11 Feb 2019 10:28

UAE cosmonauts to fly to ISS

MOSCOW. Feb 11 (Interfax) - Russia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have approved the program of first UAE cosmonauts' flights to the International Space Station (ISS), Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the state corporation Roscosmos, said on Twitter.

"Roscosmos agreed with its partners the program of flights to the ISS of cosmonauts from the UAE in talks at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre in Dubai. They are already being trained in the Star City," Rogozin said.