The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Tuesday announced that Mohammad AlMulla and Nora AlMatrooshi, from the second batch of the UAE Astronaut Programme, have begun their training with Nasa’s Astronaut Candidate Class of 2021 at the Johnson Space Centre in Houston, USA.
Saleh Al Ameri said, “I am proud of the mission's success, and I am proud to present this achievement to our wise leadership.”
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on Sunday announced that Emirati astronauts Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Neyadi are ready to work on the International Space Station (ISS) after receiving the astronaut’s pin from NASA’s Johnson Space Centre following the completion of their general training that lasted around 20 months.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is an inspiration for the people of United Arab Emirates, his visit to Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi at his home in Umm Ghafa, Al Ain to check the preparations for long term mission to ISS is highly laudable (“Mohamed Bin Zayed visits Emirati astronaut Sultan
The question was about the reason for the change in the movement of an object in space. At the beginning, Al Neyadi praised the followers’ interaction with the question, stressing that many of them answered it correctly.
Al Neyadi said, “In space as on Earth... the day does not start without coffee… ☕️ This is how I started my first morning on board the International Space Station... I am very excited to meet you in direct contact tomorrow. I wish you a good day!”
Al Neyadi took the time to answer students’ questions, speaking on a variety of topics, ranging from what inspired him to pursue a career as an astronaut and how he prepared for his current mission.
The space centre said on Twitter, “Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and his Crew-6 colleagues have started to work on their tasks aboard the ISS."
The Space Centre wrote, Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi alongside a free-flying AstroBee robotic helper at the KIBO laboratory module aboard the International Space Station.
Al Neyadi said on Twitter, “As part of my set of experiments on the ISS, I was excited to take part in the "Cardinal Heart 2.0" study by Stanford University. Through this experiment, we are exploring the effects of clinical drugs on heart cells in microgravity using heart tissues.