β€œA few minutes ago, the state commission approved the main crew of the ship,” the company said on a message on Twitter.

A few minutes ago, the State Commission approved the main crew of the ship # SoyuzMS15:

πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€πŸ‡·πŸ‡Ί commander - cosmonaut Oleg Skrypochka;
πŸ‘©β€πŸš€πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ flight engineer-1 - astronaut Jessica Meir;
πŸ‘¨β€πŸš€πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ͺ flight engineer-2 - participant of the Hazzaa Al Mansouri space flight pic.twitter.com/4zHkY7HHRP

- ROSKOSMOS (@roscosmos) September 24, 2019

Earlier, the head of the Dubai Space Center, Yusif Hamad al-Shaabani, said that Hazzaa al-Mansouri would conduct 16 experiments in orbit.

In June, the Qatari chef spoke about the diet of the first astronaut from the UAE to the ISS.

It is expected that on September 25, Soyuz MS-15 will be launched on the ISS with a crew consisting of the cosmonaut Roscosmos, as well as astronauts NASA and the UAE.