Will Reality TV beat NASA to Mars?
Space exploration will soon be rivaling X-Factor and myriad reality shows for your attention.
Mars One is an initiative to develop the first permanent human colony on the Red Planet. The project involves people from all walks of life, big corporations and entrepreneurs.
Funded partly through a reality TV show broadcasting 24/7, will this be the greatest show in the solar system? Is it sustainable to fund the settlement of Mars through TV? Will be people still be interested after the first few years? What happens to the colonists if interest dives? Will this be the greatest TV show ever created?
Come join and discuss TV, Space and the boundless limits of human enterprise!