UAE students to get training for space mission

May 26th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) Three engineering students of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be trained for space missions by the US space agency NASA.
The training is organised as part of an agreement between NASA and the UAE-based Arab Youth Venture Foundation signed last year.

As per the agreement, NASA will provide three to 12 UAE engineering students each year the opportunity to work with the US students, scientists and engineers involved in NASA projects.

The UAE students will join US students in a research project administered by the Education Associates Programme at NASA’s Ames Research Centre in Mountain View, California.



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