- The first Arab female astronaut to go into space has reached the International Space Station (ISS).
- Rayyana Barnawi, a breast cancer researcher from Saudi Arabia, was joined on the mission on May 21 by fellow Saudi Ali al-Qarni, a fighter pilot.
- The pair are the first Saudi astronauts to travel in space in decades.
- He lifted off aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, southern United States, at 5:37 pm local time (21:37 GMT).
- The pair are the first to ride a rocket from their country since a Saudi prince traveled aboard the space shuttle Discovery in 1985.
Qns : Who is the first Arab female astronaut to go into space?
(A) Rayyana Barnawi
(B) Anousheh Ansari
(C) Sara Sabry
(D) Marsha Ivins
Ans : (A) Rayyana Barnawi