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01/25/2014 10:54 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Mars One Candidates Debate Giving Up Everything To Move To Red Planet (VIDEO)

Do you have what it takes to pack your bags and leave everyone on Earth behind?

A group of potential Red Planet residents recently opened up about their fears and hopes for moving to Mars on HuffPost Live -- just check out the highlights above and full segment below.

These candidates are among the 1,058 elite shortlisted from a pool of 200,000 applicants to take part in the Mars One initiative, which is an effort to send colonists on a one-way trip to the Red Planet.

"I've been having conversations obviously with my friends and family and loved ones and I don't think it's a very easy process," Mars One candidate Sue Ann Pien says in the video. Yet, she's still determined to become one of the first-ever human Martians.

Mars One will continue to sift through applicants, planning to establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2024.

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