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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).
Where there was thirst, sweet water has been flowing; where there was painful paucity, delicious dishes have become a regular affair; where there were unimpressive houses,
It has been a very sad week for the whole country after the passing of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan last Friday. The great leader has been mourned and remembered for his legacy, which will never be forgotten.
His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who passed away on Friday, was a man of integrity and memorable statesmanship. He believed in the industrial-strength unity of the country,