Four South Africans are among the 100 hopefuls who have made it through to round three of the Mars One human settlement mission, reported the Mail & Guardian recently. This week’s The Science Inside chats to one of them – Kobus Vermeulen.
“Ever wanted to go to space? We’re looking beyond earth this episode, with stories about Mars One’s Kobus Vermeulen and how NASA plans to go to Mars. We also find out whether an asteroid is likely to hit your home any time soon.”
More info on MarsOne: http://www.mars-one.com/
Kobus Vermeulen’s profile: https://community.mars-one.com/profile/79beb79e-28b0-48bc-b9e9-1932dcb4fb82
Meet the South African MarsOne finalists: http://www.southafrica.info/news/mars-170215.htm#.VSZewPmUc4g