Saudi astronaut shows how sparkling Masjid al-Haram looks from space

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Saudi Arabias first female astronaut Rayyanah Barnawi (left) and a still from her video showing Masjid al-Haram in Makkah from space. — Twitter/Astro_Rayyanah
Saudi Arabia’s first feminine astronaut Rayyanah Barnawi (left) and a nonetheless from her video exhibiting Masjid al-Haram in Makkah from area. — Twitter/Astro_Rayyanah

After venturing into the area on a personal mission organised by Axiom Area, Saudi Arabia’s first feminine astronaut, Rayyanah Barnawi, has been sharing her expertise on Twitter.

Barnawi is without doubt one of the two Saudi astronauts who set foot on the journey to the Worldwide Area Station (ISS) from their flight launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

This second-ever personal mission to the ISS marks a major milestone in area exploration. Barnawi, a breast most cancers researcher, turned the primary Saudi lady to enterprise into area, accompanied by fellow Saudi astronaut Ali Al-Qarni, a fighter pilot.

Throughout her time within the area, Barnawai is seen actively sharing movies for all who’re following her unprecedented journey. She is usually seen in a bunch video with fellow astronauts in area and different instances exhibiting off her grandma’s earrings contained in the area station.

In her newest video shared on Twitter, Barnawi has posted a video of a glowing Masjid al-Haram in Makkah, proper from the area.

In her video shot miles away from Earth, the Grand Mosque is seen shinning vibrant with the town’s look resembling glittering veins captured from the area.

Taking to her Twitter, the astronaut wrote: “After I completed my experiments for at the moment, we occurred to cross over Makkah Al-Mukarramah.”

“Mild upon mild,” she added in her tweet.

Within the video, the younger astronaut could be heard saying that the entire kingdom is shining.

“Look, I am attempting to indicate you. Right here you possibly can see Makkah,” she says, zooming the digicam in direction of the twinkling spot from area.

“That is the Holy Mosque. Look how vibrant Makkah is. We already handed Madinah. Reward be to Allah,” she says within the video.

The Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2) crew launched into their journey aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, lifting off from the Kennedy Area Heart at Cape Canaveral earlier this month.

Alongside Barnawi and Al-Qarni, the crew consists of Peggy Whitson, a former NASA astronaut who’s making her fourth flight to the ISS, and John Shoffner, a businessman from Tennessee serving because the pilot.

Throughout a press convention, Barnawi expressed her immense pleasure and honour at being the primary Saudi lady astronaut. She spoke of her pleasure in regards to the analysis she is going to conduct in area and her eagerness to share her experiences with kids.