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Making Pakistan proud: 12-years-old student departs for NASA’s internship

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A 12-years-old Pakistani student Raadeyah Aamir has been selected for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) internship program. She will be attending the one-week program which includes training for next-generation Astronaut Training Experience.

Student of eighth grade at British Overseas School, Karachi, Raadeyah is one of 26 students of different countries selected for the NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre’s week program. She is departing today for Florida.

US Embassy of Pakistan shared the news on their Facebook page.


NASA and her school coordinated and for her interest in aerospace and outstanding performance, Raadeyah got selected.

Read more: NASA global hackathon comes to Pakistan: TMUC

She will be given training as the next generation of space explorers in the Astronaut Training Experience. Through virtual and motion stimulation she will experience land walk and drive on Mars and conduct a spacewalk in a microgravity experience.