A group that's looking for the first Red Planet colonists received applications from more than 200,000 prospective astronauts vying for a spot on a one-way trip to Mars.
The non-profit Mars One Foundation hopes to send teams of four spaceflyers on one-way Mars colony missions starting in 2023. Its initial 19-week application window closed on Aug. 31, with a final tally of 202,586 volunteers.
This is wild. I mean have they seen the movie, Prometheus . Fox News article
You can google a few others sites about it.
Edit: Prometheus is not about Mars, but its a fuq'd up story about a foreign planet non the less.
This post was edited on 10/25 at 2:19 pm