Thousands interact with the Emirati astronaut in the first in a series of nine live public interactions of ‘A call With Space.’
Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi are undergoing a fit check of their Sokol space suits and the Soyuz seat liner at the Zvezda facility in Moscow, Dubai officials have announced.
A trio of space travellers has launched successfully to the International Space Station, for the first time using a fast-track maneuver to reach the orbiting outpost in just three hours
An American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts touched down on the Kazakhstan steppe on Thursday, completing a 196-day mission that began with the first launch under lockdown conditions.
The SpaceX-built launch vehicle, consisting of a Crew Dragon capsule and a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket, was launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at about 9pm (0200 GMT Thursday).
Hazza Al Mansoori said, “This mission is a great responsibility upon me, through which and the other future missions, I will do my best to help enrich science and knowledge with scientific experiments that will be conducted on the ISS in partnership with the competent teams from different countries.”
Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi raised the UAE flag during the flag-raising ceremony that was held for the countries participating in the mission – UAE, Russia, and US.
With just a few days left before the much-anticipated launch of the multinational mission to ISS, Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi are gearing up, in right earnest, for the groundbreaking event.
“During the first fit-check of my Sokol space suit in Baikonur, I had a chance to test my modest Jiujitsu skills…”