Mars One

January 2013

This month, we have published press releases on the requirements for candidates who want to participate in the astronaut selection program, the fact that Mars One’s daughter company - Interplanetary Media - has secured its first investments, and the recruitment of Eiso Vaandrager as director of Finance and Investor relations.

These press releases have been published by media companies and blogs around the world. Below, you can find a selection of these articles and reports.

January 31, 2013

Dutch news paper Volkskrant interviewed Mars One ambassador Gerard ‘t Hooft and published the interview on their website: Nobelprijswinnaar droomt van kolonie op Mars.

January 30, 2013 published the following article: Mars One Received First Investments, Programs to Launch This Year.

January 27, 2013

Ukrainian news site Express Online wrote an introductory article about Mars One: На Марсі зніматимуть реаліті-шоу з живими людьми.

January 24, 2013

The German edition of the New Scientist - a weekly science magazine that is part of the Spiegel publishing company, posted the following article: Vegetarier-WG für den Mars.

January 23, 2013

Norwegian newspaper Rogaland Savis published an interview with Robin Ingebretsen, a 18-year old Norwegian who is going to apply for the astronaut training program: “We are going to have to do it once anyway, so why not be a part of it?” - Vil bli marsboer.

Taiwanese magazine Brains published an extensive introductory article on Mars One on their website: 火星移民計畫開跑 什麼樣的人適合去火星?.

January 22, 2013

The popular blog Mashable wrote about the psychological consequences of living on Mars: could we psychologically handle Mars without return: Are We Meant to Live on Mars?

January 21, 2013

Russian press bureau Uralinformbyuro published an introductory article on Mars One: В Голландии начали готовить будущих марсиан.

Trent Carson wrote a column about Mars One for the Oklahoma Daily (U.S.) “The only things holding us back from being a species that inhabits two planets in our solar system are our own doubts and petty squabbles.” COLUMN: Possibility of historic visit to Mars not very far in future.

January 20, 2013

Dutch science blog Scientias published about space law in an interview with our adviser Tanja Masson-Zwaan: De ruimte exploiteren en koloniseren: mag dat eigenlijk wel?

January 19, 2013

Mars One was covered in a report which was aired throughout the day on the Weather Channel (U.S.): Man on Mars? is Norways third biggest newspaper and fifth biggest site overall. Side3, Nettavisen's "men's magazine", published an interview with Robin Ingebretsen, a prospective candidate for the astronaut selection program: Nordmannen Som Vil Til Mars.

January 18, 2013

Chinese blog wrote an introductory article on the Mars One project: 在火星上度过余生.

January 17, 2013

Slovenian business magazine Finance wrote about the requirements for the astronaut selection program on their website: Ali bi ostali na Marsu do konca življenja?

January 16, 2013

Japanese blog Roomie wrote about Mars One: 「火星への移住希望者」募集中! ただし片道切符.

January 14, 2013

National Geographic mentioned Mars One’s “Martian base camp” in their article Space Pictures: 7 Ways You Could Blast Off by 2023.

Russian newssite wrote about Mars One in their article: “The past year has forever changed the space program”: Ушедший год навсегда изменил космонавтику., an Indonesian news website, published an introductory article that was also published by the Indonesian National Geographic: Mau ke Mars? Bisa, tetapi Ini Syaratnya.

Online newsmagazine Arab 5 published: “Dutch company announces a trip to "Mars" and requests volunteers”: شركة هولندية تعلن عن رحلة إلى “المريخ” ذهاباً بلا عودة وتطلب متطوعين.

Chinese scientific blog Kexue wrote about the Mars One mission plan: 火星一号招募火星移民先遣队 2023年首上火星.

January 13, 2013

Al Jazeera English TV broadcasted a live interview with Bas Lansdorp.

January 12, 2013

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Research and Science dedicated an item on the Mars One astronaut selection program: Help Wanted: Astronauts Needed for Mars Colony.

Chinese newswebsite Phoenix New Media published the Mars One mission plan: “Mars One”火星计划详情.

January 11, 2013

Belgian website dedicated an article to Mars One: VIDEO: Vrijwilligers gezocht voor Marsmissie (en realityshow).

News website TGdaily posted the following article on Mars One: Calling all wannabe-Martians.

Australian news portal wrote an item on the astronaut selection program: Wanted: Humans to populate Mars colony - forever.

The Japanese branch of Wired republished an article on Mars One’s astronaut selection program「火星移住希望者の募集」正式に開始.

Hong Kong’s Sina wrote about Mars One’s astronaut selection program, and finding the required funding for a mission to Mars: 荷蘭招募首批4名志願者2023年定居火星.

January 10, 2013

Danish website dedicated the following news post to the Mars One astronaut selection program: Organisation vil sende 20 mennesker til Mars – send din ansøgning nu.

Portuguese website P3 devoted an article to Mars One astronaut selection program: Inscrições abertas para colonizar Marte! Apetece mesmo...

January 9, 2013

An article about the revealed astronaut selection criteria was published on Mars One Astronaut-Selection Criteria Revealed In Advance Of 2022 Mission To Red Planet .

Popular technology weblog wrote an item on the Mars One Astronaut Selection Program: Mars Colonists Wanted — Apply Here.

Swedish newspaper Afton Bladet devoted an article to Mars One: Vill du åka till Mars och aldrig återvända?

Russian news website described the Mars One mission plan in an article: Хотите жить на Марсе? Mars One ищет кандидатов.

Fastcompany, a business media brand, wrote about Mars One’s plans for a manned mission to Mars: Want To Colonize Mars? Applications Now Being Accepted.

January 8, 2013 published an article on Mars One’s astronaut requirements: Wanted: Mars Colonists to Explore Red Planet. posted the Mars One announcement on the astronaut requirements: Mars One Issues Requirements For 2013 Astronaut Selection.

British newspaper The Sun devoted an article to the astronaut requirements: Fancy living on Mars? Here’s your chance to colonise Red Planet.

January 3, 2013

French website Reponse a Tout published an interview with Bas Lansdorp: Télé-réalité sur Mars : "un voyage sans retour pour les candidats".


More media feedback on Mars One