"Seeing someone like Al Mansoori go up there makes me feel that he carries a part of my dream with him. Its hard to put this feeling into words so maybe by creating this picture of him is my way of thanking him for it. I’m proud of what he has accomplished," said Alapide.
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!"
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.
The programme is designed to prepare and train Emiratis to travel to space for various scientific missions.
While astronauts have been subjected to various health studies to understand the impact of space travel on humans as several private companies prepare for space tourism
Japan has raised its caution level about North Korea’s missile capability, saying in a defense report that the country resumed missile tests while taking no concrete denuclearization steps
The National Space Strategy 2030 outlines implementation of more than 20 comprehensive programmes and 80 initiatives
Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chaired a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
The X-37B landed at Nasa's Kennedy Space Center in Florida early Sunday.