Lunch with a group of surprisingly social people whose goal in life is to move to Mars
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There are a lot of places I want to visit, all of which happen to be on Earth. Also, not one of them stipulates that I have to stay there until I die. Yet more than 200,000 people have completely different vacation requirements, filling out a long application and paying a fee to a Dutch nonprofit organization called Mars One, hoping to be one of four chosen to take a one-way trip to Mars in 2024. I wouldn’t go to Vegas for a weekend with three strangers chosen by a group called Mars One.
Mars One has narrowed its applicant pool to 1,058 of what I have to imagine are the least social people in the world.