Friday, December 6, 2013
The 1st Pilipino Astronaut in Space Chino Roque
Chino Roque had won a chance to go on space travel after becoming the official representative of AXE Apollo Team Philippines. After more than 3 days of grueling AXE Apollo Space Academy test at the AASA Space Camp, Crossfit, trainer Chino Roque was declared the 1st Pilipino qualified to go to space by no less than legendary spaceman Buzz Aldrin during awarding ceremonies held at the Rocket Garden of the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Florida. He is a Psychology graduate from De La Salle University will be the 1st ever Pilipino to travel to space in 2015. He will join 24 other winners on the Space Expedition Corporation shuttle. Roque won the chance to go to a space travel after besting 2 other Pilipinos, Evan Ray Datuin and Ramil Santos in the air combat training, G Force training and the assault course.
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