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Emirates News Agency – “Mohammed bin Rashid Space Agency” has organized a live meeting with astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi at the Museum of the Future.

  • "Mohammed Bin Rashid Space" Arranged a live meeting with Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi at the Museum of the Future

Representatives of local and international media communicated directly with astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi from the International Space Station.

– Revealing the latest developments in the longest space mission in Arab history, the Emirates project to explore the moon and other projects that the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center is working on.

DUBAI, 13th April, 2020 (WAM) — Yesterday evening, the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center organized a “meeting from space” event with Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi, during a live call from the International Space Station, in the presence of many others. More than 130 local and international media representatives, at the museum of the future, to talk about the most important missions and experiments it will carry out during the longest space mission in the history of Arabs.

His Excellency Salem Humaid Al Marri, Director General of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, reviewed the most important developments related to the missions and projects in which the Center participates. UAE, and its continued support to the research sector over the years. Space, scientific research.

Al-Mari said: The Arab space industry is enjoying a golden age in the current period as the entire region looks forward to two important achievements in the coming weeks. They landed explorer Rasheed on the moon’s surface, the first Arab mission to the moon, and the second achievement was the first spacewalk in Arab history, scheduled to be carried out by astronaut Sultan. Together with Al Neyadi astronaut Stephen Bowen, these missions are a testament to our nation’s commitment to innovation, research and development.

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He stressed: We are proud of the progress we have made in the field of space exploration and will continue to achieve further achievements in this field together with our partners.

The “Meat from Space” program is planned to be organized in several emirates, with the next event in the series taking place next May.

It is noteworthy that the UAE Astronaut Program managed by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center is one of the projects funded by the Information and Communication Technology Fund of the Communications and Digital Government Authority. Department of Information and Communication Technology.

Mustafa Badr al-Din / Muhammad Jaballa