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This Kerala girl is just a step away from ticket to Mars

This Kerala girl is just a step away from ticket to mars

Shradha Prasad, a Kerala girl has an ambitious dream of settling down in Mars. The good news is that her dream is almost close to a reality. The 19 year old is close getting this “once in a lifetime opportunity” as she qualified for the final round of the selection.

She is the only candidate to be selected for the final round by Netherland based Mars One’s astronaut selection process. This mechanical engineering student is her parents’ only child. There were three other Indians which were selected. Shradha is a student of Coimbatore’s Amrita University.

When asked about the bold move in her life, Shradha stated that she was keen on settling down on Mars as she has a passion for space sciences and technology. She added, she also enjoys taking risks and doing something adventurous and is doing this as the one-way trip to Mars combines the two.

When asked if she was confident about making it into the 24 member crew, she stated that her confidence has increased after finding out that she passed the third round on February 13th. She stated that it will be tough to leave everyone behind but this is a once in a lifetime opportunity that she wants to take.


Image Reference: Timesofindia

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