US astronaut Christina Cook posted a photo of her participation in the filming of Hazza Al Mansouri, the first Emirati astronaut during his Arabic tour on the International Space Station for the first time since its inception.
Al Mansoori carried out the first UAE scientific mission in space, within the Emirates Astronaut Program, on September 25, which lasted for eight days, during which he conducted 31 scientific experiments, including 16 experiments in cooperation with international space agencies, and 15 experiments inspired by the curriculum of the United Arab Emirates. .
"During the historic mission of the UAE astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri aboard the International Space Station, I was honored to take pictures of him during his tour of the station. I saw in his eyes a sense of pride and pride in his wonderful homeland, when he first saw it from space," she said.
The first image shows Christina carrying a video camera while Al Mansoori stands inside one of the sections of the International Station, while the other image shows the Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai, which Al Mansoori took while he was aboard the International Space Station.
The US astronaut, Christina Cook, is currently carrying out her scientific mission aboard the station.
Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center recently released a video of Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri in the first video tour in Arabic explaining the components, equipment and equipment aboard the International Space Station, as well as an overview of the daily lives of astronauts in space.
The Center oversees the Emirates Astronaut Program, the first integrated program in the Arab region, which prepares national cadres participating in manned space missions for various scientific missions, and becomes part of the research of the international scientific community, in order to devise solutions to many challenges and improve the lives of human beings. The earth's surface.
The program is funded directly by the Telecommunication and Information Technology Development Fund (TDIC), the financing arm of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
Launched in 2007, the IMF is the first of its kind in the Middle East and aims to support research and development efforts in the country's telecommunications sector, enrich and support the development of technical services, and promote the country's integration into the global economy.