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Sultan Al Neyadi and the crew ‘raring to go’ ahead of historic space mission

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Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi is all set to embark on an historic six-month mission aboard the International Space Station today.

As the preparations for the momentous event unfold, Director General of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center, Salem Al Marri, who is present on the ground, shares insights into the emotions and mindset of Sultan and the rest of the crew in an interview with The Agenda, Dubai Eye 103.8. 

Al Marri explains how the morning will play out and what their schedule looks like: 

On the eve of his groundbreaking journey to the International Space Station, Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi received a call from UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to check on his preparations.

During their conversation, Sheikh Mohamed sent his best wishes for the mission and expressed his pride in Al Neyadi, saying, “We are delighted with you, and we invest in the likes of you.”

The Crew-6 is set to lift off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 10:45 am UAE time.

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