South African dreams of being first disabled man in space

07 December 2018 - 09:00 By Alex Patrick
Eddie Ndopu plans to be the first disabled person to address the United Nations General Assembly from space.
Eddie Ndopu plans to be the first disabled person to address the United Nations General Assembly from space.
Image: Alaister Russell

“When gravity no longer has a hold on our bodies, in that moment we will all be the same.”

Eddie Ndopu, 28, was speaking about his dream of becoming the first disabled person to travel into space in 2019.

And he wants to beam into the United Nations General Assembly to address world leaders.

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