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Mars Colonization Project Gets Thousands Of Applications For One-Way Ticket

More than 100,000 applications hope to join a mission to Mars and become a Lewis and Clark of the Space Age. The Mars One project are looking for potential passengers to take the one-way ticket to the red planet and colonize it in 2022. 

Applicants must be 18 or older with the fee depending on the GDP of their country. Organizers plan to have the first mission sponsored by the media in return for documentation and broadcasting rights. Of all the thousands of applicants, four will be chosen to launch in September 2022.