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Future Martians: Who are the Mars100?

Future Martians: Who are the Mars100?

by emma@mars-one.com on Friday, 24th August 2018 in Mars100

For most people, the prospect of leaving behind family and friends to venture into the unknown would incite feelings of panic and dread. Why, then, did over 200,000 people answer Mars One’s call to leave Earth behind forever? What motivates a person to venture away from the only world they’ve ever known? What kind of person would want to call Mars home? These are the questions Future Martians is seeking to answer. The 12-episode podcast, developed, produced, and hosted by Mars100 candidates Dianne McGrath and Josh Richards, explores the motivations, backgrounds, and ongoing efforts of a few of the third-round Mars One candidates.

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Mars One Candidate Video Series

Mars One Candidate Video Series

by Natasha Schön on Tuesday, 26th July 2016 in Astronaut Selection, Mars100

Welcome to Mars One's candidate video series, a set of videos that provide a peak into the inspirations and motivations of our Mars100 candidates. What inspired these candidates to sign up for a permanent mission to Mars and leave everything behind? These videos offer an inside look into the lives of those that have decided to become a part of Mars One's mission to the Red Planet. 

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Living on Mars through Mars One Candidate Eyes

Living on Mars through Mars One Candidate Eyes

by KC Frank on Thursday, 5th February 2015 in Astronaut Selection, Mars100

February 16, 2015 – a day that will go down in the history books of Mars One. On that day in mid-February, Mars One will officially announce the selection of a very small number of men and women around the world who will begin competing for four spots to travel to and live on Mars.

Leading up to our momentous announcement, we’ll be highlighting our amazingly brave Round Two candidates in a series of videos developed by passionate Mars One volunteers. This video series highlights the dreams, fears and desires of our astronaut hopefuls on their journey through our selection process.

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