His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, said that the UAE's achievements today contribute to the enhancement of the opportunities of the Arab region in reviving its civilizational renaissance, especially as the sons of the UAE stormed many sectors in which the region did not have a tangible presence, including the most important space sector Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, our country seeks to achieve qualitative achievements with the brains and minds of a generation of creative UAE youth and with ambitious initiatives and projects that we are competing against.
This came on the occasion of the entry of astronauts Hazza Al-Mansouri and Sultan Al-Neyadi, today, the stage of medical isolation, where he made a phone call with them to reassure them personally on the completion of all preparations for this new phase in this historic trip, which will have an impact in putting the name of the UAE and the Arab region on the map of industry During the call, His Highness expressed the pride and pride of all Emiratis for their achievement, which will be remembered by history, and the best wishes of His Highness to them and all members of the team to succeed in this task with all the connotations and opportunities.
His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai said: “The historic voyage to the International Space Station is a hope that shines the way towards a new Arab scientific renaissance… and an achievement that we achieve the dream of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. God, by restoring the Arab region to its glories that it has made at the height of its progress ... We appeal at the hands of every sincere and dedicated man in the service of the homeland, and everyone who contributes to its progress and elevation ... We wish all the best to the Emirati astronauts and the members of the team, asking God Almighty to cover them with care and Everyone succeeds in completing this mission to serve the future of our nation, our nation and the whole world. "
Farewell in "Yuri Gagarin".
UAE astronauts Hazza Al-Mansouri and Sultan Al-Neyadi, bid farewell to Moscow, today, to Moscow for the start of the 15-day isolation phase after their training at the Yuri Gagarin Training Center for Astronauts. Space City in preparation for the launch of their historic journey to the International Space Station on September 25.
A farewell ceremony was held at the Yuri Gagarin Center in the presence of the Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, the Director General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center Yousef Hamad Al Shaibani, the Assistant Director General of Scientific and Technical Affairs Salem Al Marri, and the Program Manager. Emirates Astronauts.
Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori said, “By the grace of Allah, we have reached an important stage in our ambitious space project, and the historic achievement that all efforts are being made to achieve under the guidance, guidance and encouragement of our wise leadership.”
Al Mansoori said: “Today, Hazza Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi carry the ambition of the founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God bless him, and the dreams and hopes of many Emirati and Arab generations. High in all forums and in various fields. "
"We are facing a historic event that reflects the UAE's insistence on the participation of the global scientific community in enriching the world's stock of qualitative scientific experiments, which contribute to the improvement of human life," said Yousef Hamad Al Shaibani.
"By successfully passing the training and testing of the UAE astronauts at the Yuri Gagarin Astronaut Training Center, we are fully prepared to perform the first mission to the International Space Station, which we look forward to accomplishing with confidence and determination."
Experiences and partnerships.
Astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri will conduct 16 scientific experiments in cooperation with international space agencies, including the Russian "Roskosmos" and the European Space Agency "ESA", including six experiments on the International Space Station to study the interaction of biomarkers of the human body in space compared to experiments conducted on the surface. Earth, the study of bone status indicators, disturbances in motor activity, perception, perception of time when the astronaut, the dynamics of fluid in space, and the impact of living in space on humans.
The scientific mission includes experiments on schools in the UAE as part of the Space Science Initiative launched by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center; about 16 schools from the UAE participated in the presence of UAE astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri in the first phase, which will be conducted in a zero-gravity environment. Almost on board the station to compare the results. These experiments will contribute to supporting the UAE curriculum with new scientific materials that will be the result of the UAE's first manned mission to space.
The mission of the first Emirati astronaut to the International Space Station is part of strategic partnerships with major global space agencies, including the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos), the Japan Space Exploration Agency (JAXA), the European Space Agency (ESA) and the US Space Agency. NASA).
The isolation phase, which will be entered by astronauts Hazza Mansouri, and Sultan Al-Neyadi in the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan; for 15 days, before launching to the International Space Station. The Russian Federal Biomedical Agency is fully responsible for the health of the astronauts during their stay in the Baikonur isolation zone in a sterile environment to avoid any illnesses to the astronaut and transfer them to the International Station.
The agency ensures the sterilization of all their terrestrial and space facilities from any microbes or germs, sterilization thoroughly includes all facilities and tools used by the pioneers, including residence, buses and training sites, while experts at the Agency constantly take laboratory samples of various facilities and tools to verify the absence of any germs Or microbes to prevent it from being transported to the spacecraft and then to the International Space Station; as well as the sterilization of the Russian Soyuz MS15 compartment.
It is worth mentioning that the astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri will carry with him to the International Space Station, the flag of the UAE, a picture of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, with a delegation of astronauts of Apollo, in addition to a copy of the Holy Quran. One of the books and collectibles of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center is the most important book "My Story" by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, which was launched by His Highness the story of the announcement of the Emirates Astronauts program.
During the run-up to the International Space Station, the personal belongings of the astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri, who will carry with him to the International Space Station, will include photographs of the family, some souvenirs, and logos, using certain codes and then stamping the center on them, in preparation for placing them inside a vehicle. Soyuz M15 "