Mars One

February 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 February 2014.

Round Two Candidates in Mars One's selection program from around the world were interviewed, some of their stories can be found here: 

A Fatwa was issued against Muslims joining Mars One's one-way mission to Mars by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment (GAIAE) in the United Arab Emirates: One-way trip to Mars prohibited in Islam. Mars One's mission is to extend to all humans, including Muslims, the chance to become the Neil Armstrong of Mars: Mars One’s response to the Fatwa issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment. The topic was covered by several media publications. Some of them can be found below.

Mars One was one of the exhibitors at official Star Trek event Destination Star Trek Germany: Ready to move to Mars?

Mars One team member Bryan Verteeg, responsible for most of the Mars One visuals, was interviewed about his Mars habitat concepts: Calgary artist behind Mars One habitat and illustrations of future space station published an article from Mars One adviser Brian Enke about Space projects and Crowdsourcing: The rocky road to space funding through crowdsourcing.