“During the first fit-check of my Sokol space suit in Baikonur, I had a chance to test my modest Jiujitsu skills…”
“It is a wonderful feeling to witness the Space Station mission of Hazzaa Al Mansouri,” says reputed Egyptian-American space scientist and geologist Dr Farouk El-Baz.
Sheikh Mohammed expresses his pleasure with the agreement, says the programme will train our youth and astronauts for future missions.
The 22-minute eye-gripping documentary, the second in a four-part film series, premieres on 25th May 2020 at 10.30pm UAE time/9:30pm KSA time on National Geographic and National Geographic Abu Dhabi.
I feel fortunate to have been living in the UAE at the moment. Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi has reached the International Space station (ISS) and has already spent a few days there. Everybody is talking about him and his achievement. We all are keeping an eye on his day-to-day activities at the ISS. We, the people of UAE, feel proud
Emaar Dubai said on Twitter, “A towering tribute to an out-of-this-world achievement. Congratulations to Sultan Al Neyadi on his upcoming space mission! #BurjKhalifa…”
The live coverage will begin from 7:15am (UAE time) while the liftoff will be at 10:45am.
The Emirati wrote on Twitter, “A month ago, we launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida and began our journey into space.
Since then, we have witnessed more than 450 sunrises and sunsets, and made significant progress in the experiments and research for our mission. United with my crew, we continue to work towards achieving our scientific goals.
In astronomical terms, this means that in space bodies continue in straight lines unless a force external to the body acts on them, and stationary bodies do not spontaneously start to move.
Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi will create history by doing the first spacewalk by an Arab astronaut on April 28. The Emirati astronaut, who has already made history by embarking on the longest Arab space mission for 6 months.