Meet the people who would leave Earth and take a one-way trip to Mars

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Mars One, the program that is planning to create a human settlement on Mars by 2024, has received over 200,000 applications of Earthlings who are interested in leaving their home planet forever by taking a one-way ticket to Mars. This short documentary examines a few of those people's motivation to leave everything behind.

One person has a family, another has a boyfriend and some just see no reason to stay here. All of them dream about the red planet though they have different reasons as to why they want to go. The doc, which was made by VITA BREVIS FILMS, gives an interesting look at people who are ready to give everything up and start over in the unknown. It's commendable but a little sad too.


Image Credit: HI-SEAS by Angelo Vermeulen

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