The hatch closes on Hazza Al Mansouri's time aboard the ISS

UAE's first astronaut is travelling back on board the Soyuz MS-12 descent module

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The time has come for Hazza Al Mansouri to come back down to Earth.

The first Emirati astronaut will be travelling back on board the Soyuz MS-12 descent module on Thursday.

In the video above, Maj Al Mansouri enters the module with Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague and it is sealed shut.

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