NASA scientist names asteroid after Malala Yousafzai

Published on April 11, 2015 20:44:44 PM
The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner and girls’ education campaigner Malala Yousafzai now has an asteroid named after her, media reported.

Amy Mainzer, astronomer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, named Asteroid 316201 after Malala, Dawn online reported Friday.