Since 2013 Josh has featured in over 200 media interviews globally, appearing in The Guardian, Al Jazeera, RT, Sky News, History Channel, The ProjectHuffington PostInternational Business Times and ABC Conversations to name a few. He’s also been “Australia’s Mark Watney” for the DVD release of “The Martian”, a featured speaker at WOMADelaide, and promoted National Science Week for the Sydney Opera House.


March 14 – X-Press Magazine “Josh Richards – Life On Mars?”
March 6 – Perth Now “Five reasons to head to Joondalup Festival”
February 25 – Community News “Mars One Project’s Josh Richards to appear at 2019 Joondalup Festival”
January 12 – Skynews “Australian university student is designing future homes for Mars”
January 3 – Topic “I’m Moving To Mars – Josh Richards, Australia”


December 5 – Curtin University “One Way To Mars”

November 19 – Curtin University “First Curtin Alumni on Mars?”

October 11 – Radio National “A one-way ticket to Mars”
August 9 – The Examiner “Mars One candidate Josh Richards to speak at Queen Victoria Museum”
July 26 – ABC Radio Adelaide “Josh Richards On The Vast Liquid Lake Under Mars’ South Pole”
June 25 – Careers With STEM “How to use your engineering skills in any career
May 17 – The Examiner “Sight set to the stars for Destination Mars event”
May 17 – Tasmania Talks “Why Would I Want To Come Back?”

May 16 – ABC North Tasmania “Destination: Mars with Josh Richards”
May 11 – History Channel “Ancient Aliens: The Alien Protocols”
April 30 – Particle “Josh Richards Could Be A Martian Thanks To Mars One”
March 27 – TMRO:Space “Will SpaceX build the BFR in LA?”

March 25 – TMRO:Space “Exploring the solar system with Dr Chris McKay”

March 19 – Create Digital “This astronaut candidate is no ordinary human”
March 3 – The Observer “Will this down to Earth Aussie make it to Mars”
February 7 – The Laborastory “Josh Richards On Alexey Leonov”

February 6 – Talking Lifestyle “Elon Musk sending a car to Mars”

February 6 – How’s Life Podcast “Ep #9: Mars”
January 29 – The Examiner “Launceston Planetarium anniversary connects Tasmania to the stars”
January 28 – Sensible People Podcast “12 – To Infinity and Beyond”

January 25 – The Message Pod “#26 Josh Richards”


December 26 – Space Nation Orbit “Three Inspirational Humans Who Dream of the Stars”
December 21 – Space Nation Orbit “Christmas On Mars?”
October 31 – Science Over Everything “Getting to Mars: Updated interview with Josh Richards”
October 27 – Stories Out Loud “Becoming Martian”

September 20 – Mix 94.5 with Lisa & Pete on The Catchup “Josh Richards and the End of the World”

September 18 – Talking Lifestyle with Sam & Mieke for The Daily Drive “One way trip to Mars!”

August 31 – Techly “What’s driving this young Aussie to leave Earth forever and live on Mars?”
August 31 – Techly “What will life on Mars be like?”
August 22 – Sky News with Alan Jones “Richards a step closer to life on Mars”
August 18 – Talking Lifestyle with David Prior “Josh Richards – Live In Studio”

August 17 – Channel 9 The Morning Show “The Aussie with a one way ticket to Mars”
August 17 – 96.5 Wave FM with Mel and Trav for Breakfast “Meet our soon-to-be Martian!”

August 16 – 7HOFM Hobart with Mick and Maria for Breakfast “Scientist, Josh Richards is heading to Mars!”

August 15 – Triple M Goldburn Valley with Locco for Breakfast “Martian Astronaut for National Science Week”

August 14 – 2GB “The Alan Jones Breakfast Show” (Interview at 1hr 12mins 15sec)

August 14 – 6PR Mornings With Gareth Parker “Dreaming of Mars”

August 13 – News Talk 4BC 1116 with Ross Greenwood “Becoming Martian”

August 11 – RTRFM Breakfast With Caitlin “Josh Richards is Our Favourite Martian”

August 10 – ABC Radio Canberra “Mornings with Genevieve Jacobs” (Interview at 1hr 42mins)
August 7 – Concrete Playground “What Does It Realistically Take To Live On Mars?”
August 6 – ABC Weekends with Andrea Gibbs “Mars One Cosmic Nomad Josh Richards”
August 3 – Tasmania Talks with Brian Carlton “Potential astronaut prepares for life on Mars”

