A company from the Netherlands is planning to send a group of people on a one-way trip to the planet Mars.
Callum and Jennifer learn what kind of people are needed to take part in such a mission.
This week's question:
How big is Mars compared to the Earth?
a: Mars is bigger
b: They are about the same size
c: Mars is smaller
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
One-way ticket to Mars
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- a one-way journey
a trip from which you don't return immediately, or in this case, at all
- to settle (somewhere)
to be the first people to establish a community in a new place
- to jump at the opportunity (to do something)
to be very enthusiastic about doing something
- to be stranded (somewhere)
to be unable to leave a place
- an uninhabited island
an island where nobody lives
- to finance (something)
to raise the money to make something possible
- reality TV
a form of television show where people are filmed while living their lives, often in unusual places and situations