A 12-year-old Pakistani student, Radeeyah Aamir, has been selected for a one-week internship programme at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as reported by Geo News.
The US Embassy in Pakistan shared that Radeeyah has been selected for the programme.
“She will be attending the one-week program which includes training for next-generation Astronaut Training Experience,” the embassy said in a Facebook post.
Many others praised her.
A 12-year-old Pakistani student, Radeeyah Aamir, has been selected for a one-week internship program at the NASA .Radeeyah, we're proud of you…. The country is full of potential & it only needs an opportunity to represent the true face of Pakistan…#TalentPakistan pic.twitter.com/vNwQdta7ko
— Andleeb Abbas (@AndleebAbbas) February 16, 2019
Congratulations to Rahya for getting selected for scholarship in NASA Kennedy space center. we r proud of u. Pakistan is full of talent Mashallah
— Imran Ismail (@ImranIsmailPTI) February 15, 2019
Radeeyah, a student of eighth grade at British Overseas School in Karachi, has been selected among a group of students from 25 countries.
Headquartered in Washington DC, NASA is an independent agency of the US government responsible for civilian space programme as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
May Allāh Azzawajal bless her with all the success and keep her on the straight path while continue to inspire more of the Muslim youth to achieve for high goals.