So how do you fancy going to live on Mars? Volunteers are being sought to establish the first human colony on the red planet in 2023.
There are a couple of catches. You have to commit to spending the rest of your life there, as scientists reckon that the physiological changes to the body would make a return to earth impossible.
And of course George Osborne has already been in touch to say that they won’t be able to use Sterling as a currency.
If the idea doesn’t appeal to readers for themselves, then whom would you suggest would make a good candidate?
Read more about the project at The Guardian