Bas Lansdorp

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Birthday
5, 1977
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
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Birthday
5, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Famous as the Chief Executive Officer of Mars One, Lansdorp, along with his co founder, established the Dutch organization to fulfill a dream of colonizing Mars by the year 2025.

Before Fame

Before founding Mars One, he created a wind energy development company called Ampyx Power and was briefly employed by the Delft University of Technology.

Trivia

Though he established Mars One because he was passionate about creating a lasting human colony on the red planet, he did not intend to be a member of that initial colony.

Family Life

He earned a graduate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Twente in his native Netherlands.

Associated With

He and Peter Diamandis are both well known advocates of space travel.