Mars One

April 2014

Below, you can find an overview of several online posts & news items, printed articles and interviews and programs on radio and television on Mars One in April 2014.

Mars One Co-founder and CEO Bas Lansdorp was interviewed by Bloomberg TelevisionWould You Buy a One-Way Ticket to Mars?

Wieger Wamelink from Wageningen University tested the growth of 14 plants on artificial Mars soil. His colleague and Mars One adviser Leo Marcelis, is looking into cultivation systems that should make growing vegetables on Mars possible. Read the full article on Phys.orgVegetables on Mars within 10 years?

What challenges do we foresee in creating Martian habitats? Mars One team member Bryan Versteeg answers this and many other questions in an interview with Gizmag: SpaceHabs: One man's architectural vision for colonizing.

Several Mars One candidates from the USA were interviewed by local CBS stations in their region, including Los AngelesSan FranciscoPhiladelphiaPittsburgh - Pennsylvania, BostonNorth TexasSacramentoMiami, and San Diego.
See a selection of the coverage of other candidate interviews here:

Tech Times published an article on planned human missions to Mars: NASA plan for humans on Mars in the 2030s: Will Mars One already be there?

Vox published 18 items related to Mars exploration: Everything you need to know about human exploration of Mars.

Danish magazine Politiken interviewed Mars One team member Kristian von Bengtson: Af sted til Mars - uden returbillet.

An article on NPR received more than 300 comments: Why Do 202,586 People Want To Leave Our Planet For Mars?

The Verge discusses the marketing from Mars One and compares it to past missions: Mad Men in space: the ads that sold NASA's golden age.