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Current Event March 6, 2015

Visiting Mars


In 2024 crews of four will be sent to Mars with the goal of creating a permanent human settlement there. The mission is being planned by a non-profit organization in the Netherlands called Mars One. 200,000 people applied to be one of the first four people to make this all expense paid trip. Mars One has narrowed the applicants down to 100. Shirelle Webb, a 22 year old college student from Texas has made the cut. Listen to learn why she wants to be considered for the one-way trip.

Psychology Space Systems Earth and Space Science

Story Length: 4:37

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Texas Standard

AIR DATE: 02/20/2015


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