In the emergency simulation of the Russian segment in ISS, astronauts
successfully passed the test of the failure of communications device, the oxygen supply system, power outages, the failure of fire detection systems, and how to deal with emergency situations.
Then there's the tilting table to prepare the astronaut
to adapt to weightlessness - the table is tilted to negative (-15 degrees for 6 minutes and -40 degrees for another 6 minutes) and it is titled to positive to mimic re-entry.
completed around 30 hours of theoretical and practical training, supervised by a group of ESA specialists, focusing on the equipment and systems in the European unit of the ISS, such as the life support system that ensures the survival of astronauts
in the ISS.
Under the supervision of researchers and trainers from ESA, the two astronauts
were trained on the scientific experiments the UAE astronaut
will be working on during his time onboard.
The UAE Astronaut
Programme is funded by the ICT fund of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, director general of MBRSC, said: "Beginning to design two custom Soyuz MS-15 seats for AlMansoori and AlNeyadi is a new and important step in sending the first Arab and Emirati astronaut
to the ISS."
The educational outreach team of the UAE Astronaut
Programme in MBRSC alongside a team from NanoRacks LLC explained how to conduct scientific experiments at ISS in a microgravity environment, and the tools and equipment used in the mission.
wear one of eleven spacesuits on the ISS, each of which cost $22 million!
This isn't the first time an astronaut
has misdialled from space.
MH: I did not want to take anything specifically from the astronaut
memoirs I read because it felt intrusive.
'The selection process covers three periods, and we will select both males and females,' said Yang Liwei, head of the China Manned Space Agency and the nation's first astronaut