A view of the Palm Jumeriah from the ISS.
Hazzaa took the images during his mission aboard International Space Station. He said that Dubai has always been his biggest source of inspiration.
The Emirati astronaut captioned the image, “A breathtaking image of Dubai from space. This city is my biggest source of inspiration.”
Hazzaa also shared videos of what it’s like to eat in space. Hazzaa also explained that some space food needs to have water added to it so it doesn’t float away.
Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori has said that Hazzaa, who is in Moscow these days, is in excellent health.
"Hazzaa has shown excellent health condition and is ready to complete his scientific experiments as planned," said Hamad Obaid.
His remarks came after a meeting with the Emirati astronaut at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in Star City in Moscow.
Hazzaa returned to earth on 3rd October 2019 after spending eight days aboard the ISS.
MBRSC Director General Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, and Salem Al Marri, the head of the UAE Astronaut Programme and Saeed Karmostaji, Astronauts’ Office manager, also attended the meeting.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, founded in 2006, is home to the UAE National Space Programme.
The Centre builds and operates earth observation satellites, offering imaging and data analysis services to clients around the world.
The Centre launched DubaiSat-1, DubaiSat-2, and recently launched KhalifaSat on Oct.29, 2018 from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan.
KhalifaSat was developed 100% in the UAE by a team of highly qualified Emirati engineers.
The Centre is responsible for the development of the Emirates Mars Mission and the Mars Hope Probe, a mission to reach Mars orbit by 2021 and gather key science data about Mars’ atmosphere, as well as the UAE Astronaut Programme and the development of the Mars 2117 vision to build a human colony on Mars.
Emirati astronaut reveals post flight details in a press conference
“During the first fit-check of my Sokol space suit in Baikonur, I had a chance to test my modest Jiujitsu skills…”
Hazzaa was honoured as part of the university's efforts to support the country’s space sector.
Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip for treatment but they could not see each other for 20 years.
The programme is designed to prepare and train Emiratis to travel to space for various scientific missions.
The Royal Thai Consulate General in Dubai hosted on Thursday a reception in celebration of Thailand’s National Day and Father’s Day, co-observed with the 92nd Birth Anniversary of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great.
Dubai has been playing a vital role in grooming showbiz industry spread across the Middle East to provide ample opportunities as well as regularly hosting events to attract people from all walks of life. One such event recently attracted a number of showbiz prominent personalities from across the region who gathered and mingled with residents besides took part in various activities.