Mars Mission Chooses 100 People Best Suited to Dying on Another Planet

Sure, the planned civilian mission to Mars is wildly unrealistic, and if it even if we got there everyone would probably starve, but it's still fun to think about. That's especially true when it comes to deciding what 100 people should be banished to space, never to return, as Mars One did today. » 2/17/15 10:52am 2/17/15 10:52am

A Staggering 202,586 People Have Applied To Die On Mars

Say, would you like to die alone on an uninhabitable planet millions of miles from home away from everyone you have ever known and loved? If your answer was "Heck yeah I do," you may be one of the more than 200,000 people who have applied to die on Mars. » 9/11/13 11:43am 9/11/13 11:43am

20,000 people have already applied for the one-way mission to Mars

In the first three days of accepting applications, the Mars One project has received a whopping 20,000 applications, with more than 600 coming from China alone. The project plans to send a select group of colonists to the Red Planet for permanent settlement — with permanent being the key word. » 4/29/13 11:26am 4/29/13 11:26am