Post by wallarookiller on Jan 10, 2013 1:33:45 GMT 1
So the non profit Mars one is planning to settle Mars in 2023 permanently. They just released their qualifications for their astronauts. Would you go to Mars on a one way trip, grow your own food, and slowly die of radiation?
This amazing venture opportunity seems a bit rushed but maybe because I'm personally slow to jump automatically into anything that asks Humans to risk their lives. Folks do that every day anyway but this is different. Severing any thought of returning to one's home Planet is a fantastic commitment, eh? The web site is very positive in it's promotion of the program and time may see some positive responses. I'll be watching.
excellent find, very enjoyable, I think most on this board would fail the criteria required, although an upper age limit hasn't been set, see below.
What are the qualifications to apply?
In 2013 Mars One will conduct a global search to find the best candidates for the first human mission to Mars in 2023. On Mars, the primary responsibility for the astronauts is to keep everything, and everyone, up and running. This will be a particular challenge for the first teams. They will need the skills to solve any potential problem - some of which will be completely unforeseeable. Their combined skill sets of each team member must cover a very wide range of disciplines. The astronauts must be intelligent, creative, psychologically stable and physically healthy. On this page, we offer a brief introduction to the basics of our astronaut selection process.
The astronaut selection process
In spaceflight missions, the primary personal attributes of a successful astronaut are emotional and psychological stability, supported by personal drive and motivation. This is the foundation upon a mission must be built, where human lives are at risk with each flight.
Once on Mars, there is no means to return to Earth. Mars is home. A grounded, deep sense of purpose will help each astronaut maintain his or her psychological stability and focus as they work together toward a shared and better future.
Mars One cannot stress enough the importance of an applicant’s capacity for self-reflection. Without this essential foundation, the five key characteristics listed below cannot be utilized to the fullest potential.
what a fantastic and profound idea-leaving Earth permanently and I'm not so sorry to say that I certainly wouldn't qualify.You know we've all thought about it though...doesn't get much more thought-provoking than that.
theadorethedog: I took a picture yesterday..and would appreciate any input from the experts. but it won't download on to this sight. what is my other otion for this to be analized?
Jul 21, 2016 1:13:29 GMT 1
barry: Check out uforn members and send by email. Welcome to the site
Jul 21, 2016 8:39:59 GMT 1
amanda: Where can I send a video of a sighting? What is the email address?
Sept 3, 2016 11:04:03 GMT 1
barry: Welcome amanda. You can post the video on this site or email it to uforn (click on the members list at the top, click on uforn and you will find the email address, hope this helps
Sept 4, 2016 8:49:54 GMT 1
ufofinderbob: how do I sendyomy pics
Sept 5, 2016 3:46:42 GMT 1
barry: Welcome bob, you can post your pics on this site 1.pick a thread (submitted ufo sightings would be good) then click 'attachments' and download the photos. Or send them to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and I will post them to this site, hope this helps
Sept 5, 2016 8:59:06 GMT 1
renaroo123: I took this picture with my phone camera about 2 months ago but didn't notice the object on the left until last week.
Nov 5, 2016 19:50:27 GMT 1
renaroo123: did I capture something or is it just from my camera? okay i'm doing something wrong...i'll figure it out...lol
Nov 5, 2016 19:52:31 GMT 1
ufosighter: July 1969 in western PA...I experienced an actual disc sighting. 10' above me. 35' in diameter. Nickle in color.
Dec 29, 2016 13:25:15 GMT 1
barry: Hi ufosighter, welcome to uforn. like to hear more of your sighting
Dec 30, 2016 8:36:46 GMT 1
barry: Very quiet......the calm before the storm?
Jan 27, 2017 8:46:53 GMT 1
uforn: Sure is Baz very quiet indeed
Feb 8, 2017 14:50:52 GMT 1