NASA Names New Asteroid after Talented Saudi Student
Riyadh US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) named a newly discovered minor asteroid after a Saudi talented student Faisal Aldossary. He is the third Saudi gifted national to have his name given to a minor planet following Abduljabbar Al-Houmoud in 2016 and Fatima Al-Sheikh in 2017.
The new asteroid will hold the name Aldossary 34559.
Such an honor is usually given to excelled students with scientific breakthroughs, during Intel International Exhibit for Science and Engineering.
Aldossary research was on fabricating botanical hormones for agricultural applications, where he managed to achieve a number of scientific edges.
He is still a preliminary student at Shanghai Stem Cloud Center, China.
Source: Saudi Press Agency