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DGAP-News: Mars One Ventures AG: Record-breaking adventurer Adrian Hayes joins Mars One advisory board


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Mars One Ventures AG: Record-breaking adventurer Adrian Hayes joins Mars One
advisory board

18.01.2017 / 09:24
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Amersfoort, 18 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, who 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 Adrian Hayes
Adrian Hayes is a British record-breaking polar explorer & adventurer, keynote
speaker, business coach, author and campaigner. An Arabic and Nepalese speaking
former Airbus Middle East Sales Director, British Army Gurkha Officer and
Special Forces soldier, he has achieved more major adventure goals the past ten
years than most people in the world - Everest, K2, the North Pole, South Pole,
the length of Greenland by kite-ski, the Arabian Desert by camel, two Guinness
World Records, two documentaries and one book.

Hayes is an internationally acclaimed keynote / motivational speaker and
professional leadership, team, and executive coach, delivering speeches,
seminars, and programs across the world. A lifetime follower of international
affairs and an ambassador on economic, social & environmental sustainability, he
is also a member of several organisations and charities, regularly speaking,
writing and campaigning on many contemporary world affairs. As a former
qualified Paramedic and Nepalese speaker, he is also involved in an ongoing
project providing medical assistance in the remote areas of Nepal.

He has featured in two television documentaries: the 2011 National Geographic
Channel 'Greenland Quest' and the 2013 Discovery Channel 'Footsteps of
Thesiger'. His first book 'Footsteps of Thesiger' was published in 2013. His
second book 'K2 - The Tragedy and the Triumph' will be published in October
2017.

For more information about Adrian Hayes, please visitwww.adrianhayes.com.

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 visitwww.mars-one.com.

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Company:  Mars One Ventures AG

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