40 – Mars One Waning (feat. Ryan MacDonald)

Mars One captured the world's attention when it announced its intentions to colonize Mars by 2023. But since that milestone announcement back in 2012, the organization has faced funding difficulties, delays, and accusations of fraud and misdirection. Meanwhile, the Mars 100, the hundred candidates currently hoping for a seat on the first mission, are left waiting and wondering. Cambridge University PhD student and Mars 100 candidate Ryan MacDonald joins Jake to discuss his experience, the money situation, and Mars One's future. We Discuss Mars One Original Mars One Press Release (March 2012) All Mars One Press Releases Ryan's Application Video The Mars One Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign MIT Press Release for Feasibility Study Elmo Keep's Piece on Josh Richards Elmo Keep's Piece on Joseph Roche Rae Paoletta's Piece on Mars One Mars One Revenue Projections Document Follow Ryan Twitter (@MartianColonist) YouTube (MartianColonist) Past coverage of Mars One Episode 1: The Waxing Interest in Mars (January 2016) Follow Jake & WeMartians Website (www.wemartians.com) Patreon (www.patreon.com/wemartians) Learn about the Orbiter Level ($1/month) Learn about the Lander Level ($3/month) Learn about the Rover Level ($5/month) WeMartians Shop (shop.wemartians.com) New InSight design GOOD VIBES Twitter (@we_martians) Jake’s Twitter (@JakeOnOrbit) WeMartians music is “RetroFuture” and “On My Way” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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