Nora Al Matrooshi

Emirati astronaut

Nora Al Matrooshi (Arabic: نورا المطروشي; born 1993) is an Emirati engineer and astronaut.

Nora Al Matrooshi in 2020
Nora Al Matrooshi in 2021


  • The main factors that have paved the way for (United Arab Emirate's) progress (in space achievements) in such a short period of time is how the country's resources are being used to develop the people's skills and abilities. The drive that this country's leaders have planted in their people has pushed them to dream big and work hard in every sector, including space. An example of that is that the UAE's Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, which was established in 2006. Since then, there have been a variety of space programs.
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