Mars One astronaut selection starts today

The search to find the first humans to set foot on another planet begins in earnest today April 22, when Mars One launches its much-vaunted astronaut selection programme in New York.

Calling all wannabe-Martians

The private space company Mars One has issued the requirements for its astronaut selection program, a mission that seeks to establish the first human population on Mars in 2023.

How to colonize Mars by 2023

A Dutch company known as "Mars One" is hoping to begin colonization of the Red Planet by 2023.