“Discipline, focus, & adaptability I gained from #JiuJitsu have been invaluable to me on the ISS. Even in microgravity, the moves & postures I learned on Earth serve me well up here. Oss! What Jiu-Jitsu moves would you be interested in doing in space?
Emirati astronaut Sultan Al-Neyadi along with two Nasa astronauts, a Russian cosmonaut blasted off to the International Space Station on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday morning.
Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi shared a wonderful picture of the capital, Abu Dhabi from the International Space Station (ISS), and commented on it, " Here is the heart of our beloved home, the UAE ❤️
Salem Humaid Al Marri, Director General, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre said, “The UAE Astronaut Programme was launched in 2017, and this is our second mission making the UAE the 11th country globally to launch a long-duration astronaut mission to the International Space Station.
Al Neyadi replied, Your Highness, you are always leading us with your kindness and generosity, and you pave the way for us. There is no one happier than us about this. You lead us, and we follow you on this journey, who carried the flag of the UAE and the ‘Zayed’s Ambition’ patch. Today we are continuing this journey and god willing there will be further stages to come.
It is wonderful to see a huge change in the education sector. The way schools and colleges are operating these days are much better than it used to be during late 90s. We were clueless during our school and college days, but when I interact with today’s kids I feel they are much more smarter than we used to be. Methodology of teaching has completely changed. Lots of practical and application-based learning has been included, which is making learning easier and interesting. Even teachers work very hard. I always appreciate them for their unconditional effort.
Sheikh Hamdan’s remarks came during a visit to MBRSC, where he met with astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and the team behind ‘Zayed Ambition 2’. He congratulated Sultan for completing the mission, and the MBRSC team for establishing a new Emirati and Arab milestone in space exploration.
Emirati astronaut Neyadi made history as the first Arab astronaut to complete a spacewalk and spend 6 months on the International Space Station.
UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi has shared a video of himself enjoying a delicious bread and honey snack. In the video Neyadi is seen with a bread piece in one hand and a bottle of Emirati honey in the other.
Al Neyadi urged those with distinguished Arab minds and those who are passionate about science and knowledge to join the initiative, contribute to efforts aimed at strengthening Arabs' confidence in their capabilities...