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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.

h/t CNN