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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.

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Manchester scientist hopes for a new life on Mars

Scientist Danielle Potter from Manchester could be the first woman to walk on Mars.

From an original list of 2 hundred thousand applicants Danielle has made it to the last thousand for a possible space trip to the red planet in 2025.

The drawback is that It is a one way ticket with no possibly of returning to planet earth.

Paul Crone reports.

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