My wife wants to go to Mars

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In November, Jason Stanford and Sonia Van Meter will celebrate five years of marriage.

Would you leave everything to go live on another planet? Sonia Van Meter would.

She describes herself as a “Martian wannabe” and hopes to be part of the first humans to resettle on the red planet in 10 years.

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Van Meter dreams of going to Mars and never coming back.

If she succeeds, she will never see her husband again.

“I don’t think you can sign up for something like this without being a little crazy,” says Van Meter in conversation with the BBC.

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