Pioneering aerospace engineer and science-fiction author Wernher von Braun might have predicted Elon Musk’s plan to colonize different worlds almost 70 years in the past when he described a man named “Elon” ruling over Mars.
Von Braun created the character “Elon” in his 1952 science fiction novel “Mission Mars” — an area fantasy a couple of mission to Mars, in keeping with a report.
The guide’s predictions got here to gentle a number of years in the past, however started trending on social media final week
Von Braun, one of the crucial essential scientists in the event of rocket know-how, describes a Martian authorities led by ten males, who labored beneath a frontrunner “elected by common suffrage for 5 years beneath the title or title of Elon.”
After the Second World Battle, Von Braun, who labored on rockets for the Nazis, was amongst a bunch of German scientists who was secretly moved to the US and labored on the exploration of outer area at NASA.
Musk, the founding father of SpaceX, is amongst a bunch of billionaires with plans to colonize the Pink Planet. His firm not too long ago grew to become the primary non-public agency to launch astronauts into area.