UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi is set to make history once again this afternoon, by becoming the first Arab astronaut to perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station.
A spacewalk is when an astronaut gets out of a vehicle while in space. A spacewalk is also called an EVA. EVA stands for extravehicular activity.This landmark will also see the UAE become the 10th country in the world to conduct a spacewalk outside the station.
You can catch the live coverage on the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre feed starting at 4:30 pm UAE time, with the spacewalk expected to commence at 5:15 pm.
A professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has been named the winner of the UAE's 'Great Arab Minds Award' in the field of engineering and technology.
The UAE Cabinet has approved the board of directors of the Emirates Drug Establishment, which will be chaired by Dr. Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade.
For the first time, Dubai private schools have ranked among the top 14 in the world in mathematics, science and reading in the most recent cycle of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).