TIL that Mars One was a Dutch organization that gathered investment to send first humans on Mars but their idea was considered implausible by experts, eventually ending up bankrupt. by whatilearned January 17, 2022, 1:15 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_One What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote bankruptconsidereddutcheventuallyExpertsgatheredhumansideaimplausibleInvestmentMarsorganizationSendTILToday I learned See more Previous article how to summon a succubus Next article anime review 5 Comments Leave a Reply It didn’t “fail”, it was a scam from the start. Candidates had to pay to advance to the next round of qualifying/training. The organizers never had any intention of going to Mars. Log in to Reply I remember the hype Log in to Reply Conversely there was a Martian organization called “Amster-damn!” that gathered investments to send Mars residents to the free wheeling fun city of Amsterdam but alas the Martian authorities were concerned that anyone going would want to stay permanently. Log in to Reply The Dutch wear wooden shoes to keep the woodpeckers off their heads. Log in to Reply Permanent human habitation on mars will never happen. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.