UAE’s first Emirati astronaut became a reality in less than two years
December 2017: The chase for the UAE’s first Emirati space traveler was reported by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Walk 31, 2018: Applications shut with 4,022 applicants. This was cut down to 95 who made it for the therapeutic evaluations. This was additionally chopped down to nine competitors.
September 3, 2018: Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi started preparing at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC) in Russia
February 25, 2019: Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi were exhibited to people in general just because as the two finalists for the UAE Astronaut Corps.
April 12, 2019: Hazzaa was declared as the Prime Astronaut, while Sultan was the back-up space explorer.
May 5, 2019: The two Emirati space travelers were estimated for their custom seats for the Soyuz MS-15 voyage to the International Space Station.
August 29 and 30: Hazzaa and Sultan complete their last passing tests at GCTC.
September 10: Hazzaa and Sultan travel to Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
September 25: Hazzaa is launched to space locally available the Soyuz MS-15 rocket with Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka and Nasa space explorer Jessica Meir.
September 26 to October 2: Hazzaa conducts science tries in space, on liquid elements, cardiovector, time observation, osteology; holds practically day by day radio and video sessions with understudies, authorities in UAE.
October 3: Hazzaa comes back to Earth with Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and Nasa space traveler Nick Hague.
October 12: Hazzaa returns home.