Sultan Al Neyadi marks Hijri New Year with stunning image of crescent moon

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Emirati Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi has shared a spectacular image of the crescent moon from space to mark the Hijri New Year. 

He took to Twitter to share the glimpse of the crescent moon against a dramatic night sky to wish everyone "a year filled with blessings, happiness and discovery!

"As the Hijri New Year begins, I'm reminded that every moment is the dawn of a new beginning, an opportunity for growth and exploration," Al Neyadi wrote. 

Earlier this week, he shared a photo of the UAE, shining brightly, at dawn on the horizon of the Earth’s curvature.

Al Neyadi is currently on a six-month space mission on board the International Space Station. 

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