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Mars One's red planet manned mission delayed by 2 years

Mars One's red planet manned mission delayed by 2 years

Mars One's ambitious mission to send four people to colonise the red planet in 2024, which includes three Indians among its 100 finalists, has been pushed back by two years.

Mar 23, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

`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.

Feb 21, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

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.

Jan 01, 2014, 10:37 AM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2013, 11:45 AM IST

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.

Dec 11, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

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.

Aug 31, 2013, 08:57 AM IST

Mars colony project aims to preserve life forms on the red planet

The Netherlands-based nonprofit project Mars One plans to land four people on the Red Planet in 2023 as the vanguard of a permanent human colony on the red planet.

Apr 24, 2013, 14:29 PM IST