Letters to the Editor

Jennifer Cisneros: What’s up with one-way trip to Mars?

The fact that about 100,000 people applied to a Dutch company to be part of a one-way trip to to Mars leaves me mind-boggled. It begs the question: Do they know what they are doing? Due to problems with radiation, it is a one-way trip, meaning they cannot come back to Earth. The trip would take around eight months in a crammed, noisy space vehicle. Leaving behind family and friends, not knowing what to expect. It leaves one feeling clueless as to why one would apply for such an experience.

Jennifer Cisneros, Ceres