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UAE will send second astronaut sultan AI

Published on February 27, 2023
Current Context: The UAE will send its second astronaut, Sultan Al Neyadi, to space on March 2, 2023. He is a military engineer who was selected as part of the UAE Astronaut Programme. . He is also known as "Sultan of Space" by some media outlets.
UAE will send second astronaut sultan AI
  • Sultan Al Neyadi will also perform 20 experiments designed by the UAE.
  • UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadiblasted off to space  aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.
  • He joined three other crew members: NASA astronauts Raja Chari and Tom Marshburn, and ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer.
  • They docked at the International Space Station (ISS) on March 3, 2023, where they will stay for six months, making it the longest Arab space mission in history.
  • Al Neyadi will conduct various scientific experiments and educational activities on board the ISS, as well as communicate with students and media on Earth.
  • He is also expected to meet two other Arab astronauts: Egypt's Mohamed Sallam and Saudi Arabia's Hazzaa Al Mansoori, who will arrive at the ISS later this month, marking a historic moment for Arab space exploration.


Q.1What is the name of the UAE’s second astronaut to space?
a. Hazzaa Al Mansoori
b. Sultan Al Neyadi
c. Mohammed Al Mulla
d. Nora Al Matrooshi
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