While Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi prepare for the historic mission to the International Space Station, the country will be looking with pride to the skies
The Emirati astronaut who will make history by becoming the first Arab on the International Space Station said Tuesday he had received support from around the world before his "dream" mission.
Almost fifty years ago, when the basics of the UAE Foundation were being laid down, little did anyone realise that the nation would become an interplanetary star. That exploring other planets would become second nature to it. Today, the UAE has
Exploring space seems to come naturally to the UAE. It has made outer space a major venue for mapping groundbreaking scientific research. The first this month was the landmark Hope Probe entering the orbit of the Red Planet. Now comes
If there is one unique quality that the UAE has, it is that it not only dreams new goals and ambitions, but also follows it up like nobody does. Few countries can do that. Take the Dubai Metro for instance. In 2004, five consortiums were selected to build
The spirit of the Arab woman is unputdownable. There is no end to her gusto, bravado and enterprising skills. She does not fear to tread where few women have ventured before.
As the deadline for the takeoff of the space mission to the International Space Mission draws near, the palpable excitement is rapidly going north.
The countdown has begun. The UAE is just hours away from achieving another historic milestone. After turning the desert into a land of opportunities in a short span of time, Emiratis are now aiming high with the landmark space mission.
“It is a wonderful feeling to witness the Space Station mission of Hazzaa Al Mansouri,” says reputed Egyptian-American space scientist and geologist Dr Farouk El-Baz.