KARACHI: A 12-year-old Pakistani student, Radeeyah Aamir, has been selected for internship program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), said United States embassy in Pakistan.
Radeeyah Aamir, a student of eighth grade at a Karachi school, is selected among a group of students from 25 countries.
The US embassy said in a facebook post, ‘She will be attending the one-week program which includes training for next-generation Astronaut Training Experience.”
The student will depart for the internship programme in Orlando, Florida on February 16 (today).
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
On August 2, Sarah Khan, a Pakistani student made history as she spoke at the United States’ John Hopkins University’s business school’s graduation ceremony.
The speech made her the the first Pakistani student to speak at the prestigious Carey Business School’s graduation ceremony.
Sarah completed her MS Marketing degree from the John Hopkins’ University Carey Business School with a GPA of 3.8, acclaimed for outstanding academic achievement by the USA-wide exclusive business honor society;Beta Gamma Sigma.