Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi have completed their training at the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency in Cologne.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), Dubai, will host the 4th Young Professionals in Space Conference (YPS) 2019, from Nov.4-6 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai. The UAE has become the first Arab country to host this global conference.
In a video posted on MBRSC’s social media platforms, AlMansoori and AlNeyadi are seated in a Soyuz mockup mini bathtub, wearing two Sokol spacesuits.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in cooperation with Emirates Post, launched a ‘Send to Space’ competition. The competition calls for sharing poems, short stories, and drawings to accompany Hazzaa Al Mansoori on his mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sept.25, to be broadcasted on-board. This comes within the framework of MBRSC’s efforts to involve community members in its initiatives and programmes, including the UAE Astronaut Programme.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum received members of the Emirates Scientists Council and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academy of Scientists, alongside a group of distinguished young scientists and researchers.
Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum made a phone call to Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi before they started their 15-day quarantine period ahead of the launch of their mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
The scientific mission includes experiments involving schools in the UAE as part of the ‘Science in Space’ initiative of Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
The mission is a mandatory two-day final exam for astronauts and cosmonauts at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre in the Star City.
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) of the United Arab Emirates and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will cooperatively perform an educational project that uses JAXA’s “Int-Ball”, a camera robot for the International Space Station,