The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Tuesday announced that Mohammad AlMulla and Nora AlMatrooshi, from the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme, have begun their training with Nasa’s Astronaut Candidate Class of 2021 at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, USA.
The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM), the first interplanetary exploration undertaken by an Arab nation, has made first observations of a new type of proton aurora around Mars.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Sunday announced that Emirati astronauts Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Neyadi are ready to work on the International Space Station (ISS) after receiving the astronaut’s pin from NASA’s Johnson Space Centre following the completion of their general training that lasted around 20 months.
Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori, 35, successfully took off onboard a Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan last September to script history by becoming the first Arab on the International Space Station (ISS), drawing cheers from across the globe.
There is no doubt that Emiratis are a very talented people, and the backing of the leadership has helped them do what was hitherto considered well nigh impossible. Long before a lockdown became the new normal,
Neyadi shared the night photo Tokyo taken from the ISS and wrote on Instagram, “Hello and こんにちは to all our friends from #Japan.
With a growing number of young nations and the proliferation of private sector players developing space capabilities, the need for international co-operation and collaboration in the development of the space sector has never been more pressing. That’s the message behind a new global forum taking place later this year: the Abu Dhabi Space Debate.
Thousands interact with the Emirati astronaut in the first in a series of nine live public interactions of ‘A call With Space.’
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.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre announced on Saturday that the members of the CrewOne, which will include two persons participating in the UAE Analog Mission, would be revealed soon. The 8-month mission will be conducted in a ground-based analog facility in Moscow (Institute of Biomedical Research – the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow).