Second Batch Of UAE Astronauts to Make First Media Appearance

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 30 June 2021
Second Batch Of UAE Astronauts to Make First Media Appearance
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The first media appearance of UAE's next batch of astronauts Nora Al Matrooshi and Mohammad Al Mulla is set to be held at 11:00 am on July 7, next Wednesday.

The second batch of astronauts will brief the media about the current space preparations and the phases they underwent during selection.

Al Matrooshi, who is a mechanical engineer working for the National Petroleum Construction Company in the UAE, is the first Emirati woman astronaut, while AlMulla is a pilot and head of the training department of the Dubai Police’s Air Wing Centre.

The event is organised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).

Image Credit: WAM