Monday, September 16, 2013

Mars One nets over 200,000 Applicants

Remember the Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp and his  Mars One project?  Where Lansdorp announced that he was taking applications for berths on his Mars bound project.  Lansdorp promises to get you to Mars, but not to bring you back.  You see Mars One is a colonization mission. 

But it would seem that it is an incredibly popular idea because Lansdorp has received 200,000+ applications for the purposed 24 individuals who will be selected to become Mars One astronauts.

If all goes well, Lansdorp has set 2023 as the year when the first Mars settlers step out onto their new home world. 

Complete article here

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