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Why these Californians are eager for a one-way trip to Mars




A few of the Southern California candidates for a one way trip to Mars at Los Angeles' Griffith Observatory.
A few of the Southern California candidates for a one way trip to Mars at Los Angeles' Griffith Observatory.
Sanden Totten / KPCC

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45 years ago this month, NASA's Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the moon. Now, a private company called Mars One is hoping to do the same for the Red Planet in 2024.

KPCC's Sanden Totten explains the goal is to land four carefully selected people on Mars. The catch? They can never come back.