Benson: Mars or bust? Not for this Earthling

April 24, 2013 at 7:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

Mars One announced startling news last week that it would receive applications from those willing to travel to Mars to establish a permanent colony on the Red Planet. A Dutch entrepreneur named Bas Landsdorp heads Mars One, and he hopes to send four astronauts to Mars by 2023, and then another four every two years thereafter. Landsdorp and his associates say, “This is not a hoax.” Continue Reading