Burlington Mars trip hopeful still wants to go, even as criticism grows

I dunno - when one of the finalists will be in his 70s you do have to question the selection process at least.

Roche, who works at Trinity College’s School of Education in Dublin, questions many of the project’s practices – like fundraising, the interview process and what he called an “unwillingness to engage with the scientific community.”

But finalist Karen Cumming, who teaches at Sir John A. Macdonald school in Hamilton, is steadfast in her support of the project, calling it “one of the greatest technological achievements of our time” if it gets off the ground.