40 and Under: the Region's Most Influential Young Business Leaders
Tue 30 Oct 2018 06:25 AM
Hazza Al Mansouri

Industry: Science

Designation: Astronaut

Country: UAE

Age: 34

The Emirati made headlines this year after being announced as among the first Arabs to go to space. Al Mansouri, will travel to the International Space Station next year after passing six stages of medical tests at the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos, as well as a series of interviews in cooperation with NASA. With 14 years of experience in military aviation, Al Mansouri graduated from Khalifa Bin Zayed Aviation College and has participated in Exercise Red Flag, which sees the best pilots from the US, NATO and its allies perform combat exercises over the skies of Nevada and Alaska.