Here's When Sultan Al Neyadi Will Return Back to Earth

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 09 May 2023
Here's When Sultan Al Neyadi Will Return Back to Earth

Nasa announced on Saturday that UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi and his three companions would return to Earth in late August after spending nearly six months on the International Space Station.

Sultan Al Neyadi, 41, made history by being the first Arab to do a spacewalk and embark on a long-duration space mission.

Dr. Al Neyadi, American astronauts Stephen Bowen and Woody Hoburg, and Russian cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev comprise Crew-6 astronauts. They boarded the orbiting laboratory on March 3.

They did a spacewalk to maintain the external aspects of the structure and carried out more than 200 experiments for scientists on the ground. Additionally, In order to prepare an area of the ISS for a solar array installation that would take place in the summer, he left the ISS with Mr. Bowen for a seven-hour spacewalk.

The US space agency said, "Nasa’s SpaceX Crew-6 members are scheduled to return to Earth in August"

Since his mission's launch, he performed a variety of tasks, including that of a plumber when he fixed the station's toilet. He has also already finished various research assignments, including one that included the examination of human heart tissue.

He also participated in the re-docking of the Dragon spacecraft on Saturday, which had been used to carry him and his colleagues to the ISS.

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