Mars want to fly more than one hundred thousand Earthlings
The contest is called "astronomical," although candidates know that the flight is likely to be one way.
Chance of returning from the flight to Mars, announced by the Dutch company Mars One, very small. In spite of this and doubts expressed by experts about the design possibilities, from wanting to get in the squad of 40 marsonavtov, which should be selected in this year, we have already expressed more than 100 thousand people. Approximately one-third of them - American.
In 2022, as reported in the project description, the top four will go to the Red Planet. The estimated cost of the project is estimated at $ 6 billion. Needed money Mars One hopes to collect with the help of sponsors and sales rights to all kinds of shows and transmission related to the first flight to Mars. Organizers of the colonization of the Red Planet is calculated to send a few years after the first four four more marsonavtov. None of them will return back to Earth. At least for now, the return flight is not planned.
On the set of candidates for the squad was announced marsonavtov, writes Daily Telegraph, in May 2012. The cost of the application varies depending on the country of residence of the candidate. In America, for example, it is 38 dollars.