Emiarti astronaut is ready to complete his scientific experiments as planned.
Hazzaa was honoured as part of the university's efforts to support the country’s space sector.
The prime crew continued their preflight preparations at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The main crew include Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka (commander), NASA astronaut Jessica Meir (flight engineer) and space flight participant Hazzaa Al Mansouri (UAE).
Emirati astronaut reveals post flight details in a press conference
We pray for Hazzaa’s success and his safe return home, tweets Sheikh Moahmed.
A crowd in Dubai erupted in cheers and applause on Wednesday as the first astronaut from the UAE launched towards the International Space Station (ISS), dubbing him a national hero.
The main facade of Nasdaq building has paid tribute to Al Mansoori, saying, "A proud moment. Welcome back home Hazzaa Al Mansoori, UAE’s first astronaut, to reach the International Space Station, ISS."
UAE leaders took to social media to congratulate Hazzaa Al Mansoori on his safe return to earth after spending eight days at ISS.
Al Mansoori entered the history books as the first Arab astronaut in space when the Soyuz MS-15 carrying him alongside Russian commander Oleg Skripochka and Nasa astronaut Jessica Meir, docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday night.