Edward Makuka Nkoloso: Zambia race for Space, Moon and Mars

Feb 2019
30
Nigeria
When John f. Kennedy gave his moon address on September 1962, and the USSR was also planning to the same, they were another country in Africa nursing the same ambition to land a man on the moon and mars before the united states, and the soviet union and the country were Zambia.
Zambia is an African country in southern Africa who got her independence from the British in 1964, and the first thing on their mind was to beat the United States and the Soviet Union by landing a man on the moon as well as Mars.


The Zambian Director and Founder of the Zambia National Academy of Science Space Research and Philosophy, Edward Makuka Nkoloso hoped to reach the moon before the United States and the Soviet Union in the Space race by sending a girl of 17 years old, two cats to the moon and a continued mission to mars with a missionary which he warned not to force the mars people into Christianity.


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