Abu Dhabi crown prince wishes luck to Emirati astronauts ahead of their upcoming space mission

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday, phoned Emirati astronauts Hazzaa AlMansoori and Sultan AlNeyadi, to learn about their final preparations for the September 25 mission to the International Space Station, ISS.

“Your historic expedition to the ISS ushers the United Arab Emirates in a monumental phase within its transformational development drive where the country is making unremitting efforts to achieve quantum leaps in areas of space at the hands of its youth,” said Sheikh Mohamed, expressing confidence in the Emirati people’s capabilities to fulfill their responsibilities towards their nation.

He expressed sincere wishes for success to the two astronauts, praying to Almighty Allah for their safe return.