How much does the mission cost?
Mars One estimates the cost of putting the first four people on Mars at about six billion US dollars.
Dr. Gerard Blaauw, ambassador of Mars One
April 2, 2012
Dr. Gerard Blaauw, chairman of the Netherlands Space Society, has agreed to become an ambassador of Mars One. Over the duration of his career he has built an impressive and diverse network in the international space industry and is a respected figure in many fields, including strategy and business development. He gained a wealth of experience in these areas working for a variety of companies and associations, and we at Mars One are very pleased to count him as one of our ambassadors.
About Mars One
Mars One is a not-for-profit organization whose goal is to establish a human settlement on Mars through the integration of existing, readily available technologies from industry leaders world-wide. Mars One intends to fund this decade-long endeavor by involving the whole world as the audience of an interactive, televised broadcast of every aspect of this mission, from the astronaut selections and their preparations to the arrival on Mars and their lives on the Red Planet.
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