Over 200,000 people applied to live on Mars. What makes these high application numbers so amazing is that it will be for a one- way trip. We are still a long way from colonizing the Red Planet, but a Dutch company is looking to make that a reality.
We are still years off and lots of tests from putting boots on the ground, but it is a possibility for sometime near 2025. There is a lot of training involved for a mission of this scale, as well as a very high cost. Check out this informative video below about a future mission to Mars.