Africa’s First Mission to the Moon Announced

Africa2Moon will be Africa's foist venture into space. Credit:

Africa2Moon aims to inspire young minds and innovators by being Africa’s first venture to the Moon. Credit: Foundation for Space Development

Africa is home to 7 out of 10 of the world’s fastest-growing economies. It’s population is also the “youngest” in the world, with 50% of the population being 19 years old or younger. And amongst these young people are scores of innovators and entrepreneurs who are looking to bring homegrown innovation to their continent and share it with the outside world.

Nowhere is this more apparent than with the #Africa2Moon Mission, a crowdfunded campaign that aims to send a lander or orbiter to the Moon in the coming years.

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