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Dec 31, 2013

One-Way Mars Trip: 1,058 Private Martian Colony Volunteers Pass 1st CutMars One announced Monday (Dec. 30) that it has picked 1,058 aspiring spaceflyers to move on to the next round in its search for the first humans to live and die on the Red Planet. More than 200,000 people applied for a spot on Mars One's list of future colonists by the time the initial application window closed on Aug. 31. The group's co-founder Bas Lansdorp said in a statement it was challenging to separate "those who we feel are physically and mentally adept to become human ambassadors on Mars from those who are obviously taking the mission much less seriously," adding that some even appeared nude their application videos. All told, Mars One is looking at applicants from 107 different countries, according to figures released by the group.


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