Are YOU Cut Out for Mars?

Do you have what it takes to go on a space mission to the Red Planet?

Rendering of person in space suit, walking on Mars in a colony and image of the planet Mars from afar

You'll live for many months in a tight space, with very little privacy. You'll need great patience and a sense of humor, because you'll have to get along with the same people for months without a break. You'll need to follow detailed instructions without complaint. But you'll also need to make quick, independent decisions because once you reach Mars , you'll face countless problems no human has ever seen before.

Think you can handle it? Take this quiz to find out!

Rate your answer to each question. When you're done, click the button to find out your score.

Image Credits:

Mars, courtesy of NASA; Mars colony rendering, courtesy of NASA/Pat Rawlings, SAIC