Sultan Al Neyadi returns to Earth after the longest space mission in Arab history

2023-09-04 2023-09-04T07:27:34Z
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ArabiaWeather - After spending 6 months in space and carrying out more than 200 scientific experiments to study the changes that affect astronauts, Sultan Al Neyadi completes the longest space mission in Arab history and returns to Earth with the SpaceX Crew 6 crew. Al Neyadi’s journey began in March. /March 2023

Sultan Al Neyadi's last words on the International Space Station

Watch the live broadcast of Sultan Al Neyadi’s return journey from space here

What scientific experiments did Sultan Al Neyadi conduct in space?

  • The effect of microgravity on the functions of the heart and respiratory system.
  • Participation in the study of pathogens in space.
  • Producing food crops in space.
  • The effect of the microgravity environment on the sleep patterns of astronauts.
  • Experiment with the production of antibody protein crystals.

The longest space mission in Arab history

Sultan Al Neyadi's journey in space lasted 6 months, from March 2023 until September 2023, which allowed him to conduct more experiments and scientific activities that led to a qualitative shift in space missions in the Emirates and Arab countries.

How many times has the UAE flag reached space?

Answer : The Emirati flag reached space twice in 4 years, as Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansouri carried the Emirati flag to the International Space Station for the first time in 2019, to be followed by Sultan Al Neyadi in 2023.

How many scientific experiments were carried out on Sultan Al Neyadi’s journey?

Answer : More than 200 scientific experiments and technical demonstrations were conducted by the SpaceX Crew 6 astronauts, of which Sultan Al Neyadi conducted 19 experiments.

Is Sultan Al Neyadi the first Arab astronaut to reach the International Space Station?

Answer : Sultan Al Neyadi is considered the second Emirati astronaut to reach the International Space Station, but the first Arab astronaut to reach the International Space Station is Emirati pioneer Hazza Al Mansouri in 2019, and the UAE has thus become the first Arab country to send astronauts on two missions to the International Space Station. .

What will happen after Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi returns to Earth?

Astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi will undergo medical observation after his return to Earth for a period of 45 days to ensure his safety and compare his condition before and after the space mission. The results of the experiments in which Sultan Al Neyadi participated will be announced during the year 2024.


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