August 3 – Today Show “Becoming Martian Feature”

July 12 – Sydney Opera House “The new space race: How Josh Richards is escaping extinction with life on Mars”
June 29 – Sydney Opera House “Life On Mars: The 2020 Rover Mission”

June 23 – ABC Radio National “Fly me to Mars!”
June 18 – Skynews “What does a one-way ticket to Mars mean?”
May 12 – The Link with Stan Grant “Aliens: what we’ve already told them about us”

May 12 – ABC News “If aliens were watching us, this is what they would see”
May 11 – 3WBC“Big Life Conversations With Jacinta Stiles McNena”
April 29 – 9Now Weekend Today Show “Ginger Pride Rally”
April 25 – Joondalup Times “Josh Richards aiming for human settlement on Mars”
April 24 – Al Jazeera “New research to aid walking on Mars”

April 5 – Community News “Southern River College welcomes wannabe Martian”
April 4 – Perth Now & SundayTimes“Perth comedian Josh Richards chasing a one-way ticket to Mars”
April 3 – ABC Radio Perth “Perth scientist and comedian on a mission to Mars”

March 17 – The Daily Edition “Life On Mars with Josh Richards”
March 15 – Australia’s Science Channel “Brew Ha Ha”
March 11 – Australia’s Science Channel “WOMAD Live Stream”
March 11 – WOMADelaide Planet Talks “Human Life On Mars”
March 10 – Australia’s Science Channel “Make Me A Martian”
March 9 – Bob Hawke Centre – “Carmel Johnston and Josh Richards In Conversation with Angela Catterns”

February 21 – Australian Academy of Science “Christmas wish granted for ‘space nut’ and his 9yo son”
January 19 – UniSA Alumni Update “From life on Mars to an undercover insight into North Korea”


November 28 – Mars Ascend “Inside the Heart and Mind of an Explorer – Part 2”
November 21 – Mars Ascend “Inside the Heart and Mind of an Explorer – Part 1”
November 4 – ABC Nightlife “Nightlife on a mission to Mars with Will Reid and Josh Richards”
October 8 – BU News Service “Martians at the Museum”
October 2 – TMRO “The SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System – 9.31”

August 29 – AFTRSFM “One-Way Ticket To Mars”

August 16 – “Live Webcast Helps Kids Spot Planetary ‘High 5’ Tonight”
August 15 – Channel 10 (Israel) “Breakfast Interview”

August 10 – Humans Of Twitter “#148 – @Mighty_Ginge”
June 30 – Channel 7 The Morning Show “Laughs on Mars! Meet the Aussie comedian who could be headed to the red planet”
June 28 – Halogen Foundation “Astronaut Candidate Josh Richards: To Infinity And Beyond”
June 28 – Science Over Everything “Life On Mars: Interview With Josh Richards, Mars One Candidate”
June 22 – ABC Short and Curly “Should you move to Mars”
June 17 – IOL News “Mars One rivals break the mould”
May 22 – TMRO “Planetary Defense” [Viewer comments from interview]
May 15 – TMRO “One Way Trip To Mars #MarsNone 9.17”

May 10 – The Vocal “The Saturn Return – How A Planet Might Be Responsible For Your Quarter Life Crisis”
May 4 – RT “Mars One being one-way ‘is the biggest appeal’: RT talks to prospective candidates”

April 30 – SCOPE “Josh Richards @ World Science Festival Brisbane

April 15 – Echo News “Wannabe Martian Talks To Students”
April 8 – Lesmurdie Senior High School “Mars One”
March 30 – RTRFM Breakfast With Caitlin “Josh Richards – Cosmic Nomad”
March 23 – The Plus Ones “When Earth no longer cuts it: ‘Cosmic Nomad’ comedy gig with Josh Richards”
March 22 – The Examiner “Josh Richards will perform his infamous Cosmic Nomad skit at Saint Johns Craft Beer bar”
March 22 – Tasmania Talks with Brian Carlton “Aussie Mars One candidate Josh Richards joins Brian Carlton”

