19 year old Shraddha Prasad, currently doing Mechanical Engineering in Amrita University, Coimbatore campus selected as one of the three Indians in the shortlisted 100 applicants for the one-way trip to Mars in 2024. The engineering student is brimming with confidence of making it to the red planet. "I feel proud and happy for being selected from over 2.5 lakh applicants. My parents are also very happy after hearing about the selection," said Shraddha.