Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday took to the twitter to congratulate UAE astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori and other crew members on the successful blast off of Soyuz MS-15.
“Hazzaa Al Mansoori's arrival in space is a message to all the Arab youth that we can move forward and catch up with others,” tweeted Sheikh Mohammed.
“More than two years ago we launched the "Emirates Astronauts Programme" and today we celebrate the launch of the first Emirati astronaut on a historic mission to the International Space Station.”
Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi have completed their training at the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency in Cologne.
In a video posted on MBRSC’s social media platforms, AlMansoori and AlNeyadi are seated in a Soyuz mockup mini bathtub, wearing two Sokol spacesuits.
Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum made a phone call to Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi before they started their 15-day quarantine period ahead of the launch of their mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
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