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Bas Lansdorp

Who Would You Want to Go to Mars With?

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

I'm not sure even Mother Teresa or Gandhi could crack the top-tier of this list. I'm thinking Mars One is looking for far more than qualified and intrepid space explorers; they're looking for super heroes -- or at least the super heroic.

Martians in Houston: Do We Have a Problem?

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 10.15.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

I realized how easily we immerse ourselves in our own disciplines and envelop ourselves in our own values, and that exiting these self-imposed and limiting confines is key to understanding and propelling ourselves toward any future -- especially the one we humans envision on Mars.

We're Not Ready for Mars Closeups

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

Mars One chief Bas Lansdorp's plan to send the first four humans on a one-way trip to establish a permanent human colony on Mars in 2025 is going full-steam ahead -- as is public and sometimes vitriolic criticism of his mission.

Emily Thomas

Mars Colony Plan Takes Next Big Step | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

A mission to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2024 just took another step closer to launch. The Dutch nonprofit Mars One said it ...

Yes, My Daughter Would Love a One-Way Ticket to Mars

Greg Schwem | Posted 10.21.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Growing up, my father consistently relied on the same threat when he found fault with behavior or actions that displeased him.

Woman: I Don't Want Baby On Earth, But I'll Have One On Mars

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.12.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In 2023, the Netherlands-based nonprofit Mars One plans to send teams of four people to the Red Planet to colonize and live out the rest of their live...

Aspiring Martian Colonists Gather For First Time | Tanya Lewis | Posted 08.12.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON — A group of volunteers hoping to become the first human Martians congregated in one spot for the first time Saturday (Aug. 3) to discuss...

To the Moon, Alice!

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 05.08.2013 | TV
Michael Rosenblum

So why bother with all the risk and expense of trying to put people on Mars when, for a mere fraction fo the cost, you can produce one heck of a 'reality' show and get much better ratings.

Is Mars The Next Earth?

Posted 02.04.2013 | Science

Mars One founder Bas Lansdorp joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to talk about his goal to have humans living on Mars by the year 2023. Lansdorp told host J...

Mars-Based Reality Show: How Stupid Could it Be?

Tony Phillips | Posted 08.08.2012 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

Facts notwithstanding, Mars One claims it intends to land its first team of colonists on Mars in 2023. If you're out of the loop, that's 10 years before NASA hopes to get there. Perhaps such ambition is warranted, given the company's fundraising goals.