SHARJAH RULER RECEIVES ASTRONAUTS SULTAN ALNEYADI, HAZZAA ALMANSOORI AND UAE MISSION 2 TEAM

  • Date: 01-Dec-2023
  • Source: Eye of Riyadh
  • Sector:Technology
  • Country:UAE
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SHARJAH RULER RECEIVES ASTRONAUTS SULTAN ALNEYADI, HAZZAA ALMANSOORI AND UAE MISSION 2 TEAM

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Federal Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, today received Emirati astronauts Sultan AlNeyadi, Hazzaa AlMansoori, and the team from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah at the Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences, and Technology (SAASST).   H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi after welcoming the gathering commended the remarkable achievements of the longest Arab space mission and praised the dedication of astronauts AlNeyadi and AlMansoori for their instrumental roles in bolstering the UAE's position as a space exploration leader. He celebrated their commitment and the MBRSC team's excellence throughout the mission, reflecting the UAE's dedication to global excellence and the resilience of its people.   H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi was briefed on the historic longest Arab space mission's outcomes by AlNeyadi, who spent six months onboard the International Space Station (ISS), conducting pivotal scientific research and experiments as well as the first Arab spacewalk.   AlMansoori, who was the first Arab increment lead for Expedition 69, also briefed His Highness about his role during the mission, which included supporting AlNeyadi and his fellow crew members in coordinating experiments, daily tasks and other activities on the ISS from the Mission Control Center in Houston.   Expressing gratitude, Al Neyadi presented