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

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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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