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# Mars One

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That plan to make a colony on Mars and film it for reality TV has gone bust
The company is in the red, as it were.
Plans for human community on Mars pushed back by five years
Mars One said its first manned mission to the red planet would now not happen until 2031, having previously targeted 2026.
Poll: Do you think the Mars One project will succeed?
Bas Lansdorp denied the project is a sham.
The Mission to Mars is a complete sham...
… according to the Irish physicist who was selected to take part.
Next phase: Irish 'Mars One' hopeful Dr Joseph Roche has made the final 100
50 men and 50 women have been named in the final 100 this morning. The high cost of the mooted mission precludes the option of a return trip.
Remember those people who want to live on Mars? They'd die after 68 days
It’s hardly worth the air miles.
A third of the 'Mars One' hopefuls have dropped out ... but all three Irish candidates still in the running
Over 300 people have dropped out of contention for the Mars One project, due to medical or other personal reasons.
"An adventure of a lifetime.." This Irish doctor's also on the shortlist to go to Mars
Dr Catherine McGrath joins Trinity scientist Joseph Roche and Cork-based IT engineer Steve Menaa on the list of Irish-based candidates for the ambitious ‘Mars One’ project.
So, what are the chances we'll see an Irishman (or anybody) head to Mars?
The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one, as the famous song goes*. But how about the other direction?
Next phase: Mars mission hopeful Dr Joseph Roche begins medical testing
The Dublin-based scientist is one of the candidates selected for the ‘Mars One’ mission, which aims to land humans on the planet by 2025.
Meet the Irish man who's been shortlisted to go to Mars and never come back
Dr Joseph Roche, from Kildare, is one of 1,000 people shortlisted for the Mars One colony mission.