The U.S. national Directorate of Aeronautics and space research will start to accept orders from eager to go to Mars. NASA will conduct an open selection of candidates in cosmonauts from 14 December 2015 to mid-February 2016.
The list of favorites that will go to Mars, will not be known until 2017. In the scope of training of a manned mission to Mars NASA has announced the beginning of reception of orders from eager to visit the Red planet. Participation in the project will be limited to residents of the United States with education is not lower than bachelor degree - completed higher education. For missions not suitable for all qualifications, and the engineers, mathematicians, physicists and biologists will be superior.
In addition, applicants must have at least 3 years of experience in the profession or to provide evidence of at least a thousand flight hours as commander on a jet plane. The news Agency establishes that the applicants also have to pass a test at NASA physiological endurance and tolerability of long flights.
Amazing, but age restrictions for flight on Mars NASA did not establish. The names of the favorites of the selection will be announced in mid-2017. However the elect will not immediately fly to Mars, and will become to this to participate in the testing of manned spacecraft Orion developed for Mars missions that will be not before 2020.