Mars One

June 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 June 2014.  

Adweek aired an item about NASA and mentions Mars One and their impressive media coverage: NASA’s New Mission: Conquering Social Space With millions of followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the next target is Mars.

Russian Gismeteo News wrote an article about Mars One’s human mission to Mars: Залогом успешного полета на Марс является международное сотрудничество.

Neon Tommy wrote a letter about funding Mars One to Bill Gates: Mars Is The Best Investment Bill Gates Could Make For Humanity.

Elnashra aired an item about Mars One and it’s project plans: "ناسا": مهمتنا الأساسية إعداد الإنسان وإرساله إلى المريخ.

The Atlantic explained why people with an extrovert personality wouldn’t do well on Mars: Extroverts Don’t Belong on Mars.

Daily Mail discussed how growing plants in hostile environments can be used to sustain human life on the Mars: To boldly GROW: Vegetables planted in meteorite soil could one day feed human colonies on alien planets.

Business Insider Australia aired an item that mentions how Curiosity’s chief scientist believes that the Mars One project is possible: Curiosity's Chief Scientist Talks About The Darkest Moment During The Rover's Mission.

Scientias and Nieuws.nl both discussed how it is technologically possible to watch the World Cup from Mars: Kunnen kolonisten op Mars straks ook WK-voetbal kijken? and WK 2014: Wedstrijden kijken op Mars geen probleem voor kolonisten.

Mars One announced that Endemol-owned Darlow Smithson Productions (DSP) will exclusively follow the selection and training of Mars One’s one way astronauts to Mars. The topic was covered by many media outlets, including:

On Monday, 30th of June, Mars One announced a Request for Proposals for the 2018 Mars lander payloads. Below you will find some of the media publications about this.

Media from around the world continue to show interest in the stories from the 705 remaining astronaut candidates in Mars One's astronaut selection process. Some of their stories can be found here.