Mars One

Who Wants A One-Way Trip To Mars? Meet Three People Applying For Mars One

by Elizabeth Howell February 12, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter If you were to find yourself on the Red Planet, what would you do when you get there? Those who made the second round of the Mars One mission (which aims to establish a colony on Mars in the next decade) […]

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Mars One Proposes First Privately Funded Robotic Mars Missions – 2018 Lander & Orbiter

by Ken Kremer December 10, 2013

The Mars One non-profit foundation that aims to establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet in the mid-2020’s – with colonists volunteering for a one-way trip – took a major step forward today, Dec. 10, when they announced plans to launch the first ever privately funded space missions to Mars in 2018; as […]

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How Canadarm Sparked A Space Artist’s Love of The Universe

by Elizabeth Howell November 15, 2013

OTTAWA, CANADA – A small Canadian community seems an unlikely spot for an artist now working with Mars One (those people plotting a one-way trip to Mars) and asteroid mining concept company Deep Space Industries. But that’s how Bryan Versteeg got his start in life and — despite his remoteness — found space inspiration from […]

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Proposed Balloon Ride Would Let You See The Blackness Of Space

by Elizabeth Howell October 23, 2013

Doesn’t that look fun? A startup company is proposing to send customers 19 miles (30 kilometers) into the air via balloon, where they can linger for two hours and look at the curvature of the Earth and experience a black sky. While it’s not high enough to qualify as a spaceflight, the listed ticket price […]

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So You Wanna Go To Space. Can You Put Up With The Superpower Bacteria?

by Elizabeth Howell June 25, 2013

We all love space here and we’re sure, given that thousands of people applied for a one-way trip to Mars, that at least some of you want to spend a long time in a spacecraft. But have you thought about the bacteria that will be going along with you? If you don’t feel too squirmy […]

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