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Message 1341394 - Posted: 27 Feb 2013, 21:30:24 UTC

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Message 1341497 - Posted: 28 Feb 2013, 2:09:35 UTC - in response to Message 1341394.

An older whose relationship would be able to withstand the stress of living in a confined environment for two years.

No Way!

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Message 1342275 - Posted: 2 Mar 2013, 2:05:37 UTC

Darn! I doubt I'll find such kind of strong relationtship in due time... LOL

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Message 1342301 - Posted: 2 Mar 2013, 4:51:23 UTC - in response to Message 1342275.

bah tons of time to make L... ? no ?
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Message 1342452 - Posted: 2 Mar 2013, 19:39:03 UTC

in real life there is always a getout, the front door. In space for 2-4 years there ain't one! Bit of a sad indictment upon human relationships that we haven't seen a rush of couples willing to have a go ...

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Message 1407104 - Posted: 23 Aug 2013, 22:14:53 UTC - in response to Message 1342452.


One-way Mars trip attracts 165,000 would-be astronauts ... and counting


I doubt this story, they plan to make a show of these would be astronauts.
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Message 1407203 - Posted: 24 Aug 2013, 8:00:39 UTC

The Mars One Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that will establish a permanent human settlement on Mars in 2023. A reliable surface habitat will be set up before the first crew lands; more settlers and cargo will follow every two years. Our plan is realistic because the technology needed already exists and can be purchased from the private space industry.

Q. Will we have the tecnology to do all this within 10 years?
Q. Where will the money comer from?

I just don't see it happening.

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Message 1408800 - Posted: 28 Aug 2013, 12:48:08 UTC
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It seems you don't even have to pay that much either to join in so I've heard...

Q. Where will the money comer from?



I was wondering the same, being a non profit organization...
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Message 1409029 - Posted: 28 Aug 2013, 22:06:17 UTC

I would go, even though I probably wouldn't survive the entire trip,as a third crewman.
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Message 1409912 - Posted: 30 Aug 2013, 20:07:10 UTC

...another scam in the making!!


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Message 1409946 - Posted: 30 Aug 2013, 21:13:59 UTC - in response to Message 1409912.

...another scam in the making!!



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Just another reality show.

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Message 1410139 - Posted: 31 Aug 2013, 15:36:27 UTC

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Message 1411660 - Posted: 5 Sep 2013, 5:04:11 UTC
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I agree. The likelihood is that a completely privately funded expedition to Mars isn't going to happen. At least not in out lifetimes.
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Message 1411881 - Posted: 5 Sep 2013, 17:34:29 UTC

I think it's a bit dubious.

Today Paul Römer agreed to become a Mars One ambassador. An established expert on grasping the attention of a global public, he was the co-creator of the worldwide phenomenon Big Brother – the television program that revolutionized reality television.

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Message 1411903 - Posted: 5 Sep 2013, 18:34:30 UTC

It's all about self-promotion. He knows full well it will never happen therefore he can safely say he'll go for it.

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Message 1411938 - Posted: 5 Sep 2013, 21:11:19 UTC

Sounds quite fishy to me as well...
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Message 1418663 - Posted: 21 Sep 2013, 19:12:44 UTC

I wouldn't volunteer for this stuff, and I don't see it flying, but if there is any real effort made, then perhaps it will contribute to an overall technological understanding of how to do it safely in the future.


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