A Haryana student has been selected for a three-year astronaut training programme of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the U.S. Ashish Kumar, from Dhaulera village of Mahendergarh district, was on Wednesday honoured with the ‘Pratibha Samman’ by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for his achievement. Mr. Hooda also presented a cheque of Rs 1.5 lakh and a certificate to the student. –PTI