Preparation For Mars

What was once science fiction may soon become fact. Mars One is a Dutch non-profit organization part of the current trend of crowdfunded space exploration, and they plan to send astronauts to Mars by 2026.

Zachary Gallegos, a UNM graduate student, is a top 100 finalist in the program. He talks about what makes him a valuable asset to the mission and how he is preparing, both physically and mentally, for the trip.

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