UPDATE: Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri made history

UPDATE: Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri made history

28 Sep 2019
By Ahlanlive.com

Sheikh Zayed's dream comes true & another reason for the UAE to be proud

The first Emirati astronaut, Hazza Al Mansouri has arrived safely at the International Space Station and the people in the UAE couldn't be more excited. 

After eight hours after a historic blast off from Earth, Hazza appeared live on camera, glowing with pride and greets the world with a 'salaam alaikum' from ISS.

"The Earth is beautiful from this place. It is small but I can see a small part of it." 

Hazza Al Mansouri is expected to return on October 3.

If you want to keep up with Hazza Al Mansouri during his eight-day expedition, follow his schedule below and set a reminder on your phone.

 (TIme is set in UAE standard time).

  • He will be conducting a series of a scientific analysis in relation to space today and will take part in a brief radio call at 11:33pm, so stay tuned to hear about his first day. 
  •  Tomorrow Hazza will observe the microgravity perception and do a live session 2.30pm. 
  •  September 28 - A procedure followed by cadiovascular will be conducted to gain more insight on understanding cardiology and stress on the body in space.
  • September 29 - Al Mansouri will give a live tour of the ISS & a live chat session at 2.40pm with hope in educating Arab youths, who look up to him worldwide.  
  • September 30 - Further observations will be conducted with a live session at 4.15pm. 
  • October 1 - An examination will be carried out on fluids in space & Haza will participate in a live session with the youth. 
  • October 2 - Final exploration and preparations to be completed for the Soyuz craft before the return to Earth. 
  • October 3 - Major Hazza Al Mansouri to return to Earth, landing at one of three sites in Kazakhstan at 11.34pm.