A team led by millionaire and former space tourist Dennis Tito plans to send a “tested couple” to Mars and back in a privately funded mission. 
The Inspiration Mars Foundation plans to start its one-and-a-half-year mission in January 2018. The mission planners wanted the crew to consist of an older couple whose relationship would be able to withstand the stress of living in a confined environment for two years.
What more romantic, than travelling your last – (possibly) fatal – journey along with your loved one. I really envy the ones selected.
But wait a minute…
Aren’e we all doing the same “journey” every day?