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Would You Take a One-Way Ticket to Mars?

Mar 17, 2014 | 567 videos
Video by Vita Brevis Films

This short documentary explores the true story of five Americans who are competing to become the first humans to travel to Mars. The mission, called Mars One, is set for 2024. The Dutch nonprofit believes they can make it to the Red Planet but there's just one problem—there will be no coming back. The film comes from director Skylar Nielsen and Vita Brevis Films. To learn more about the project visit

Author: Paul Rosenfeld


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