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Humans have yet to travel to Mars, but students from MIT and other universities announced Monday that they hope to put tens of millions of people from across the globe on the red planet within the next three years.

How? By sending three small satellites, called CubeSats, to the surface with slivers of life from the year 2014 in the form of messages, photos, audio clips, and videos.

This digital, global diary of sorts, a mission called Time Capsule to Mars, is the first crowd-funded, student-led, interplanetary mission, its leaders said at a press conference in Washington.

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