A 12-year old talented Pakistani student Raadeyah Aamir has been selected for the NASA internship, in which she will attend the one-week program, includes training for next-generation Astronaut Training Experience, land walk and drive on Mars through virtual and motion simulation, US Embassy in Islamabad said in a statement on Friday (Feb 15).
She is a student of class eight at the British Overseas School, Karachi. Aamir is among a group of 26 students selected for NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre’s one week programme. She was selected for the programme after her outstanding academic performance and keen interest in aerospace.
The group will depart for Florida today (Saturday).
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21 July, 2019