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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 18:47

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`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 11:25

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

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 19:24

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:46

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

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 18:06

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 10:37

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 11:45

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 08:52

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!

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 10:16

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 20:06

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

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 13:47

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

Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 08:57

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.