Mars One

How will the astronaut selection proceed?

The selection process is made up of four rounds.

  1. During the initial round all candidates must submit an online application that consists of general information about the applicant, a motivation letter, a resume and a one minute video that answers provided questions and explains their reasoning.
  2. Candidates making it to the second round are required to obtain a medical statement of good health from their physician and will be invited for an individual video interview with Mars One.
  3. During the third round candidates will participate in group challenges and will be partake in an in-depth interview.
  4. The final selection create international groups of four candidates who are expected to demonstrate their ability to work together and live in harsh living conditions. The teams will also receive their first short term training in a Mars outpost.

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