#Emirati Astronauts

Sultan Al Neyadi is the first Arab astronaut to join the six-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS)/ Pic: MBRSC

UAE’s Sultan Al Neyadi chosen to be first Arab astronaut to join ISS mission

Al Neyadi will conduct many in-depth and advanced scientific experiments during the six-month space mission scheduled to launch in 2023

NASA to train four Emirati astronauts for future missions

The programme created as part of the new partnership includes the same elements and modules featured in the training of NASA astronauts