Sultan Al Neyadi’s mission will start on February 26 and include 20 scientific experiments


The Director General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center, Salem Humaid Al Marri, stated that the next mission, in which the Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi will participate, includes 20 scientific experiments from UAE universities, as well as educational and awareness activities.
He added during the press conference to introduce the Crew-6 mission: We launched the first mission to the International Space Station in 2019, and it achieved its goals and inspired hundreds of thousands of people.

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Al-Marri added: Today, Sultan Al Neyadi is fully prepared, as he completed with his colleague Hazzaa 5 years of training, which included spacewalk missions and operations aboard the International Space Station.
In turn, Steve Stitch, Commercial Crew Program Manager, Johnson Space Center, NASA, said: The launch date for the mission has been set for February 26 at 11:07 am UAE time. There will be 3 launch opportunities through which we can successfully dock with the International Space Station.

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