mos.org/events Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114
Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Meetup
Mars One mission candidates: Josh Richards, physicist, engineer, comedian |
Peter Degen-Portnoy, software engineer | Yari Golden-Castaño, systems engineer | R. Daniel Golden-Castaño, US Army veteran and engineering student |
Sara Director, artist
What would it be like to leave behind everything and everyone you know and move to a completely unknown world?
In 2026 the Mars One initiative intends to send the rst group of humans to Mars and create the inaugural permanent settlement on another planet. Over 200,000 individuals worldwide applied for the one-way voyage. Now the nal 100 are facing the psychological reality of moving to Mars. Hear rsthand from ve intrepid adventurers about the Mars One selection process, the reactions of family and friends, and why they want to spend the rest of their lives separated from all they know and love. Embark on a fascinating evening exploring what it means to be a 21st-century settler and leave our planet forever. Reception with light snacks and cash bar to follow.
Advance registration begins at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday September 21 (Monday, September 19 for Museum members) at mos.org/events.