Mars One

December 2013

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 December 2013.

December was an exciting month for Mars One as we announced agreements with Lockheed Martin and SSTL to officially begin planning the first privately funded mission to Mars. 

The news was covered by many major media publications around the world. See a selection of new channels that paid attention to the press release:

On December 30th, Mars One announced the astronaut applicants selected for the second round. From the 200,000 applicants the selected group was narrowed down to 1058 ‘happy few’. Many media sources, like Huffington Post, The Verge, The Telegraph, Popular Science and Space.com, paid attention to this exciting news.

The applicants for Round Two are selected from all over the world: