Pakistan is set to send its first astronaut to space in 2022 with the helo of China, Pakistan Minister of Science and Technology has said. The selection process for the project would start in the year of 2020, said Pakistan Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Sunday.
Pakistan’s close ally China would collaborate them in the space mission, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said, as per reports. He also said 50 individuals would be selected for the mission and after the test, the list will be shortened to 25 by 2022. Out of them, only one individual will go to space.