Article by Ceri Wheeldon
Would you volunteer to live on Mars?
At first I wondered if it was an April Fool’s prank, but it seems that there is a plan to colonise Mars, starting in 2022, and the organisers are looking for volunteers to go as part of the Mars One project.
It would appear 100,000 people have already signed up to be considered for a programme which will send 4 people at a time on the 7 month one-way journey, where they will spend the rest of their lives. .
We often talk about having new adventures over 50, but is this one that anyone would consider?
To spend the rest of your life in a bubble, being totally self sufficient, growing your own food, living...