If you were selected to be shipped off to Mars forever, would you take the chance? That's the question many potential astronauts will ask themselves this summer when Mars One begins its search. The company says that it will cost $6 billion to send the first four astronauts, and subsequent crews, landing in two-year intervals, will require a $4-billion budget. Continue reading for a video and more information.
According to DVICE: "Mars One expects roughly one million job applicants for the astronaut spots. After the initial round of applications, Mars One will begin phase two of their epic hiring process. A two-year: televised search for their finalists, which will generate a whole lot more revenue. Those finalists will be comprised of 24 people, broken into four-member teams.
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