Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 19 October 2019

Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri returns to Earth - in pictures

The first UAE astronaut touches down safely in the Soyuz MS-12 descent module in Kazakhstan

Mission accomplished.

Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri returned to Earth on Thursday after completing a "bullseye landing" in the Kazakhstan countryside.

Maj Al Mansouri was returning from an eight-day mission at the International Space Station. He was travelling Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague.

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Updated: October 3, 2019 05:30 PM

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