UAE astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri said that the September 25 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), in which he participated, has dimensions other than the scientific dimensions he has implemented, including finding a new role model for future Arab generations in the UAE and the Arab world.
"I receive heart-warming messages from children in the UAE expressing their desire to be astronauts like Hazza al-Mansouri," he said, adding that anyone would like to be an astronaut. We have provided, thanks to the guidance and support of our leadership, which has worked to provide a stimulating environment for all in the UAE, and I have received many motivational messages from the Arab countries.
This came during a press conference held today in the city of Stars in Russia, for astronaut Hazza Mansouri, and Russian astronaut Alex.
In response to a question about what he will do after his mission and the impact of his trip on the Arab world, and interaction with him on the Arab world, Mansouri said: "I am proud to perform this task and beyond, and we will continue in this area as His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, I am only the beginning, and I will have queues, so I have to convey my experience and experience I have gained to these queues after me. ”
He added: "I pledge to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the leadership of our state that Sultan Al Neyadi and Hazza Al Mansouri convey the knowledge and experience we have learned to future generations."
"Living in an environment other than the Earth is very difficult, so I worked at the beginning of the mission on the International Space Station, to adapt to live in a new environment, and I was able to pass quickly, as well as the return was good, and recovery was quick, and I tell you that my health Good, and now I get the data of the results of scientific experiments after the mission, so as to be compared with the results of experiments in the station and before the mission. "
In response to a question about the first word he said after his return to Earth: "I said thank God for the arrival, and I told my colleague on the return trip (welcome back), stressing that his experience on the station was wonderful, and his task now to bring knowledge and experience to others.
Mansouri continued: "I participated in 16 different experiments, including six experiments on the station, and the rest of the experiments before and after the mission, and conducted experiments with different space agencies, and these experiments, the impact of gravity on the heart and vital functions in the body, and on human balance and perception of time, I was the first Arab to conduct these experiments, and this is what distinguishes my mission space, and my message to the countries of the Arab world to participate strongly in the field of space.