2 Filipino Hopefuls Shortlisted for One-Way Trip to Mars

 Mars One candidates Minerva Rañeses (left) and Jaymee del Rosario (Source: twitter.com (left) and mars-one.com)

Mars One candidates Minerva Rañeses (left) and Jaymee del Rosario (Source: twitter.com (left) and mars-one.com)

Two Filipinos, Minerva Rañeses, 25, and Jaymee del Rosario, 27, were among the remaining 100 hopefuls shortlisted to set foot on Mars as part of a project of a Netherlands-based nonprofit organization called “Mars One,” reports Inquirer.net. Mars One intends to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars to colonize the planet