When I read this title, I too thought that perhaps a Pakistani was going to be part of the team that would man a spaceship into space (now that would be ultra cool). It turns out that she is one of those who have been selected from 44,000 candidates to board Virgin Galactic’s commercial space flights which start operations in 2009.
Nevertheless, an achivement it still is.
I first read it here.
Originally from Reuters.com