Browsing: Adriana Marais

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Mars One’s plan to profit from the Red Planet

Mars One, a private company, has devised an ambitious plan to establish a human settlement on Mars and generate attractive returns for investors backing the mission. “It will be one of the most exciting things ever. Five hundred

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Video interview: Mars One’s Adriana Marais

Did you miss TechCentral’s recent podcast interview with Adriana Marais, one of the 100 people worldwide shortlisted by the Mars One project to travel to the Red Planet to establish a human colony. If so, then you missed out. You can listen to the

Podcasts
Interview: Mars One candidate Adriana Marais

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod chats to Adriana Marais, one of the 100 people worldwide shortlisted by the Mars One project to travel to the Red Planet to establish a human colony. Marais stands a good chance of being one of the first people

Science
SA scientist looking forward to life on Mars

The South African scientist hoping for a one-way ticket to Mars will get her chance to prove she has the right stuff later this year. In the meantime, Adriana Marais is keeping herself busy training for the Two Oceans ultra marathon in March, and as a senior Kung Fu student with the

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The S Africans hitching a one-way ticket to Mars

The Mars One programme is offering civilians, including South Africans, the opportunity to create a human colony on Mars. Is this a revival of the golden age of discovery, when explorers left their homes to begin new civilisations? Or is it a “suicide mission” in which people die in space while we watch from