Ten Ukrainians progress to second round of Mars One project
Ten Ukrainians have progressed to the second round of the Mars One project, which aims to start a colony on Mars, Radio Liberty has reported.
Mars One picked 1,058 hopefuls among over 200,000 people who applied for a one-way ticket to the Red Planet.
According to the organizers, there is at least one woman among the Ukrainians who reached the second round.
"The project is preliminarily estimated to cost $6 billion. The ultimate goal of Mars One is to create the first colony of humans on the Red Planet. The first four people will be sent to Mars in 2024. For the first Mars One participants the mission will be a one-way journey," reads the statement.