JUST-IN: Nigerian Govt To Send First Civilian To Space | MarvelTvUpdates

JUST-IN: Nigerian Govt To Send First Civilian To Space | MarvelTvUpdates

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced plans to send its first citizen to space.

The Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Dr. Mathew Adepoju, disclosed this groundbreaking development during a press conference held in Abuja on Wednesday.

Dr. Adepoju revealed that the Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Space Exploration and Research Agency (SERA) to facilitate this ambitious venture.

He said the move will propel Nigeria into the ranks of nations actively participating in human spaceflight.

“This collaboration, which is coming to the country, marks a significant milestone in Nigeria’s 25th anniversary of Space Exploration journey and opens new opportunities for scientific research and technological advancement,” Dr. Adepoju stated.

He added that the initiative is expected to foster technological advancements and stimulate interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields among young Nigerians.

According to him, it aligns with NASRDA’s long-term goals of leveraging space technology for national development and global competitiveness.

Dr. Adepoju assured that the project would be executed with the highest standards of safety and professionalism, drawing on international expertise and best practices.

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