One way is the story of the first human mission to Mars. Private enterprise can provide the means, but it takes a special kind of person to travel for 8 months and 500,000,000 miles in a small capsule with three strangers, then create a society from scratch … hundreds of millions of kilometres from family, friends and even the nearest doctor. One more thing: the journey is strictly one way More
At last, travel to Mars is here.
Private enterprise has raised the funds and mastered the technology. But what about the people? What sort of person can keep their cool for 8 months and half a billion miles in a small capsule alongside three strangers? And does that person also have what it takes to create a thriving society from scratch … hundreds of millions of kilometres from family, friends and even the nearest doctor?