Flattered to be asked to become an advisor on the Mars One project and look forward to promoting the one way mission to Mars and giving the candidates some key lessons on the real art and science of teamwork. Attached their press notice.
Amersfoort, 16 January 2017 - Mars One is pleased to welcome Adrian Hayes to its advisory board. Hayes is a record-breaking adventurer and former British Army Gurkha officer, whose has trekked from the coast to both Poles, summited K2 and crossed the length of Greenland amongst a lifetime of adventures.
"A one-way expedition to Mars is merely a modern-day extension of humankind’s intrinsic pioneering need to explore and stretch our boundaries to the farthest reaches of our world and beyond. It has its similarities with the longest expeditions on this planet also, and, aside promoting the project wherever I can, I look forward to sharing some insights on the mental challenges and team dynamics that the candidates will encounter on their ground breaking mission," says Hayes.
Hayes is also an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker and professional business coach, delivering speeches, seminars, and programs worldwide, and an ambassador on economic, social & environmental sustainability, speaking, writing and campaigning on many related global issues.
Bas Lansdorp, CEO and co-founder of Mars One says, “We’re proud to welcome such an experienced modern day explorer of some of the most extreme and isolated environments on Earth to our advisory board. Participating in many long and arduous expeditions himself, Adrian Hayes understands the mental challenges our future astronauts will be facing and the importance of real teamwork to succeed in their journeys to and life on Mars.”
About Mars One
Mars One aims to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars. Before carefully selected and trained crews will depart to Mars, several unmanned missions will be completed, establishing a habitable settlement waiting for the first astronauts to arrive.
Mars One consists of two entities: the not-for-profit Mars One Foundation and the publicly trading Mars One Ventures AG [FRA: KCC], ISIN: CH0132106482. The Mars One Foundation implements, and manages the mission and owns the mission hardware. It also selects and trains the crews, and is building an ever growing community of experts and supporters that follow the progress of the mission and contribute to it.
Mars One Ventures holds the exclusive monetization rights around the Mars One mission. There are many revenue possibilities around the mission to Mars: merchandise, ads on video content, broadcasting rights, partnerships, Intellectual Property, events, games, apps, and many more.
For more information about Mars One, please visit www.mars-one.com.