Manchester scientist could get a one-way ticket to Mars

Manchester PHD student Danielle Potter is on a shortlist of applicants for a mission to put people on Mars.

Those chosen will never return to Earth. The 29 year old scientist says although that scares her she still wants to go.


Manchester woman on a mission to Mars

A mission to put humans on Mars has whittled a list of 200,000 applicants down to 1,058 candidates who will now be tested to come up with a final list of 24 would-be Mars-dwellers.