The unique Dubai, photographed by the Emirati astronaut Sultan Al-Niadi.
UAE astronaut Sultan Al-Neyadi is the first Arab to undertake a spacewalk during Expedition 69 venturing out of the International Space Station (ISS) and completing his spacewalk.The historic spacewalk lasted 7.01 hours in the vacuum of space.
Taking to Twitter, the astronaut, currently on the longest Arab space mission, said, Dubai shines almost as bright as the stars up here. #MyDubai
حتى من خارج الكوكب .. دبي كوكبٌ آخر 🤍✨— Sultan AlNeyadi (@Astro_Alneyadi) May 3, 2023
Dubai shines almost as bright as the stars up here. #MyDubai 🤍✨ pic.twitter.com/cWe74Ku5DM
Tweeting the image, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the agency behind the UAE Astronaut Programme, said the “awe-inspiring photograph paints a picture of the nation’s extraordinary achievements both on Earth and beyond.”
An awe-inspiring photograph of Dubai taken by Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi from the @Space_Station paints a picture of the nation's extraordinary achievements both on Earth and beyond. pic.twitter.com/sqlC3r7QmN— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) May 3, 2023