SCEINCE MUSEUM, DHAKA, SETS UP A DISPLAY BOX FOR ANOUSHEH ANSARI

National Museum of Science & Technology, Dhaka, has set up in its Physical Science Gallery a Display Box for Anousheh Ansari, the First Female Private Space Explorer who traveled to International Space Station on 18-29 September, 2006. It was inaugurated by Mr. Nasir Uddin, the Director of the Museum, on Thursday, 25 September.

Md. Nasir Uddin opens the Anousheh Display Box

The Display Box contains at its rear one large and three small pictures of Anousheh Ansari. Inside the Box, there is a Casket over which Patches and Lapel Pins of her Space Mission including one of her autographed pictures have been neatly preserved. She presented these items to Mr. F. R. Sarker, the General Secretary of Bangladesh Astronomical Society during a Meeting held on 14 May, 2008 in her office at Plano, a suburb of Dallas, USA.

The Display Box has been set up coinciding the 2nd Anniversary of the Spaceflight of Anousheh Ansari aimed at creating Space Awareness among the Girls students of Bangladesh and inspiring them to study Space Science.