Pakistani student wins second prize at NASA contest

Shah Mir Aizaz won second prize for his design titled ‘Beyond Infinity - Eros Outer Atmosphere Settlement’


Web Desk August 23, 2015
Courtesy: Shah Mir Aizaz Facebook

A Pakistani boy secured second prize at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Ames Space Settlement Design Contest 2015.

Shah Mir Aizaz, a student of O’ Levels, participated in the annual design competition for students from grade 7 to grade 12, sponsored by the NASA Ames Research Center and the National Space Society NSS. He won second prize for his design titled, ‘Beyond Infinity - Eros Outer Atmosphere Settlement’.

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Every year, individuals, small teams of two to five, and large teams of six or more are invited from all over the world to submit space settlement designs to NASA Ames for judgement. The contest has been taking place since 1994. This year there were 994 submissions from 3,007 students taught by 380 teachers. Entries came from 21 nations worldwide and 14 different states from USA.

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COMMENTS (35)

Rubeena Omar | 5 years ago | Reply Good for India. If their kids have done so well they shouldn't require Pakistanis to boast them. They have crore awaam to do that. Don't they?? might be right but that's not the point is it?? When the article is about a specific person you let them be proud. You'd think a larger country would have more ethics..congrats kids ,keep it up !! MA
Prada | 5 years ago | Reply This Ames contest at NASA was dominated by Indian students. No prizes for guessing who won first.
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