Emirati astronaut reveals post flight details in a press conference
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
'The UAE has demonstrated its resolve to become a leader in the space sector by 2021...'
Today, a brave Emirati son, astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori, will embark on a mission to the International Space Station, marking the country’s burgeoning space sector goals and objectives.
To an earthling, the world of outer space is beyond the pale of understanding, too esoteric, too ineffable. It can stoke his curiosity no end – and frissons of thrill.
First Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori tweeted: "Today is a special day as it marks the first ever all-female spacewalk. Congratulations to the crew back at the International Space Station, Astronauts @Astro_Jessica and @Astro_Christina on this historic achievement!"
Russia was set to launch on Thursday an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station.
Planet Mercury will pass directly between Earth and the Sun on November 11, staging a rare celestial show.
The Progress capsule was launched atop a giant Soyuz rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, reaching the space station in just three hours and 20 minutes, making it "the fastest spacecraft in the history of flights to the ISS," Roscosmos said.
Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyond Earth.