His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met astronauts Sultan Al Neyadi and Hazza Al Mansoori and praised their contributions to the UAE's space sector.
The meeting took place at Zabeel Palace along with the "Zayed Ambition 2" team from the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).
Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on the latest Arab space mission, including Al Neyadi’s six-month stay on the ISS and his historic spacewalk.
The meeting highlighted the UAE’s ambition for space exploration and its commitment to fostering talent for global advancement.
Key highlights of the meeting between H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, MBRSC team and astronauts Sultan AlNeyadi, Hazzaa AlMansoori, and Mohammad AlMulla, where they discussed the UAE Astronaut Programme. pic.twitter.com/CMA8SPPJi1— MBR Space Centre (@MBRSpaceCentre) November 2, 2023
.@HHShkMohd meets with UAE astronauts @Astro_Alneyadi, @astro_hazzaa along with the ‘Zayed Ambition 2’ team from the @MBRSpaceCentre. The meeting was held in the presence of @MaktoumMohammed at Za’abeel Palace in Dubai. pic.twitter.com/VC0xoINfCm— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) November 1, 2023