Video: When UAE-Astronaut Hazzaa AlMansoori Met His Mother
He returned to the UAE on Saturday.
The video shows Hazzaa going down on his knees to kiss his mother’s legs, before kissing her head and hugging her.
Hazzaa got a royal welcome as he returned to the UAE after becoming the first Emirati in space and the first Arab on the International Space Station (ISS). His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Hazzaa and his mission’s backup astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi as they landed at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi on Saturday evening.
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