Srinagar: Eighteen students from a private school in Kashmir valley have been invited to visit the US space agency National Aeronautical Space Agency (NASA).
The students from the Green Valley Educational Institute were part of a group of 100 children from the school, which participated in NASA Astronomy Olympiad-2012, conducted by Orange Group of Education, New Delhi.
All the students qualified the test and the toppers have been invited to visit NASA. Eighteen students from different classes of the school topped in the test and have also been awarded gold and silver medals, school officials said.
The visit will be of 11 days and the students will be the guests of NASA, he said adding, they will have a chance to interact with the scientists at the space agency.
The NASA Trek is an educational and cultural tour of USA providing an opportunity to students to work together, gain and share knowledge and get trained in the world's best possible infrastructure and facilities under the supervision of eminent scientists.
The programme is designed for the students from 5th to 11th grade.


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