Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 19 October 2019

The moment Emirati astronaut's Soyuz descent module undocks from the International Space Station

Hazza Al Mansouri is due to land back on Earth on Thursday afternoon

This is the moment the Soyuz MS-12 undocked from the International Space Station

Hazza Al Mansouri, the first Emirati astronaut, is travelling back on the descent module on Thursday.

In the video above, Maj Al Mansouri, with Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague, fly away from the International Space Station.

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Updated: October 6, 2019 09:25 AM

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