WATCH: 'Yalla, we are going today,' says Sultan Al Neyadi ahead of lift-off


Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and his Crew-6 team are minutes away from lift-off as they set to embark on a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station.

Space X have confirmed that all systems are looking good and weather conditions are 95 per cent favourable ahead of launch. 

A technical fault discovered just minutes before the original scheduled launch caused the flight to be postponed on Monday. 

What happens if the launch is delayed again? 

In the event that the launch does not proceed as intended, there are alternate launch dates of March 3 and 4.

Assuming a successful lift-off on Thursday, it's expected the team will arrive at the ISS approximately 22 hours following the launch.

Watch the historic moment unfold LIVE here: 

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