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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Kellie Gerardi Wants To Go To Mars

In May, I talked to Bas Lansdorp, the man behind a mission to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars in 2023. Today on my America Weekend show, I talked with one of the 200,000 people who have applied for a seat on that flight. Her name is Kellie Gerardi, a 24-year-old who works in the commercial space flight industry. Of course, I started by asking her why she wants to go, as well as what her family and friends (especially her boyfriend) say about the no-return trip, what skills she has that qualify her, and how she'll handle the ultimate build-your-own-environment experience.

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