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If You Want To Take Part In A One-Way Trip To Mars Starting In 2023

• Business Insider

Mars One, a Dutch-based non-profit seeking to send people to Mars, has put up an advertisement seeking applications from interested parties. A total of 30 astronauts will eventually live on Mars, according to the plan, sent in teams of four making the journey every two years from 2023.

The group says you don't need any special training, but applicants should be over 18 year old, "intelligent, in good mental and physical health" and "willing to dedicate eight years to training and learning before making the journey to his or her new home on Mars."

Here's the full table of requirements from the application site: