Vote for the First
Dog to go to Mars

Choose the first dog to go to Mars - a 225,000,000 km, 2 year journey of a lifetime.

Choose the Lucky Dog that will go to Mars on the K9

Bodoni

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Bodoni
Intelligent and streetsmart. Natural leadership skills. High dexterity and speed.
Indian Pariah
24 kgs
2 ft 8 inches
5 years
7 ft. jump
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36,172 votes

Max

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Max
Attentive and alert. Strong sense of smell. Extremely nimble and quick.
German Shepherd
37 kgs
2 ft 10 inches
8 years
7 ft. jump
12,798 votes

Buddy

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Buddy
Strong and fearless. Powerful legs that facilitate faster running and long jumps.
American Bulldog
35 kgs
2 ft 6 inches
6 years
3.5 ft. jump
15,909 votes

Rudy

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Rudy
Resilient and adaptable. Capable of withstanding fierce weather conditions easily.
Husky
18 kgs
1 ft 8 inches
7 years
6 ft. jump
14,038 votes

Tucker

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Tucker
Headstrong and aggressive. Gregarious, but cautious with strangers.
Bulldog
19 kgs
1 ft 1 inches
5 years
3 ft. jump
11,988 votes
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Why are we sending a dog to Mars?

Better Data Collection
Better Data Collection

Dogs’ senses are more perceptive than humans and robots, making for higher quality data.

Friendlier Extraterrestrial Contact
Friendlier Extraterrestrial Contact

If dog can be man’s best friend, why not an alien’s? We believe dogs can facilitate friendlier relations.

Potential Canine Colonisation
Potential Canine Colonisation

As a test run, we want dogs to colonise Mars for us. If Earth is going to the dogs, now so will Mars.

Selection tests and process

Agility
Agility

Better agility for faster exploration of Mars’ huge terrain

Defence
Defence

Training for protection against hostile extraterrestrial contact

Jump Height
Jump Height

Higher jumps for better view scoping on Mars

Adaptibility
Adaptibility

Special tests to check adaptibility to Mars’ environment

“A small trot for dogs. A giant leap for dogkind.”

Elon Musk

Spacecraft Cockpit
Spacecraft Cockpit
Comfortable for sitting, eating and playing dead. Managed by Hostmaker.
Control Kennel
Specially designed for easy navigation keeping canine motor skills in mind
Chicken Storage
Meat mixed with Happy Ratio for higher satiety and nutrition.
Poop Disposal Hatch
Sterilised and stored. Scheduled to eject towards asteroid belt when near Mars.
Nine Merlin Engines fueled by Simba
Can sustain up to two engine shutdowns during flight and still successfully complete mission.
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Presenting the Falcon K9

Specially designed for the canine planet colonisation.

Falcon K9

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