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Monic1511

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Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« on: 17 Apr 2013 10:10PM »
I saw this on BBC and immediately thought
they better not open it up to suggestions for candidates  I can think of a whole cabinet full of candidates  >whistle<

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22146456

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #1 on: 17 Apr 2013 10:16PM »

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #2 on: 17 Apr 2013 10:40PM »
Maybe we could start an IDS should go Mars petition.
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #3 on: 18 Apr 2013 02:16PM »
I can think of about 600 candidates.  (there must be 50 good MPs surely?)
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #4 on: 18 Apr 2013 08:51PM »
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Applicants must be resilient, adaptable, resourceful and must work well within a team.

That pretty much rules out most of our Honourable Members then...

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #5 on: 19 Apr 2013 12:31AM »
On a collision course?

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #6 on: 19 Apr 2013 10:07PM »
 >thumbsup< >lol<

>rocket<

Image:  A rocket ship on its way to Mars

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #7 on: 19 Apr 2013 11:18PM »
I am a satellite

Oh, dammit, why not? Dinky tank top there.


http://youtu.be/iUBwjyhRweQ
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #8 on: 20 Apr 2013 09:25PM »
Yeah  >thumbsup< >cool<

Dinky Deaky tank top indeed   >thumbsup< >lol<

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #9 on: 21 Apr 2013 02:24PM »
I studied astrophysics and worked on a few (unmanned) missions.  Therefore I know people who work for NASA and ESA.

I'll have a quiet word...


 

Iain, Gideon and David would make such good names for astronauts.  As there's supposed to be a married couple, I'm sure that Nick Clegg could be included.  They'd accept a marriage of convenice wouldn't they? >whistle<
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #10 on: 22 Apr 2013 12:49PM »
Beware the IDS of Mars.
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #11 on: 22 Apr 2013 05:25PM »
 >lol< >lol< >lol<
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #12 on: 22 Apr 2013 06:32PM »
Having thought about it, there may be about 600,000 (according to the DWP) willing to go.  As this is possibly a one way trip as coming back will put the Marsonauts in a wheelchair or worse, why not send people who are already used to this before they go.  Or, is this an alternative for some an a trip to Dignitas?
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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #13 on: 28 Apr 2013 09:52PM »
Someone sent me this Youtube thing:

http://www.youtube.com/embed/XRCIzZHpFtY?rel=0

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Re: Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars
« Reply #14 on: 02 May 2013 04:37PM »
Hello Sir Cumefrence

I have just watched this video + enjoyed it very much THANKYOU