Mars One is a non-profit organization with plans to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2023. The private spaceflight project is led by Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp, and will launch four volunteer astronauts on a one-way flight to Mars in 2022. The historic journey will be documented for a reality show set to broadcast around the clock.
The four lucky astronauts will be selected from a pool of more than 200,000 applicants, all whom are vying for the chance to rocket to the red planet where they will face a hostile, barren environment, where temperatures plummet to -238*F. Their lives will be televised, every minute, until they die on the martian surface, with no way to ever return to Earth.
Sounds pretty extreme to most, however, the 200,000 applicants still outnumber those who have actually enrolled in the illustrious Affordable Care Act – often referred to as Obamacare – by an order of 6 to 1.
A measly 36,000 American citizens have actually signed up for the healthcare exchange.
With that said, many more have TRIED to enroll....Continue ReadingView Comments (1)