March 18 – Spice News “Event Emporium’s Martian stunt”
March 14 – The Courier “World Science Festival: Australian astronaut tips a bucket on Mars One project”
March 10 – Aussie Network News “All You Need To Know About the World Science Festival”
March 8 – Hot 91.1 The Hot breakfast “Josh Richards – One Way Ticket To Mars…”

March 2 – ABC Conversations With Richard Fidler “Josh Richards wants a one-way ticket to Mars”
February 25 – The Clothesline “Cosmic Nomad: Looking To Space For The Fun Of Laughing at The Science Exchange”
February 22 – Business Insider Australia Op-Ed “Why I’m excited about my strong shot at leaving Earth forever to live on Mars”
February 10 – Triple M Merrick and Australia “Josh Richards – might be going to Mars”
February 19 – Gizmodo Op-Ed “Australia’s Martian: This Physicist, Soldier and Comic May Leave Earth Forever”
February 19 – Kotaku “Australia’s Mars One Candidate Says Virtual Reality Shouldn’t Replace Human Exploration”
February 15 – Huffington Post Op-Ed “A Mars Mission One Day Helps Me Work, Rest And Play”
February 14 – FiveAA “Josh Richards on Talk Back with Kim Napier

February 12 – CNET “Girt by CNET podcast 60”
February 12 – Channel 7 “Sunrise Feature”

February 11 – 4BC News Talk “Josh Richards – One-Way Ticket To Mars”
February 10 – Channel Nine Coach “How to keep fit if you find yourself stranded on Mars”
February 10 – Hit 105 “Josh Richards on Breakfast with Stav, Abby & Osher”

February 9 – Gizmodo “Live Chat With An Australian Mars One Candidate Right Now!”
February 8 – Channel 7 “6pm News Feature”

February 8 – Hit107 “Australia’s Astronaut Candidate To Live Like ‘The Martian'”
February 8 – The Weather Network “Aussie Mars One candidate locks himself in a box for 5 days”
February 8 – Channel 9 Today “Live Like The Martian”
February 8 – Channel 9 “Today Show Segment”

February 8 – Channel 9 “Today Show Weather”

February 8 – “Aussie astronaut hopeful plans to be prove that humans will be living on Mars in 10 years’ time”
February 8 – Mashable “A Mars One candidate is spending 5 days in a box in Australia”
February 8 – Huffington Post “Aussie Astronaut Lives Like A Martian, Plans To Move To Mars”
February 7 – CNET “From a glass box to the Red Planet: The strange journey of a Martian-in-training”
February 7 – RiAUS “Josh Richards: Simulating Mars FAQs”
February 7 – RiAUS “Josh Richards Is Going To Mars (One Day….)”
February 6 – Tech Guide “Australian Astronaut To Live Like The Martian To Celebrate DVD And Blu-Ray Release”
February 4 – Iris Review “Sydney Gets It’s Own Martian”
January 21 – 3CR Lost In Science “Summer stories: Josh Richards on being super on Mars”
January 6 – Australian Geographic “What makes a Mars settler?”


December 8 – Daily Mail “The seven Australians planning to spend the rest of their lives on Mars”
November 17 – North Coast Times “Yanchep students learn about trip to Mars”
November 4 – City Journal “The Wannabe Martians”

October 23 – ABC Beyond The Lab Podcast “A New Life On Mars”
September 2 – Rotunda Media “A Future On Mars Part 2”
August 26 – Rotunda Media “A Future On Mars Part 1”
August 26 – RTRFM Breakfast With Caitlin “Breakfast Goes To Infinity And Beyond”
August 16 – ABC News “Festival of Bright Ideas: Science gathering opens young minds to Mars mission and eating insects”
August 15 – The Advertiser “One way to Mars, and Josh Richards can’t wait”
August 13 – Heart 107.3 “Josh Richards – One way ticket to Mars”
July 13 – ABC Broken Hill “Outback amateur astronomer Linda Nadge meets man who could be first person on Mars”
June 11 – Small Steps To Space “Martian Motivation: Mars One Candidates’ Grassroots Education Outreach Program”
June 1 – Perth Now “75 people who make WA great: Entrepreneurs, health and science
May 5 – ABC World Today “Mars One mission to establish human colony could set space exploration back decades”
May 1 – Eagle FM “Josh Richards is on a One-Way Mission to Mars”

