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Dreaming the Wrong Dream?

October 18th, 2016

Episode 1338 of 1341 episodes

Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock visits Nigeria, the birthplace of her father, to look at why African nations are apparently so keen to journey into the future as a space-going continent. She explores the passionate desire among some to fly against the continent’s impoverished stereotype and join the space race.