Mars One

June 2012

Since Mars One launched the website and sent a press release on May 31 about the plans to establish human settlement on Mars, the news has been traveling around the globe. Here you'll find a brief overview of some of the publications and news items on Mars One in June 2012.

June 30, 2012

Zeus News, an Italian news website, wrote an article on commercial space travel and included Mars One in the article: Turismo spaziale, ci siamo quasi.

June 29, 2012

Dutch news paper Trouw asked Mars One to write an opinion piece on the question "Why should we go to Mars?" Tijd voor nieuwe uitdaging: over tien jaar mens op Mars.

Bas Lansdorp answered many questions on the Mars One mission in an interview with Next Big Future: Bas Lansdorp wants to establish a Mars outpost by 2023.

Belgian digital magazine Guidestar devoted four pages to Mars One: Mars One - Brengt Nederland ons naar Mars?.

June 28, 2012

Russian news, information and political portal published: На Марсе устроят жесткое реалити-шоу.

Connaissance des Énergies wrote an online piece on Mars One Un déménagement sur Mars prévu dans 10 ans.

The biggest Polish technology blog published the following blogpost Kolonizacja Marsa: kosmiczne miasto powstanie już w 2023 roku on Mars One.

June 27, 2012

Brittish news company ITN interviewed Bas Lansdorp and published a video and news item on Mars One: Mars One: Big Brother in space.

June 26, 2012, one of the worlds biggest space news websites, published the article Reality Show on Mars Could Fund Manned Colony by 2023.

There was a "Call for questions" for Mars One on Ask Bas Lansdorp About Going to Mars, One Way.

The article Mars One: A human colony on Mars and a reality show to boot was published on

June 25, 2012

Local Argentinan news website dedicated a short article on Mars One: Planean realizar un reality show en Marte .

June 24, 2012

Austrian newspaper Krone, which has the highest newspaper circulation in Austria, wrote about Mars One: Unternehmen will den Mars schon 2023 besiedeln.

Video website No Tengo Tele posted the Mars One introduction video ¿Quieres ir a Marte? En 2023 podrás, pero cuidado con la letra pequeña.

June 23, 2012

An Italian article on Mars One was published on Leganerd: La colonizzazione di Marte avverrà nel 2023.

Spanish newswebsite published the online post Un empresario planifica un Gran Hermano en Marte para 2023.

June 22, 2012

Tanja Masson Zwaan wrote an article on law and (commercial) space travel: Pioneers in space, work for lawyers.

Australian website that provides independent analysis from academics and researchers, commented on Mars One: Big Brother on Mars: reality TV that’s out of this world?

Spanish news website published an article on Mars One, based on the BBC interview two days earlier: ¿Un 'Gran Hermano' en Marte?

Czech Radio ( posted an online article on Mars One Kolonizace Marsu jako reality show.

June 21, 2012

The article The First Extraterrestrial Reality Show Is Coming was published on tech and lifestyle website

News website World TV PC published the article Dutchman On Another Planet With Mars Reality Series Plans.

June 20, 2012

BBC interviewed co-founder Bas Lansdorp and published the interview on their website: Can the Dutch do reality TV in space?
BBC Brazil translated the interview in Portuguese and also published it: Holandeses querem fazer Big Brother em Marte.

Chilean website posted the article Premio Nobel promueve ambicioso proyecto: colonizar Marte pasando allí el resto de tu vida.

June 19, 2012

Business news website published news item Mars One - Get Your One Way Ticket To The Red Planet.

June 18, 2012

Bengal website published the Mars One news: মঙ্গলে মনুষ্য বসতি: মিশন ২০২৩ !!

June 17, 2012

News website (Radio Netherlands Worldwide - news and analysis from the Netherlands in 10 languages) published an extensive article on Mars One: Stormloop op enkele reis Mars. The article is also available in seven other languages:

June 14, 2012

Tech website published an item on Space Tourism and mentioned Mars One as one of the private efforts: DailyDirt: Space Tourism Is Almost Here.

June 13, 2012

Local German news website Weser Kurier dedicated an item on the Mars One plans: Big Brother auf dem Mars., an Indonesian news website posted the article: Mars One Rencanakan Kirim Manusia ke Planet Mars.

June 12, 2012

News website posted: Mars One takes the next giant leap for mankind.

June 11, 2012

Czech National Geographic dedicated an article on mission: Dobytí Marsu má připomínat velkolepou realitní show.

The Mars One initiative to settle humans on Mars was mentioned on wrote the following post: Mars One: Human Settlement Planned For 2023.

June 10, 2012

Settling humans on Mars was announced as awesome stuff on Mars One Private Colony.

Norwegian website teknofil wrote the following article: Nå skal vi bosette oss på Mars.

June 8, 2012

Business Insider wrote an extensive article, based on an interview with co-founder Bas Lansdorp: This Incredible Plan for a Mission To Mars In 2023 Is No Hoax.

An interview with Mars One co-founder Bas Lansdorp was broadcasted live on Dutch television on School TV Weekjournaal. The topic on Mars One starts at 25:40.

A radio interview with Bas Lansdorp was broadcasted live on the Free Beer & Hot Wings morning show.

June 7, 2012

Although popular's main topic is mobile phone's, they also discuss other topics, for example Mars One - the first plan for human settlement on Mars.

June 6, 2012

Stephen Colbert mentioned Mars One in his very popular US tv show The Colbert Report: Transit of Venus & Mars Reality Show Pitch., a news website on science and technology related topics, posted the article: Mars Colonization Mission Will Happen Live on Reality TV.

An interview with Bas Lansdorp was broadcasted live on national Australian television in tv program TEN Breakfast Australia.

June 5, 2012

Swedish TV station SVT published an online article: Nu kan du emigrera till Mars.

Tabloid Aftonbladet (also Swedish) published the online article Tänker skicka människor till Mars – utan hemresa.

The Huffington Post published an online article: Mars One: Dutch Startup Aims To Colonize Red Planet In 2023.

The article Mars One: One-way ticket to the red planet was published on

June 4, 2012 published a post on Mars One on their Science & Tech section: There will be life on Mars: Mission to create first human colony by 2023 - and it will be filmed for reality TV show.

Popular Brazilian blog reposted the article 'Mars One' promete colonizar Marte en 2023.

Several Australian news websites wrote about Mars One. For example No coming home from this mission to Mars.

News website dedicated an article on the Mars One plans: Mars Settlement Planned For 2023.

June 3, 2012

Dutch blog wrote the blogpost Nederlander wil Mars koloniseren.

Mexican technology and digital news website published the item: Mars One, la empresa que pretende colonizar Marte en el 2023.

June 2, 2012

Mashable, one of the worlds biggest Internet news websites, wrote the article One-way Ticket to Mars, Please: Startup Plans Space Colony in 2023.

June 1, 2012

Dutch newspaper Volkskrant published an article on Mars One, an online article appeared the day before: Voor een habbekrats naar Mars (wel een enkele reis).

Bas Lansdorp was interviewed by Dutch station BNR. You can listen to the Dutch interview here.

The popular Russian blog posted the news.


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