Dubai: UAE's first astronaut has been sharing UAE culture and cuisine with the crew on board the International Space Station this week. The historic mission undertaken by Hazzaa AlMansoori is a milestone for the UAE.
In a gift to the UAE and its people, Hazzaa AlMansoori posted a photo of the country from space on Tuesday. He captioned his post, "From the happiest astronaut to the happiest nation...this is history, this is the UAE from space." His first photo was also stunning and captured the hearts of his fans across the country and the region.
Earlier today, he had posted images of himself in a 'kandoura', a traditional Emirati garment, complete with the unique headdress worn by Emiratis.
His first photo from space, posted on Twitter, was also stunning and captured the hearts of his fans across the country and the region. Hazzaa is set to return to Earth with two astronauts on October 3.
But before he does, he decided to share a few photos on October 2 on his social media.
He went on to post a photo of his hometown Liwa.