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The Afronauts.
Third Edition.

Photographs by Cristina de Middel.
This Book is True, Madrid, Spain, 2019. In English. 88 pp., 6x9".

Signed copies available!

Publisher's Description

Printed in a Trade Edition of 1000 copies. 

In 1964 a Zambian science teacher named Edwuard Makuka  decided to train the first African crew to travel to the moon. His plan was to use an alluminium rocket to put a woman, two cats and a missionary into Space. First the moon, then Mars, using a catapult system. He founded the Zambia National Academy of Science, Space Research and Astronomical Research to start training his Afronauts in his headquarters located only 20 miles from Lusaka.

This self published book was finalist of Paris Photo Aperture First book award in 2012, was finalist of the Deutsche Börse award and obtained the Infinity award from the ICP in NYC in the same year. The #18 in the list of The Greatest Photobooks of All Time for Source Magazine.


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