Mars Initiative is a non-profit organization, 501(c)3. We are comprised entirely of volunteers from around the world who donate their time and expertise. 100% of the money we receive will be awarded to the first entity that lands humans on Mars.
Yusi Shih is an Aerospace Engineer from Taipei, Taiwan. He's currently doing graduate level research in aerodynamics at the University of Texas. He believes that space is not only for scientists and engineers who want to explore. His interest lies in commercializing space, and his dream is to build a vacation center on Mars, where people can have the experience of a lifetime!