April 27 – “Australian MarsOne candidate Josh Richards: ‘Why I want to go to Mars and never come back”
March 29 – Science Network Western Australia “Josh Richards’ lifelong quest to the Red Planet”
March 18 – International Business Times “Is Mars One A Scam? Martian 100 Finalists Share Their Experience”
February 18 – International Business Times “Two Australians Among ‘Mars One’ Top Ten Hopefuls For One-Way Trip To Red Planet”
February 18 – “Aussies odds on to call Mars home”
February 17 – “Mars One: Seven Australians among final 100 candidates for one-way tickets to the Red Planet”
February 17 – The Guardian “Mars One shortlist: the top 10 hopefuls”
February 17 – 9 News Perth “Mission to Mars | Today Perth News”

February 17 – RTRFM “Going To Mars”
February 17 – 2SER “Ground Control to Major Tom – The One Way Mission to Mars”
Februray 17 – Hit 92.9 “Josh Richards on Heidi, Will & Woody”

February 17 – Mix94.5 “Is Josh Richards Going To Mars?”
February 16 – Triple J “A guy from Perth could be going to Mars!”
February 16 – “Mars One: red planet a step closer for Perth man into top 100”
February 16 – “WA comedian Josh Richards makes shortlist for Dutch space project Mars One”
January 29 – Writer’s Bloc Op-Ed “Writing Space And Science”
January 7 – Daddy Nerd “Josh Richards Wants To Live On Mars”


December 20 – ABC 891 “Josh Richards on Drive”

December 18 – New Atlas “New space race aims at creating breathable air on Mars”
December 16 – ABC News “Mars One: WA team plans to generate ‘breathable air’ on the Red Planet, makes competition finals”
December 16 – Techie Tonics “Helena Device Can Create Oxygen On Red Planet: Global Contest For Mars One’s First Unmanned Lander”
December 15 – University of Western Australia “Engineering students aim to generate first breathable air on Mars”

November 22 – SBS News “Perth men one step closer to Mars human settlement”
November 19 – Newman College “Meet A Martian Incursion”
November 10 – Medium “All Dressed Up For Mars And Nowhere To Go”
October 9 – Startacus “Josh Richards – Crowdfunded Spaceman to Mars (Potentially)”
October 7 – Loose Five Podcast “Episode 97 – Josh Richards, Lauren Bok, Dave Warneke and Claire Sullivan”
October 2 – ABC Radio 1233 Newcastle “Josh plans to go to Mars and never come back”
October 2 – Sonshine FM 985 “Josh Richards On Drive with Tim Long”

September 23 – Benenden School“Science – Falconry Display and Trip to Mars”
September 4 – St Emilies School “Visit from Josh Richards – Mars One Candidate”
August 12 – Zen Pencils “READER OF THE MONTH: Josh’s space odyssey”
July 28 – Daily Mail “I want to have my 40th on Mars”
July 26 – Perth Now “WA mates Korum Ellis, Josh Richards want to live on Mars by 2024”
June 29 – Channel 10 “Studio 10 – One Way Mission To Mars”

June 25 – Hit 92.9 “Josh Richards with Heidi, Will & Woody”

June 23 – Sydney Morning Herald “Goodbye girlfriend, hello Mars: A Perth man’s commitment to space mission”
March 20 – UniSA News “Students sign up for one-way ticket to Mars”
March 5 – Triple J Hack “One Way Trip To Mars”

February 2 – 2UE “Josh Richards on Breakfast with Andrew Voss”

February 2 – 3AW “Josh Richards on Breakfast with Tim Elliot”

January 27 – Inspiring Australia “The Next Giant Leap”


September 25 – Nova 93.7 “I’m Going To Colonise Mars”
September 24 – The Project “Mars One Feature with Josh Richards”

September 10 – The Guardian “Mission to colonise Mars: ‘Columbus didn’t wait; nor should we'”
September 10 – 3AW “Josh Richards On Drive with Tom Elliott”

September 2 – 2SER “Space Oddity: Josh Richards Wants a One-Way Ticket to Mars”
August 11 – 4BC News Talk “One-way ticket to Mars”
August 9 – Media On Mars “Moving To Mars”
July 6 – Mix94.5 “Josh Richards On The Big Couch”

June 1 – Mary-Rose MacColl “Life On Mars”