopefuls ponder life without families, favorite foods<<
Narrow the selection to Technology Consultants. No pondering needed.
IF they make it to Mars alive, they will be dead soon after the first supply mission fails to arrive because no one can afford to resupply them at $1 million per pound.
That was bad, I don't even know why I said that........
That should drive up ratings.
Actually... No one would be happy. They would get pissy with each other on the trip there making all of them demand to return home.
Mars hopefuls ponder life without liberal policies and liberalism....
and imemdiatly start building the rocket themselves...
I don’t think they’ll ever go and if they ever do they won’t get to report what’s really there.
Mars. Think of Antarctica on a bad night without oxygen and 38% the gravity.
I will go if they let me be President of Mars for Life.
Naked and Afraid on Mars!
Give them a machete and a fire starter and let them fend for themselves.
Mars ain’t the kind of place, to raise your kids.
send single people, duh, or couples
Since when did Islam care more about life than death?
Send a whole family of illegal immigrants
“Don’t make me turn around, Juan!”
They might do better to ponder life without breathable air.
Tune in to see who is first to be voted off the planet.
It will come with a huge inflatable greenhouse to grow vegetables right? Hopefully one can grow vegetables there.
That would be TV Worth Watching.... someone strapped to a rocket
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