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The 1964 Movie Robinson Crusoe On Mars Made A Startling And Correct Prediction

One of my most beloved films of all times is Robinson Crusoe On Mars. It was made in 1964 before the first landings on Mars by probes. Dr. Carol Stoker of NASA Ames just pointed out that in one scene of the movie, the astronaut finds yellow rocks that burn when ignited because they have oxygen in them. The astronaut started to store the rocks for oxygen generation. Dr. Stoker said that the movie got it right!!!


About tatamkuluafrica

I am a man who has lived n 6 of the 7 continents. I first arrived in Africa on April 18, 1981. Africa has been a part of my life since. I spent 8 months living in a Xhosa village in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. I was given he nickname Tatamkulu Africa. In Xhosa it means "Grandfather Africa." In April of 1994 I was allowed to vote in the first democratic election in South Africa..I was honored to be part of such a historical moment. It was a beautiful and a magical day.

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