First UAE Astronaut to Depart for the International Space Station in September

The first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates will head to the International Space Station via the Russian Soyuz rocket on Sept. 25. The astronaut will either be military pilot Hazza al-Mansoori or engineer Sultan al-Neyadi, two men selected from over 4,000 applicants, according to the Associated Press. Both have been training at the Star […]