Msg#: 4534504 posted 1:33 am on Jan 9, 2013 (gmt 0)
Mars One, a nonprofit organization based in the Netherlands, intends to establish a human settlement on Mars in 2023. They need astronauts. Anyone on planet Earth can apply if they meet the basic requirements. But obviously, the job isnít for just anyone.
Msg#: 4534504 posted 10:05 pm on Jan 14, 2013 (gmt 0)
Oddly, as an avid science fiction reader, I have been always quite happy to go a long way in space and not come back, a 'for the common good thing' thing. But a 2022 launch date ...um 9 years time well still possible I suppose, although the wheel chair may be an extra weight.... as long as I get to take my David Bowie CD's