Began collecting money to prepare for sending humans to Mars




Began collecting money to prepare for sending humans to Mars

Dutch company Mars One , which intends to turn the colonization of Mars in great reality show , reported on cooperation with the U.S. company Lockheed Martin Space Systems to develop a concept for spacecraft descent people on the Red Planet’s surface.

Lockheed has extensive experience in the study of Mars. If you want to organize a mission to Mars, it has no other choice – said the head of the project Mars One Bas Lansdorp.

For the development of the concept lander customer will pay the contractor about $ 250 000. The first launch will show how safe the technology to send humans to Mars. By 2018, Mars One plans unmanned mission, manned by 2025.


In addition to developing the descent module, Lockheed engineers help startup correctly plan the mission and count all costs.

Mars One also established a partnership with the British company Surrey Satellite Technology. Last requested to develop a concept for an orbiting satellite communications, which will transmit information to Earth.

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In this patch all their financial hole Mars One decided with the help of sponsors. Startup launched a fundraising campaign to pay for the costs of their Martian mission. With support kraudfandingovogo site Indiegogo Mars One hopes to raise $ 400 000.

Although investors and provided encouragement, they do not cause sufficient sense of satisfaction. As a bonus there are different gifts, and invitations to themed parties. For example, tours and tours of the factories and research laboratories in this list are not available.

Prior to this project team members has already collected 200,000 dollars in donations. It is expected that the biggest expenditure will fund not ordinary citizens, and academic institutions, and media companies. If the first interested in sending its Mars research equipment, the second show in a reality show.

More than 200,000 volunteers have expressed a desire to settle on Mars . It is likely that among these people are your friends.
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