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
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.
Updated: October 3, 2019 11:19 AM