Mars One

February 2013

This month, media companies from around the world have published articles on Mars One. Many articles were published in the form of interviews with prospective applicants for Mars One’s astronaut selection program.

Below, you can find a selection of these published articles and reports and several broadcast interviews on radio and television.

February 27, 2013

The Mars One project was included in a report on on planned manned Mars missions: Audacious Manned Mars Mission Is Latest Private Deep-Space Project.

February 24, 2013

The Beijing Daily published an interview with Yang, a prospective astronaut applicant for Mars One: 报名者不惧 有去无回.

February 23, 2013

The Times News (U.S.) wrote about Mars One’s mission plan and interviewed a former NASA engineer: “filming Mars One’s process from start to finish is crucial to understanding the United States’ (and other countries’) space aptitude and ability to move forward in science.”: Ticket to Ride.

February 20, 2013

Belgian news website interviewed prospective astronaut applicant Henri Jacquemain: Belg wil voorgoed verhuizen naar Mars.

February 19, 2013

The hosts of the popular Dutch radio show De Coen & Sander Show interviewed potential astronaut applicant Wim: Wim (19) wil naar Mars.

February 15, 2013

Serbian newsportal B92 wrote about requirements for candidates in Mars One’s astronaut selection program: Želite posao?Probajte u misiji Mars.

February 14, 2013

After publishing several articles on Mars One’s mission in the past months, the Huffington Post wrote: Mars Colonization poll finds 7 percent would volunteer for one-way mission to red planet.

News website Digital Journal mentioned Mars One in their article Astronauts headed to Mars face psychological challenges.

February 13, 2013

French magazine Réponse a tout published an interview with Thibault Sana, a prospective applicant for Mars One’s astronaut selection program: Télé-réalité sur Mars : Thibault, 27 ans, rêve « d'entrer dans l'Histoire ».

February 7, 2013

Ukranian newsportal ЗАТ published a short article on Mars One’s astronaut selection program, and interviewed prospective candidate Dmitri Nosov: Український студент полетить на Марс?

February 6, 2013

Hungarian news portal Origo published interviews with prospective applicants for Mars One’s astronaut selection program, and explained the selection criteria and living conditions on Mars. Rovarokat is ennének a Mars telepesei.

February 5, 2013

The popular Dutch talkshow Pauw en Witteman dedicated a part of their show to Mars One. Mars One ambassador Gerard ‘t Hooft, Bas Lansdorp and two prospective applicants for the astronaut selection program were questioned about the their expectations regarding Mars One’s mission to Mars: Nobelprijswinnaar over mensenkolonie op Mars.

February 4, 2013

Bas Lansdorp was interviewed by the popular Dutch radiostation FunX: SPOKEN: Wonen Op Mars.

Ukranian news website PKM wrote about Mars One’s mission plan, and interviewed Mars One medical director Norbert Kraft and prospective applicant Dmitri Nosov: Одичалый украинец летит жить на Марс: начались приготовления.

February 3, 2013

Ukranian magazine Korrespondent published an interview with prospective applicant for Mars One’s astronaut selection program Dmitri Nosov: Украинец может стать одним из первых поселенцев на Марсе.

Chinese news website reports in the following article (German) that many Chinese candidates have stated their interest in becoming an astronaut for Mars One, and interviewed prospective applicants Wang Wenming and Chen about their views regarding the project: Reise zum Mars zieht zahlreiche Bewerber an.

Newsportal Eastday re-published an article from the Shanghai Daily about the Mars One mission plan: Will China have a man on Mars by 2023?

February 2, 2013

Ukrainian RFERL published an interview with Dmitry Nosov (Дмитро Носов), a 22-year old Ukrainian who is going to apply for the astronaut training program: Українець може стати одним із перших, хто заселить Марс. interviewed Mars One co-founder Bas Lansdorp and published the interview on their website: This guy just got angel money to build a permanent colony on Mars.

German magazine Wunderwelt Wissen Magazin devoted 7 pages to Mars One. You can view an online version of the magazine here: Die Grosse Mars-Show.

February 1, 2013

The Beijing Youth Daily (北京青年报) published a full spread article (pdf) including an interview with a potential Chinese Candidate.


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