Pakistan Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry said that he is planning to send men in space by 2022. He said the selection process of the space program would start by 2020. He also said that out of the 25 people that will be shortlisted, one would be sent to space.
Fawad Chaudhry said,”Proud to announce that selection process for the first Pakistani to be sent to Space shall begin from Feb 2020, fifty people will be shortlisted — list will then come down to 25, and in 2022 we will send our first person to space, this will be the biggest space event of our history.”
Proud to announce that selection process for the first Pakistani to be sent to Space shall begin from Feb 2020,fifty people will be shortlisted — list will then come down to 25 and in 2022 we will send our first person to space,this will be the biggest space event of our history
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) July 25, 2019
Soon after the tweet was shared people questioned him on what the scientific achievement will be. People from both India and Pakistan started trolling him.
Why wait for 2022 you can. Put your country name on Chinese satellite and send.😀
— Muralikrishna🇮🇳 (@MuralikrishnaE1) July 25, 2019
Launching pad will be Chinese, launching craft will be Chinese, project will be designed by the Chinese, crew module will be Chinese, technology will be Chinese, china will facilitate and allow one Pakistani to have a seat!! Yet biggest space event of Pakistan's history 😂😂
— INDIA वाले भैया 🇮🇳 (@koay_greg) July 25, 2019
liftoff attempt pic.twitter.com/e2Mak7StSf
— Om Singh (@omsinghis) July 25, 2019
Never sent any rocket by yourself , don't even have launchpads , never done any Missions regarding another celestial body but will send a Pakistani to space on China's gaadi 😂
— Bill Gates Mera Baap Hai !! (@StealYaMoney) July 25, 2019
— Indian. And proud. (@AbhimanyuKohli) July 25, 2019
Qatar Airways se bhejna.. Aur log hasi udaaye to bolna ki economy bachaane ke liye bheja hai😂😂😂
— Jhootha Gernail (@memenist_) July 25, 2019