Mars One is a non profit organization that wants to start colonizing Mars. More than 200,000 people applied to go, but the group narrowed the list to a select 100.
The one hundred people going to Mars is another step for man, but there is a catch, they wont be coming back.
"I've always had a curiosity for all things science, especially when it comes to space exploration," said Felgentreff, an entrepreneur and vice president of a start-up organization outside San Francisco.
Felgentreff is married and will be leaving his wife behind for the journey.
"It's a one-way ticket to anywhere. I would probably die on Earth if I stay here too," Felgentreff stated.
He said his wife shares his curiosity of connecting, "humans with an element of risk and using technology to overcome those risks."
CEO and co-founder of Mars One, said they look for candidates who can psychologically handle living on a planet with just a few other people and accept that they will not return to Earth.
Eventually, 24 will be selected to make up six crews of four, which Mars One says they hope to launch to the Red Planet every two years from 2024, with the aim of starting a colony there.