Who is Mazlan Othman?
Dr Mazlan Othman is the head of the United Nation's Office for Outer Space Affairs (the unbelievably fun to pronounce UNOOSA). The fifty-nine-year-old, who has the distinction of being Malaysia's first astrophysicist, looks a bit like the result of an encounter between E.T. and a more subdued Yoko Ono.
People also ask what does the unoosa do?
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) works to promote international cooperation in the peaceful use and exploration of space, and in the utilisation of space science and technology for sustainable economic and social development. Moreover, how is it to work for unoosa? An internship with the United Nations is the ideal start to enter the world of diplomacy and public policy and to gain a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the United Nations. UNOOSA offers our interns the chance to work side by side with our staff on many different aspects of our work.
One may also ask who is earth's ambassador?
Not only is the Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) real-they're set to appoint the first Earth ambassador to aliens. And she shall be our Jodie Foster! Mazlan Othman, the head of UNOOSA, is the Malaysian astrophysicist who will serve as first contact with any visiting aliens. What is an astrophysicist? Astrophysicists are a special type of physicist who studies the basic workings of the universe at the scale of stars and planets. They pursue this knowledge using telescope observations and data collected by satellites and space probes.
How many countries are in Unoosa?
95 members In 1959, the United Nations General Assembly established the permanent Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space with 24 members. Since then, it has grown to 95 members - one of the largest Committees in the United Nations. Who is who in the United Nations? United Nations Member States Member state Date of admission United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Republic of Tanzania United States of America Uruguay 183 more rows