In 10 Years I Hope to Live on Mars

By Kellie Gerardi

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Photo courtesy of Steve Boxall for Zero Gravity Corporation

I want to leave the planet. In particular, I’d like to live on Mars.

Is that a strange goal? It’s my job to convince people that it’s not, because if everything goes according to plan, I could be saying goodbye to Earth as soon as 2024. As an astronaut candidate for a manned mission to Mars, I’m prepared to spend the next ten years training for a new reality.

Mars One is a private company with a stated goal of colonizing the Red Planet, and plans have already been laid out for how …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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