Potential Martians: Mars One selects 1,058 hopefuls among 200,000 applicants

The Mars One project has announced the selection of 1,058 hopefuls from over 200,000 applicants to become potential “human ambassadors” on the Red Planet.

Eventually, no more than 40 people will be selected to go Mars to never return.

“We’re extremely appreciative and impressed with the sheer number of people who submitted their applications,” Mars One Co-Founder and CEO Bas Lansdorp said, putting an end to the second round of the application process.

via Potential Martians: Mars One selects 1,058 hopefuls among 200,000 applicants.

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