In the UAE, has announced the recruitment of the first group of astronauts

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum

The first Emirati astronauts can go to the ISS in 2021.

The Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum announced the UAE in the first set of the cosmonaut detachment of four. On Wednesday, December 6, RIA Novosti reported citing the Space Agency of the UAE.

“The announcement by the Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai on the launch of the programme of selection and training of the first four Emirati astronauts can be considered the beginning of a new stage of advancement of the UAE in deep space and consolidate the country’s position as a regional leader”, – said Director General of the Agency Muhammad Nasir al-Ahbabi.

The management of Emirates was invited to participate in the selection of the first group of cosmonauts “everyone Emirati boys and girls”, which at the first stage will have to undergo a medical examination .

UAE expects to send the first Emirati astronauts to the International space station in 2021.

As reported

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