Would you leave Earth forever? Meet a candidate willing to go on a one-way trip to the Red Planet.
After 200,000 applicants, Lt. Heidi Beemer, 24, is one of 705 candidates left.
The 418 men and 287 women who applied for the $6 billion mission come from 99 different countries. "They’re not looking for the world’s best doctors or geologists or scientists," she says. "They’re looking more for a person that is capable of living in a tin can with a bunch of other people for a very long time."
Lt. Heidi Beemer / Via dvidshub.net