78,000 Apply For One-Way Trip To Mars

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•19 May 9, 2013

The Dutch nonprofit Mars One, which hopes to send a small group of humans on a one-way mission to establish a colony on the surface of Mars in 2022, has received applications from 78,000 people who are willing to leave Earth and never come back. What do you think?

  • “I’d be willing to hold down the fort here if everyone wanted to go.”

    Albert Calvo –
    Mortising Machine Operator

  • “They’ll need a brash leader, a sexy female chemist, an eccentric mechanic, and a mysterious stowaway, but could they use an out-of-work insurance actuary?”

    Marc Lin –
    Unemployed

  • “Is there something wrong here on Earth? Everything seems pretty good to me.”

    Anya Zylberfain, –
    Bottle Label Inspector

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