Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri is carrying the hopes of the nation on his shoulders, said Dr. Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and Chairman of the UAE Space Agency.
Hazzaa Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), and Sultan AlNeyadi, the back-up astronaut for the same mission, have successfully completed their final tests for the mission.
Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori will make history for the UAE when he sets off on an eight-day mission …
The UAE is set to make history on 25th September, when the nation’s first-ever astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori takes off to space for his mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
The MBRSC has announced that it selected Hazzaa Al Mansoori as the prime astronaut and Sultan Al Neyadi as the backup astronaut for the International Space Station (ISS) mission.
The UAE Space Agency has signed a letter of intent with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, to cooperate on human spaceflight.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, has announced that nine candidates have qualified for the final evaluation phase of the UAE Astronaut Programme.
The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre has announced that 18 candidates are currently undergoing the final stage of the interviews leading up to choosing the first Emirati astronaut corps of the UAE Astronaut Programme.
Registrations for the UAE Astronaut Programme has reportedly received a total of 4,022 applications from Emiratis who are aspiring to become part of the nation’s first space programme.
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre has announced that they will be hosting workshops for governmental nominees of the UAE Astronaut Programme in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on 27th and 28th March.