Someone predicted a man named ‘Elon’ would colonise Mars in book written 70 YEARS ago

ELON Musk’s plot to colonise other worlds may have been predicted by a German scientist 70 years ago. Writing in his 1952 science fiction novel “Project Mars”, engineer Werner von Braun described a man called “Elon” who ruled over the Red Planet. Get all the latest Science newsKeep up-to-date with the top Space & Astronomy storiesAll the latest Archaelogy news from dinosaurs to Ancient artefacts AFPElon Musk has been very public about his plans to colonise other planets[/caption] One passage of the book – a fantasy blueprint for a human expedition to Mars – details that “a Martian government was created, led by ten men”. Those men worked under a leader “elected by universal suffrage for five years under the name or title of Elon.” Von Braun was one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century and a key figure in the development of rocket technology in Nazi Germany. Following World War 2, he was secretly moved to the United States and became a pioneer of space technology for Nasa. Speaking about destiny, did you know that Von Braun’s 1953 book “Mars Project,” referenced a person named Elon that would bring humans to Mars? Pretty nuts pic.twitter.com/m28yFU4Ip6— Toby Li…

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Someone predicted a man named ‘Elon’ would colonise Mars in book written 70 YEARS ago

Updated: May 7, 2021 — 10:27 am