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Al Mansoori’s First Tour from the International Space Station

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Fri, 25 Oct 2019 16:28 GMT

The very first Emirati and Arabic astronaut, Hazzaa Al Mansoori, had taken us in his first ever tour from the International Space Station, remarking the first time in history of space exploration that the UAE had its first human space flight.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre had published on its YouTube channel a short film, which was recorded by Al Mansoori during his space flight about the International Space Station and his activities on board.

In the video, Al Mansoori explores the different and various segments that make up the station, and help the astronauts as well in performing their daily tasks on board.

Al Mansoori began his video showing us the crew main quarters, explaining the astronauts’ living conditions in the space, and then he shows us different segments that are dedicated to spacewalks and how astronauts perform and conduct the maintenance work of the station.

The first UAE astronaut also introduced the scientific laboratories in the International Space Station where astronauts study and conduct most of their scientific experiments, and then he shows us the storage area of the station and how astronauts sleep everyday on the International Space Station.

The tour then moves to the kitchen on the station, where astronauts prepare their food and how they consume it, and then Al Mansoori shows us the main commander control unit in the International Space Station from where astronauts control the station.

Al Mansoori then takes us to the training room of the International Space Station, where astronauts perform and apply pressure exercises on their bodies in order to avoid muscle atrophy, showing us how astronauts in the International Space Station keep their bodies fit and healthy on board.


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