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Multinational crew lifts off for International Space Station

Multinational crew lifts off for International Space Station”

Mansoori received support from around the world before lifting off on what he described as his "dream" mission.

On the ISS, Meir and Skripochka will help conduct hundreds of experiments, perform maintenance to keep the space lab operational and oversee the arrival and departure of visiting vehicles. Some carried UAE flags.

Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest skyscraper, lit up the second of blast-off.

The successful launch of the first flight of an Emirati astronaut, aboard the Soyuz MS15 spacecraft from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, represents a major achievement for Arab and Islamic nations. The flight is part of Roscosmos' "spaceflight participant" programme, which allows individuals who are not part of the Russian space agency to hitch a ride on short-duration flights to the ISS. He added: "Today I carry the dreams and ambition of my country to a whole new dimension".

"I think that I will really be in awe for a good portion of the mission and it will go by quite quickly", Meir told the Union-Tribune over the summer.

The day forward of the initiate, he mentioned he would story his prayer routine on the ISS and broadcast it to other folks on Earth.

"As a fighter pilot I already prayed in my aircraft", he mentioned, explaining that he had expertise of prayers at excessive pace.

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Long before she tried to join the ranks of elite astronauts, Meir participated in the space camp at Purdue University in IN before starting her freshman year at Caribou High School, and she also took part in a six-week summer camp at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida between her sophomore and junior years at Brown University in Rhode Island.

At a pre-flight convention, Meir, 42, mentioned the crew communicated through the use of "Runglish" - a mix of Russian and English. We intend to keep on growing, and to do that we need your help.

On 6 December 2017, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid posted a tweet inviting young Emiratis to register for the UAE Astronaut Programme through the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre.

Hazza al-Mansouri will return to Earth on October 3 together with Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague. Meir and Skripochka will spend more than six months in orbit.

Hazzaa al-Mansoori has become the first Emirati in space.

This makes the UAE the 40th country in history to have a citizen sent up to space.

The Worldwide House Station - a uncommon instance of cooperation between Russian Federation and the West - has been orbiting Earth at about 28,000 kilometres (17,000 miles) per hour since 1998. Russian Federation is resolved to keep its position as a leader of the space industry, particularly for manned space flights.



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