The Dutch company Mars One Foundation announced this week they have received more than 20,000 applications from aspiring astronauts who are willing to travel to mars on a one-way ticket. Friday on Access Utah, Sheri Quinn talks to aerospace engineer Walter Holemans, who joins her from Washington DC to talk about why he thinks they should stay on earth. Mr. Holemans also sums up the major accomplishments of the aerospace industry in 2013.
In the second half of the program we explore the successful anti-idling campaign that was inspired by Salt Lake City elementary school students. A group of kids changed the behavior of school bus drivers so we can all breathe a little easier.