Mars One

December 2012

An overview of several online posts & news items, printed articles and interviews and programs on radio and television on Mars One in December 2012 can be found on this page.

December 31, 2012

In a popular Dutch New Year’s Eve comedy show, Mars One and the prospect of a human mission to Mars was mentioned quite extensively: Erik van Muiswinkel en collega's oudejaars 2012: Het Eerlijke verhaal.

In an overview of commercial spaceflight innitiatives on, the article on Mars One was mentioned as the most popular story of the year on this popular space news website: Commercial spaceflight showed its ambitions in 2012s.

In an article on about Elon Musk’s plans to bring people to Mars, Mars One was mentioned as a similar initiative: Elon Musk vuole costruire una colonia su Marte.

December 29, 2012

Mars One was mentioned as one of the initiatives in a Russian article on the most promising private space ventures in spaceflight: Самые впечатляющие частные инвестиции в космос в уходящем году.

December 27, 2012

Mars One made it to The Year’s Most Audacious Private Space Exploration Plans on The Year’s Most Audacious Private Space Exploration Plans.

December 24, 2012

In an overview of pioneering travels and missions in 2012, Mars One was one of the mentioned missions: 2012: tutti i viaggi e le missioni impossibili.

December 21, 2012

Charitable organization ECOSVIT XXI published a news item on Mars One, including our introduction video: Миссия на Марс - Человеческое поселение на Марсе в 2023 году.

December 18, 2012

Dutch travel and event platform atpinspires dedicated a an item on Mars One: Enkele reis naar Mars.

December 16, 2012 posted an article on the space industry in the Netherlands: Ruimtevaart in Nederland is lucratieve zaak.

Human exploration blog The Advanced Apes dedicated an item on human exploration of Mars, including Mars One: A Two-Planet Species.

Greek news website published an aticle on the Mission plans of Mars One and the road map: Το 2013 αρχίζει η στρατολόγηση εθελοντών για τον αποικισμό του Άρη.

December 11, 2012

The article В 2013 году начнется набор добровольцев для колонизации Марса was published on Russian website

Bulgarian news website published the following article: Намериха се над 1000 доброволци за еднопосочно пътуване до Марс.

December 10, 2012

German Magazine Frankfurter Allgemeine Hochschulanzeiger published an extensive interview with Bas Lansdorp. You can also read the article online: Der fliegende Holländer.

December 8, 2012

Vietnamese news website posted an article on the plans of Mars One to bring humans to Mars in 2023: Sao Hỏa sẽ trở thành lãnh địa định cư mới của loài người.

December 7, 2012

Le Parisien wrote an online piece on Mars One and included the introduction video: VIDEO. Gagnez un voyage sur Mars en aller simple !

French website wrote an article on the conversion to a not-for-profit organization and the upcoming astronaut selection program of Mars One: Voyage vers Mars : La sélection des Terriens volontaires commence bientôt !

Vietnamese news website Zing News published the following post: 1.000 người sẵn sàng ‘chuyến đi tự sát’ lên sao Hỏa.

December 6, 2012

Russian dedicated an item on the plans of Mars One to land four humans on Mars in 2023: Mars One: Марс ждет своих первых жителей.

A blogpost on initiatives to bring humans to Mars was published on, Mars One was mentioned as one of the private efforts: After Decades of Wishing for a Mars Colony, It May Finally Be Within Reach.

Indonesian published the online article: Wow, 1.000 Orang Antre Dikirim ke Mars.

Popular French gadget and technology blog Le Journal du Geek published the following post: Partez pour Mars !

December 5, 2012

Mars One founder Bas Lansdorp joined Huffington Post Live Tuesday to talk about his goal to have humans living on Mars by the year 2023: Human Life On Mars: Scientist Plans To Have Earthlings On Mars By 2023.

The news that Mars One received more than 1,000 emails from volunteers to travel to Mars, was posted on Spanish social news website Menéame: Se presentan más de mil voluntarios para ir en misión sin retorno a Marte [Eng].

German Spiegel Online posted a video about the plans of Mars One:Unternehmen plant Mars-Kolonie: Von wegen grüne Männchen. posted a short article on the number of emails of people that would like to go to Mars that Mars One received: 1K People Willing to Take One-Way Trip to Mars.

A French article on Mars One was published on Big Browser (part of Le Monde) SIDÉRAL – Aller-simple pour Mars : la sélection des Terriens intéressés commence dans trois mois.

December 4, 2012

Yahoo News UK published the following item: Mars One finds more than 1,000 volunteers for one-way trip to planet in 2023.

News website from the Dominican Republic posted an article on the plans of Mars One: Un holandés "visionario" planea el primer reality show... en el espacio.


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