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Friday, March 2, 2012

An Egyptian 18 Years Old Genius From Alexandria Makes It Into The Final 6 Regional Winners In Youtube Spacelab's Competition

Amr Mohammed Elmasry -18 years old student from Alexandria ,Egypt- was to able to achieve history and qualify for the final top six contenders who were selected at the level of regions of the world to win the global competition .The international competition attracted thousands of young youth from many countries around the world aged from (14-18) years old who competed to design innovative scientific experiments that could be carried in outer space .The contest was held in cooperation with a number of space agencies in the world including : NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration,ESA (European Space Agency) and JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency) that give the 2 first global winners a chance to have their experiments carried out in outer space (in the ISS -International Space Station) and to be broadcast-ed live on Youtube .The contestants who were selected for the six finalists were from : Egypt ,New Zealand ,India ,Spain and The United States Of America .
Amr's experiment is to investigate the effect of microgravity on behavior of jumping spiders (Zibra Spiders : Salticus Scenicus) catching their preys .The top six regional winners will travel to the USA on March to participate in a series of exciting events such as : flying in a simulation model to the outer space without gravity  and win a laptop Lenovo IdeaPad U 300s and have a chance to make a tour in Udvar-Havy (National Air And Space Museum) and then attend the Awards Ceremony on March the 22nd .
Congratulations Amr ..We are all proud of you !
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