Mars settlement concept art. Credit: Mars One
Mars settlement concept art. Credit: Mars One

Mars One will announce the start of its astronaut selection program at a press conference in New York on April 22nd at noon (EDT). The event will be moderated by Emily Lakdawalla, the Senior Editor at the Planetary Society. The panel will include

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– Bas Lansdorp, Co-Founder, and CEO, Mars One
– Gerard ‘t Hooft, Nobel Laureate and Ambassador of Mars One
– Norbert Kraft, Chief Medical Officer, Mars One
– Grant Anderson, Sr. VP Operations, Chief Engineer and Co-Founder, Paragon Space Development Corporation
– Bryan Versteeg, Mission Concept Artist, Mars One