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John F. Kennedy Said "We choose to go to the moon, not because it’s easy, but because it’s hard." Recently, between the months of April and august in the year 2013 the mars one team began taking this quote to the next level by opening an application process. During this application process the mars one team received an astonishing number of applicants exceeding over 78,000 applications from 120 different countries (CNN). The applicants willing applied knowing this is a one way ticket, there is no way back. The mars one project is a not-for-profit organization that plans to establish a permanent human settlement on the red planet also known as mars in the year 2023. Mars One is not the only attempt to improve space traveling technology, and hopefully everyone can become persuaded to suppose space travel.
The Mars One Project is set to start sooner that most people even begin to believe possible. The first crew to launch will be selected in the year 2013 with training for the mission starting in the year 2015. There will only be a total of four individuals who turned in applications selected for this mission with other crews being selected at later times in the future. In 2018 the mars one team will be sending a rover to the red planet. Once the rover lands on the surface of mars it has only one job and that is to scout out a location that meets the following requirements: The ideal location is to be flat for construction of the settlement, the location needs to be equatorial, and preferably to the north where water can be found in the soil. As soon as the rover has located a spot suitable, the necessary equipment for survival will be sent to mars. The cargo will consist of two life support systems, two living units, and two supp...

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...o believe that all things are possible, and anything can be achieved (Mars One).

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