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Watch live: UAE astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori blasts into space

Watch live: UAE astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori blasts into space
Emirati astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori inside the Soyuz rocket just minutes after lift-off.

Three space travellers, including NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and spaceflight participant Hazzaa Ali Almansoori from the United Arab Emirates, are set to leave Earth for a nearly six-hour ride to the International Space Station.

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Tune in to see their launch to space at 5:57pm. AUE Time EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 24 aboard a Soyuz spacecraft!

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