Nora AlMatrooshi was born in 1993 and she is from the emirate of Sharjah. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the UAE University in 2015 along with training from the Vaasa University of Applied Sciences in Finland.
The UAE’s commitment to the empowerment of women stems from the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and is being upheld by the wise leadership now. Emirati women have been one of the cornerstones of the nation’s development since it was founded in 1971.
The programme is designed to prepare and train Emiratis to travel to space for various scientific missions.
Emiarti astronaut is ready to complete his scientific experiments as planned.
The first UAE astronaut to travel to space for now is focusing his attention on the UAE's Hope Mission, set to reach the Red Planet on the country's 50th anniversary.
Koch, a North Carolina-born engineer who joined NASA's astronaut corps in 2013, set the record for the longest stay in space by a woman.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Crew Dragon capsule Endeavor launched at 11:17 am (1517 GMT) from the Kennedy space Center, and the spaceship should dock Saturday morning around 7:45 am.
Hazzaa was honoured as part of the university's efforts to support the country’s space sector.
The main facade of Nasdaq building has paid tribute to Al Mansoori, saying, "A proud moment. Welcome back home Hazzaa Al Mansoori, UAE’s first astronaut, to reach the International Space Station, ISS."