Credit: Originally published by Cliff Central | 4 Feb 2019.

What would motivate someone to leave the comfort of Earth to go for the unknown and make a whole new planet their home? Gareth gets to the bottom of this by chatting to South African Mars One candidate Adriana Marais. The self-described aspiring Martian chats about her love of what lies in the sky above us and what it would mean for her to be selected to live on the fourth planet from the Sun.