The two-week programme includes training on various units and components of the US segment of the ISS.
The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia’s space programme returned to earth on Tuesday.
The prolonged bed rest is part of the "Artificial Gravity Bed Rest" Study that launched this week into the effects of weightlessness on the human body.
A group of 16 students of Ryan International School, Sharjah, have returned motivated after a fun-filled educational trip to the US that included visits to Nasa, UN Headquarters, MIT, Harvard University, Berklee College of Music, Universal Studios and several other significant places.
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 39 people have been rescued alive from collapsed buildings in Elazig province, with a further 22 people estimated to be trapped under the rubble. He said the death toll had risen to 22.
Prime Minister Hassan Diab, the successor to Saad Hariri who quit as prime minister in late October, vowed to meet demands from the street — but demonstrators were unconvinced.
Following the announcement of the jury panel, members held their first meeting, where they discussed the work mechanisms for the upcoming stage that includes reviewing the list of nominations received from the Technical Advisory Committee to determine the ultimate winners of the Award.