Jordanian wins 'Astronaut' title in second season of The Astronauts program

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Published: 2022-01-11 14:51

Last Updated: 2022-01-21 21:11


Jordanian wins 'Astronaut' title in second season of The Astronauts program
Jordanian wins 'Astronaut' title in second season of The Astronauts program

The student, Yousef Wreikat Al-Adwan, specializing in artificial intelligence and robotics at Al-Balqa Applied University, won first place in The Astronauts program held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its second season.

A total of 12 candidates from various Arab countries participated in the program.

This makes Adwan the first Jordanian to ever receive a letter of recommendation to be submitted to NASA, after he won the “Astronaut” title.

The President of Al-Balqa’ Applied University, Ahmed Fakhry Al-Ajlouni, congratulated Wreikat for winning first place.