Pakistan will ship its first citizen into house by 2022 with the choice course of to search out the suitable astronaut scheduled to start subsequent yr.
Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday took to Twitter saying the election course of to ship the primary Pakistani into house will start from February 2020.
“Fifty individuals will likely be shortlisted — checklist will then come all the way down to 25 and in 2022 we are going to ship our first particular person to house, this would be the largest house occasion of our historical past.”
On Monday, India launched a rocket into house in an try to soundly land a rover on the moon. China, Russia and america are the one different nations to have despatched missions to the moon.