44 Indians, including 17 women, shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

Forty-four Indians, including 17 women, are among 705 aspirants shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four people on a planned one-way trip to Mars in 2024 to colonize the red planet.

Mars One mission to use new `People`s Map of Mars`

Netherlands based non-profit organization Mars One has signed a deal with space-funding company Uwingu to use a new "People`s Map of Mars" for all of its missions to the Red planet.

`Mars One` vows to defy fatwa by sending people to space

A space exploration company is planning to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars to fight against the fatwa issued by Islamic authorities which mentions that the trip was akin to suicide.

One-way trip to Mars? Sign me up, says Frenchwoman

A comfortable, middle-class Parisian life may be the envy of many people, but Florence Porcel would give it all up to be among the first Earthlings to settle on Mars - even with no option of return.

62 Indians shortlisted for one-way trip to Mars

Over 1,000 aspirants, including 62 from India, have been shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four men and women on a one-way trip to Mars in 2024.

Two Dutch candidates selected for Mars One project

Two Dutch candidates emerged winners in the second round selection for a single trip to Mars that would take place in 2025.

Number of people wanting one-way ticket to Mars hits 200,000 mark

Around 200,000 people have filled up the application for joining an ambitious private mission to send a group of four men and women to Mars in 2023 to establish a permanent space colony.

Bid to colonize Mars wins high-profile backing

A Dutch entrepreneur`s bold quest to colonize Mars won high-profile support Tuesday from a US aerospace giant, although the timetable for putting humans on the red planet has been pushed back two years.

Mars One mission: 200,000 volunteers apply for one-way trip!

If you were not around when the man first set his foot on the Moon, you are certainly here to witness mankind’s next big leap – travel to Mars.

Return journey from Mars may be possible in future

According to Mars One, an organisation that has been calling for applicants to make such a journey in 10 years` time, more than 150,000 people would be willing to make the one-way trip.

Mars One mission nothing but ‘big publicity stunt’: Critic

One of the critics of Mars One mission has called it `a big publicity stunt.`

8,000 Indians queue up for one-way trip to Mars

As the deadline for registration nears, over 8,000 Indians have so far signed up for the one-way trip to Mars and settle down on the red planet.

Number of applicants for Mars One mission hits 1,65,000 mark

Around 165,000 people have filled up application for joining an ambitious private mission to send a group of four men and women to Mars in 2023 to establish a permanent space colony on Mars.

Want to be part of Mars One? Here`s how

If you were not around when we first set foot on the Moon, you are certainly here to witness mankind’s next big leap – travel to Mars.

More than 78,000 apply to go Red Planet

More than 78,000 people have applied for the one-way trip to Mars.

Over 600 Chinese apply for a trip to Mars

Over 600 Chinese have applied to join an ambitious Dutch aerospace project that plans to send humans on a one-way trip to Mars for permanent settlement.

Dutch firm plans to set up human colony on Mars by 2023

A company from the Netherlands is planning to send four astronauts on a trip to Mars to set up a human colony in 2023.

Mars colony project bags first investor

The ambitious USD 6 billion Mars mission that aims to colonise the Red planet and stage a reality show around it has attracted its first investor.

New mission plans to colonise Mars by 2023

A new private space venture from the Netherlands called Mars One aims to send four astronauts on a one-way journey to Mars.