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Sheikh Mohammed expresses his pleasure with the agreement, says the programme will train our youth and astronauts for future missions.
The prime crew continued their preflight preparations at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The main crew include Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka (commander), NASA astronaut Jessica Meir (flight engineer) and space flight participant Hazzaa Al Mansouri (UAE).
The UAE has been taking giant steps in space exploration. The first Arab mission to the moon is yet another worthy addition in that direction (“UAE plans first Arab mission to moon with national competencies by 2024,” Sept 26, Gulf Today).
It is unacceptable that snipers should be firing at peaceful protesters as they did on Thursday, and killed six people including those who were not part of the protest march.
I grew up during the Korean War. Often, we had just enough to eat, but rarely enough to fill our stomachs. I was hungry all the time. Everyone was.
The United Arab Emirates is the best place in the world where people from different races, schools of thought and religions from around the world live together