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Hazzaa Al Mansouri returns today


Hazzaa Al Mansoori

Crowning the follow-up and media coverage of the journey of the UAE’s first astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri to the International Space Station (ISS), Dubai TV has announced the coverage of the UAE astronaut’s return to the homeland  on Saturday following a successful scientific mission to the space. This will be via TV live broadcasting and social media, Dubai TV added.   

UAE astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansouri returns to the UAE after successfully completing his scientific mission to the ISS. He has already completed the necessary tests and medical examination scheduled for that mission. After he returned to the Earth, and during the last period, he was subjected to a series of tests and accurate medical examinations, under the supervision of specialists and Dr. Hanan Al-Suwaidi, astronaut physician at the Yuri Gagarin Astronaut Training Centre in the Stars City in the Russia capital, Moscow. The tests aimed at monitoring the interaction of body biomarkers and the impact of microgravity on the human body, which were conducted for the first time on a man from the Arab region.

Recently, Hazzaa Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, along with astronauts Nick Hague and Aleksey Ovchinin, had arrived in Star City in Moscow and were greeted by their family and friends.

Hazzaa returned to earth safely, after completing his eight-day scientific mission aboard the International Space Station.

During a press conference at the Kazakhstan airport, he said that he is very proud to be representing his country, the UAE and the Arab world as a whole. He has gained a lot of knowledge.

The astronauts appeared in the national dress of Kazakhstan, and was given Matryoshka dolls, which printed with image of the respective astronauts as a souvenir.

Hazzaa responded to how he felt when he saw the land on the way back, he said he does not have words to express it. It was a breathtaking view…” The Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan spoke to the mother of Emirati astronaut.

Sheikh Hamdan expressed the happiness of Hazzaa’s safe return and praised her for raising him.

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