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12-year-old Pakistani Muslim student selected for NASA internship programme, making her family and country extremely proud

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.

Radeeyah, a student of eighth grade at British Overseas School in Karachi, has been selected among a group of students from 25 countries.

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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.


Written by Adeel Malik

Born in Hong Kong, grew up in Scotland and ethnically Pakistani, Adeel primes himself to be a multicultural individual who is an advent social media user for the purpose of learning and propagating Islam while is also a sports fan. Being an English teacher himself, he envisions a bright future for Muslims which he strongly believes can only be done with education.

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