Space.comSpaceflightHuman Spaceflight Poll: Do You Want to Be a Mars Colonist? By SPACE.com Staff | January 29, 2013 02:59pm ET MORE The Dutch nonprofit Mars One aims to land four colonists on the Red Planet in 2023. Do you want to be one of them? Yes — Sign me up! No — I like life here on Earth just fine. Maybe — I need some time to think about it. Irrelevant — I don't think this mission will ever get off the ground.