Two scientists, Dirk Schulze-Makuch of Washington State University and Paul Davies of Arizona State University (ASU again! What's going on out there?) have proposed making the mission to Mars affordable by making it a one-way trip.
"The purpose of doing this is to save money, to put it bluntly," Davies told NPR's Audie Cornish. Read and hear the All Things Considered segment here.
Sign me up! I only wish I were qualified to go.