UAE President visits Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi, checks on preparations for long-term mission to ISS

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Al Ain: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today visited Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi at his home in Umm Ghafa, Al Ain.

Sheikh Mohamed exchanged friendly conversations with Al Neyadi and his family, and expressed his pride in the UAE people, who continue to develop their skills and decorate UAE’s track record with new qualitative achievements.

Sheikh Mohamed checked on Al Neyadi’s preparations for his next mission to the International Space Station (ISS), which will last for six months, making him the first Arab astronaut to undertake such mission.