The Space Expedition Corporation, along with Axe brand, is sending 22 representatives from around the world into space under the campaign “Axe Apollo.”

Only one Thai representative will have a chance to make history, becoming the first Thai ever to travel in space. Three finalists have been selected and are undergoing body and mental health examinations at the Directorate of Medical Services of the Royal Thai Air Force.

The three finalists are Mr.Nopparit Panthong, Mr. Wichien Ngarmsadaeng and Ms. Pirada Techawijit. They are in the final stage of checkups and examinations before undergoing intensive training similar to the training at NASA.

The three will also attend a space camp in Florida , USA , during which one of them will be chosen to be the only representative of Thailand to have a rare opportunity to view planet Earth from the distance of over 100 kilometers while traveling in space.-VNA