HH Sheikh Hamdan Is Super Proud Of The UAE's First Astronauts And Twitter Is Too
'Proof that there are no limits, only barriers'
Last month Hazza Al Mansouri and Sultan Al Niyadi were announced as the UAE's first astronauts.
The men are currently undergoing rigorous training in Russia, after which one of the men will be selected to join a Russian space mission, a huge source of pride for the country.
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Crown Prince of Dubai congratulated the two men on their achievements. Fazza also praised the UAE's progress as it continues to establish a footprint in the space industry.
'I’m so proud of Sultan Al Niyadi and Hazza Al Mansouri'
The countdown has begun and UAE's space dreams are set to be a reality soon. I’m so proud of Sultan Al Niyadi and Hazza Al Mansouri; our nation is looking forward to seeing the first Emirati astronauts onboard the International Space Station on 5th of April 2019. @MBRSpaceCentre pic.twitter.com/eGGZdmEPQq— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) October 8, 2018
The UAE has come along way in 100 years
Reason to be very proud, UAE has come along way in the last 100 years and even more so in the last decade. Congratulations and all the best.— John (@jcroyale01) October 8, 2018
Another great leap for the UAE
Another greater achievements #proudDubaian ♥️— Maheran (@msmaheran) October 8, 2018
'Proof that there are no limits, only barriers!'
I am extremely proud and happy for your country, people and the youngest astronauts ..... proves that for work and dedication there are no limits only barriers to be transposed !!!!!— Lilian Brizon (@lilianbrizon) October 8, 2018
One of the men will be selected to join a Russian space mission
The two astronauts are undergoing specially-designed intensive training at a Cosmonaut Training Centre in Russia and one will be selected to join an 11-day Russian space mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in April, 2019, according to the Dubai Media Office.