Cristina de Middel imagines the forgotton Zambian space project

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Did you know that after gaining independence in 1964, Zambia started a space programme to send the first African astronaut to the moon?! Nope, neither did we, which to be fair is not that surprising as a lack of financial resources meant the project was pretty much doomed to failure, becoming no more than a little-known occurrence in the history of the global Space Race.
However, photographer Cristina De Middel brought the forgotten episode back to life with her self-published publication The Afronauts.

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