Mars One is seeking volunteers to become Mars colonists, and the Netherlands-based nonprofit organization is planning for a landing on Mars in 2023.
Its goal is to create a permanent settlement on the red planet that could pave the way for future space colonies. It’s a beta test for planetary colonization, and Mars One seeks to establish an environment that is a “sustainable outpost designed to receive astronauts every two years.” Read more...
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