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More Than 78,000 People Apply to Move to Mars FOREVER

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Though a lifetime trip to a Mars may not be a typical life plan, that hasn't stopped more than 78,000 people from applying to sign up for the chance to be one of the select to see the Red Planet up close.

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Freya H (357)
Wednesday May 8, 2013, 5:54 pm
We definitely need to establish a permanent colony on Mars. And while we're there, let's learn how to manage planets better - before we move on to other solar systems.

Roger G (154)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:50 am
noted, thanks!
and look at the comments "78,000 mugs, paying approx 38 dollars a person for let's be honest, a non existant future on Mars. If that's true, send them all cause ppl with that low an iq I don't want wandering the Earth."
There is NO technology today that would allow ANY human being to live on Mars for any length of time
So this is just another scam like the one where people where buying land on the moon...


Tim C (2420)
Friday May 10, 2013, 11:15 am

Past Member (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 12:37 pm
We will go there to destroy the red planet.We are very good at destruction.

Elizabeth M (65)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:17 pm
Looks too bleak and barren for my taste. Can't take care of the planet we are the keepers of now - so it must be that some feel that Mother Earth is doomed an would sooner waste the money for a long trip to Mars, rather than putting it to good use right here.
Thanks Agnes. Noted.

Gloria p (304)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:51 pm
Is the final war going to be over who owns mineral rights on Mars?

Lynn D (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:51 pm
Cool, should be a fun life! Thanks!

Sandra O (41)
Friday May 10, 2013, 1:59 pm
There's more than a few people that I have read about through petitions and stories that I personally would like to take to mars and leave them there!!!

Melody Long (1)
Friday May 10, 2013, 3:18 pm
Whatever floats your boat, I suppose. Good luck with that!

Veronica C (24)
Friday May 10, 2013, 7:51 pm
With the way things are here, I'm ready to go.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Friday May 10, 2013, 8:52 pm
Fascinating and intriguing but I would stay for two weeks and then return to Earth as there are lovely forests, rivers and wildlife here. Mars can't really match that at this point in time, but it is a good place for an out of that world vacation. Beam me aboard and then beam me back home later.

Past Member (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 10:35 pm
I believe only a select few should be able to...

Elizabeth Pugliese (8)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 7:48 am
This is so awesome. It just shows the continued excitement for space exploration. NASA are you listening?

Fred K (34)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 1:46 pm
Yeah. We can remember it for you wholesale. Read more Phillip K Dick novels...

Shana S (3)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 1:50 pm
Wow that's crazy!

Helen L (1)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 2:24 pm
I wish we could make applications for other people; just a thought.

Birgit W (160)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 3:10 pm
It would be nice if we could send certain politicians and corporations to Mars. I would love it.

Jeremy S (3)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 4:38 pm
The Daily Mail, the newspaper in which this article appeared, doesn't have the best reputation in England, as far as I've read, so it's a good idea to take this with a grain of salt. However, if true, I, too, can think of a few people I'd love to send there....

Mars, they say, is a good place to get an education. It is after all, a well-red planet. (Sorry, had to drop that in.) I don't really think this is really going to happen in 2015, as the article states, though. There simply isn't enough time to get it off the ground (no pun intended this time).

Gloria H (88)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 7:14 pm
that's one way of decreasing the population of the earth. Send em on a one way trip? oops! The GPS doesn't seem to be working.............we've.........lost them.................. (moo ha ha)

Darren W (218)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 5:20 am
To add to Roger's comments... gullibility seems pretty rife when you can convince a mass of people that by paying a certain amount of money, they can go on a journey of a lifetime... one wonders what kind of life they're having here on planet Earth... or whether they've exploited and destroyed enough of planet Earth, that they're not interested in joining forces with everyone else here to try and save our beautiful blue/green planet.

To note a few other things... someone paying for land on another planet, doesn't mean you own it... you don't even own the land you're living on, on this planet. That's just due to some invented laws by humankind to supposedly secure a piece of land which you can build on... think about it... Great Nature comes along, and there's a movement within or around planet Earth in the manifestation of an Earthquake or flood, and your precious paid for property no longer exists... and if it wasn't for the dodgy insurance industry, which is getting more fraught and dodgy by the day, you wouldn't even be able to claim back anything on the hard-earned money you've invested.

To Gloria H. Just imagine, Interplanetary or Galactic GPS, wow!

Current science and scientific thinking and the scientists charge with it, need to rethink their attitude to travel, and fuel, especially since there's ample evidence that alternative methods of apparently exist, but haven't been anywhere near funded properly...or maybe there are being, just that we're not really privvy to it.

To Jeremy S. The Daily Mail is a provocative newspaper, but better quality than some of the other rags we have over here, such as the Sun and Star...

Spirit S (86)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 8:34 am

Alan L (91)
Monday May 13, 2013, 1:38 am
I''m honestly not surprised that so many wanna leave here. We're screwing up our own house.

Kerrie G (116)
Monday May 13, 2013, 4:07 am
Noted, thanks.

Mari ' (1356)
Monday May 13, 2013, 4:55 am
Can I sign up my X to go lol? jk They probably want to leave and bring their offspring to another planet because they DO KNOW we are killing this one. They are smart they just might survive without us forever and not make the same mistakes.

Valerie W (52)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 12:41 pm
Good! Earth is way too over populated by humans right now, & it will only get worse! Humans keep using the "over populated" excuse to remove or kill "unwanted" animals, but we are the ones who need to use more birth control! So, if a bunch of people want to go live on a strange planet, forever, let them, hope they like it there. If humans don't stop regressing, rather than evolving, they will destroy their new world, & anywhere else they go, just like we have been doing since the beginning of time. They're not smarter, other than they've learned how to build space vessels, & travel farther, but, that is not what is really important, it's what's inside each person, & how they think & act, rather than reacting to any given circumstance. It's not what you invent, but what you choose to do with what you have.

Melania P (122)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 11:07 am
We will have to, we are killing the planet! It reminds me of Wall-e
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