UAE astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri said: “I am excited to share your first video about the station in Arabic soon,” explaining that various changes have occurred in his body, where the size of his head grew due to the surge of liquids up, in addition to the sense of smell differed from the ground, during his communication With a number of school students and attendees at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai.
In detail, UAE astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri began the fifth day of his stay on the International Space Station (ISS) with members of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center team at the Dubai and Moscow ground stations to discuss his daily schedule.
Al Mansoori and several school students and the public organized two live video calls at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center in Dubai. The first contact was in collaboration with the Japanese Space Exploration Agency (JAXA), where Mansouri presented how the Int-Ball robot worked on the space station, and students had the opportunity to interact with Hazza to control the robot by selecting the correct answers. Emirati students in Japan also participated in the call, in the presence of UAE Ambassador to Japan Khalid Omran Al Ameri and a team from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center.
The second contact was in cooperation with the Russian space agency Roskosmos. What is the most beautiful thing in it? And why are astronauts trained on so high gravity? What changes in your body during this trip? Have you visited the different parts and sections of the international station?
In response to the questions, Al-Mansouri said, “The water reaches the station through cargo vehicles, which are similar to Soyuz vehicles, which carry astronauts to the international station.” .
"The most beautiful thing about the station is microgravity," he said. And displayed on the screen «Suhail», the cartoon character floats, and how to drink water.
"Astronauts are training at 9G, because when the rocket launches, the gravity reaches 5G, and sometimes in emergency times it reaches 9G," he said.
"I visited all the sections during an introductory tour of the International Space Station where everything was filmed," he said. "Today I was at Japan's Kibo lab, and yesterday I was at the Columbus lab.
As for the changes in the body of the astronaut, he said: «There are different changes in his body, where the size of his head because of the surge of fluid to the top, in addition to the sense of smell differed from the Earth», stressing that «after a time began to get used and acclimatized».