|rakshas||Date: Saturday, 04-January-2014, 6:53 PM | Message # 1|
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|Mars One chooses its 1,508 candidates for the one-way trip to Mars and plan to make selection for final 40 wannabe astronauts a reality TV show |
There are 40 Brits in the 1,058 candidates who survived the round one application process, which has weeded out more than 200,000 people since April last year. Some of the the wannabe astronauts were zapped on the basis of filming themselves naked in their video applications. Organisers said they ruled out anyone "not taking the mission seriously".
The shortlisted candidates come from 107 countries and the United States is the most heavily represented, with 297 applicants (45 per cent of the total are women). The oldest successful applicant is 81.
Read more/Full article/source - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture....ow.html