Mars One

March 2013

This month, media companies from around the world have published articles about Mars One. Many were interested in the contract Mars One has signed with Paragon Space Development Coorporation to start the development of life support systems and Mars suits for Mars One's prospective mission.

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


March 19, 2013

Canadian news organization CBC mentioned Mars One in an article on private space projects: Mars, the moon and other off-Earth spots for space tourists.

March 18, 2013

Finnish news website Iltalehti.fi wrote an introductory article about Mars One: Tarjolla menolippu punaiselle planeetalle.

U.S. television network HLN published an article on Mars One’s mission plan on their website: Life on Mars: Want to move to the red planet?

The French version of the Huffington Post published an article on Mars One’s mission plan, and the fact that more than 8000 people have indicated that they will apply for Mars One’s astronaut selection program: Voyage sur Mars : 8000 personnes prêtes à quitter pour toujours la Terre.

Paul Wallis wrote a column on popular news portal Digital Journal, supporting Mars One’s mission: "The most important thing about Mars One is that by definition it creates a working operational effort at interplanetary movement, logistics, supply, finance, survival and research", Mars One human colony 2023 - Not as half-baked as it may seem.

March 17, 2013

In an online acticle, Scottish newspaper Herald Scotland mentioned that around 30 Scots have already indicated that they will apply for Mars One’s astronaut selection program: Free tickets to Mars ... one way only.

March 16, 2013

CBCRadio interviewed Bas Lansdorp about the Mars One mission plan, and published an introductory article: Wanted: People willing to die on Mars.

March 15, 2013

Bas Lansdorp was interviewed by the Canadian CBCRadio. You can listen to the interview here: One way ticket to Mars.

March 13, 2013

As a follow up to his previous column, David Sable, CEO of Y&R, wrote a great article on the business case of Mars One: Ready for Mars? ...Now a word from their sponsors.

Space Safety Magazine presented its readers an article about Mars One’s contract with Paragon: Paragon Contracted to Develop MarsOne Life Support System.

March 12, 2013

News portal Venturebeat posted an article on Mars One’s contract with Paragon: Private space mission Mars One signs its first federally approved contract.

Magazine New Scientist wrote about Mars One in their article on prospective human missions to Mars: Reality TV paves way for Neil Armstrong of Mars.

Science blog Science World Report published an article about Mars One’s contract with Paragon: Mars Colonization Project Awards First Supplier Contract.

March 11, 2013

Space.com wrote about Mars One’s contract with Paragon: Mars Colony Project Signs Deal to Study Spacesuits, Life Support.

News company SpaceRef published an article on the issuing of Mars One’s first conceptual design study: Mars One Contracts Paragon for Mars Life Support Systems.

Yahoo News re-published an article by Mike Wall on Mars One’s contract with Paragon: Mars Colony Project Signs Deal to Study Spacesuits, Life Support.

David Sable, CEO of Y&R, wrote an enthusiastic column on the Mars One business model for the Huffington Post: Dancing with Mars...?.

March 9, 2013

The New York Times published an extensive article on Mars One’s mission plan, and conducted interviews with Bas Lansdorp, Norbert Kraft and prospective applicants for the astronaut selection program: Reality TV for the Red Planet.

March 7, 2013

Nojum, an Iranian magazine on astronomy, conducted an extensive interview with Bas Lansdorp.

March 6, 2013

Bild, a large German newspaper, published an article on the Mars One mission plan: Forscher plant Mars-Reise ohne Rückkehr.

Nguoi Lao Dong, a Vietnamese news website, published an article on Mars One and its connection to Dennis Tito’s Mars mission and the Mars 500 initiative: Từ Mars One đến Mars 500.

March 4, 2013

Dutch marketing blog molblog published an article connecting Mars One to marketing and what marketeers can learn from the Mars One mission: Wat een Mars Expeditie ons leert over marketing.

March 2, 2013

British newspaper The Times published an article on growing food in greenhouses on Mars, and related this to Mars One’s mission:

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