Meet Amr from Alexandria, Egypt
Global Winner, 17-18-year-old age group:
Watch his entry: “Can you teach an old spider new tricks?”
Meet Dorothy and Sara from Troy, Mich., U.S.
Global Winners, 14-16-year-old age group:
Watch their entry: “Could alien superbugs cure diseases on Earth?”
Sunita Williams—the NASA astronaut who’ll fly to the International Space Station later this year and perform the winning experiments live on YouTube—announced the global winners at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C., where the six regional winning teams were gathered. While in Washington, all the teams also took a ZERO-G weightless flight and a private tour of the the Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum.
In addition to having their experiments performed in space, Amr, Dorothy and Sara get to choose between one of two awesome space adventures: a trip to Japan to watch their experiment blast off in a rocket bound for the ISS or, once they’re 18 years old, a week-long astronaut course in Star City, Russia, the training center for Russian cosmonauts.
Subscribe to the YouTube Space Lab channel for all the best space playlists and to check out video of the winners on their ZERO-G flight. Stay tuned for the live stream from space, which will take place later this year.
Posted by Zahaan Bharmal, head of marketing operations in EMEA