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Can you explain how Mars One’s budget estimate of $6 billion was reached?

Can you explain how Mars One’s budget estimate of $6 billion was reached?

by Natasha Schön on Tuesday, 25th August 2015 in Inside 360, People, Arno Wielders

Arno Wielders, the co-founder and CTO of Mars One, currently divides his time between Mars One and working at the European Space Technology and Research Centre (ESTEC) of the European Space Agency as a payload study manager for new planetary mission studies and as a payload systems engineer for the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer mission. In a previous story, he provided insight into how the Mars One mission was initially designed. In this story, Arno Wielders answers burning questions in a personal interview about the Mars One mission budget.

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How do you plan a mission like Mars One’s mission to Mars?

How do you plan a mission like Mars One’s mission to Mars?

by Natasha Schön on Sunday, 23rd August 2015 in Inside 360, People, Arno Wielders

Arno Wielders, the co-founder and CTO of Mars One, currently divides his time between Mars One and working at the European Space Technology and Research Centre (ESTEC) of the European Space Agency as a payload study manager for new planetary mission studies and as a payload systems engineer for the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer mission. In this and other subsequent stories, Arno Wielders provides insight into Mars One's mission design, technology, and budget. In this story he talks about how the Mars One mission was initially designed.

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