Competition in Space Winners Announced!
The ten finalist teams gathered at the The Scientific Center Kuwait on January 9th to defend their ideas in front of a panel of expert judges, including Dr. Faisal AlTerkait, the Head of Breast Cancer Unit, Kuwait Cancer Control Center the Ministry of Health, Dr. Leila Vali, Assistant professor, Department Medical Laboratory Sciences at Kuwait University and Dr. Ali Hussain Assistant Professor Chemistry Department at Kuwait University.
The students made their final presentations and answered questions from the panel in order to defend the merit and feasibility of their ideas.
The winning team, Mahlak Abdullah and Omar Kammourieh are senior students at the American School of Kuwait. The students are working with Orbital Space team to prepare their experiment to head off to the International Space Station in a few months!