- Nov 1, 2016
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Meanwhile in ... the Solomon Islands, there’s talk of crocodile tourism
The United Arab Emirates, there’s a lot of excitement about space. The Middle Eastern nation has just selected its first two astronauts – Hazza al-Mansouri and Sultan al-Neyadi – to go on a mission to the International Space Station. According to France24, the UAE is one of a handful of states in the Middle East to have sent a person into space and seems to be looking to make good on its pledge to become a global leader in space exploration.