Moncton scientists one step closer to Mars

Well, good luck to him - this is the kind of adventure that only comes around once in a lifetime.

Could I have phrased that better?

Gauthier was one of more than 200,000 people from 140 countries that initially applied to join Mars One — a $6-billion project that plans to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2025.

The list is currently narrowed down to 660 people and by Feb. 16, it could be down to 100.