Weather of Arabia - After the success of their mission in space, the Saudi astronauts, Rayana Barnawi and Ali Al-Qarni, arrived on Earth, on Wednesday, at the end of a research mission aboard the International Space Station, which lasted for 10 days, after the "Dragon" vehicle carrying them separated from the International Space Station. Where the "Dragon" penetrated the terrestrial airspace, today, Wednesday, and landed on the eastern coast of the US state of Florida
The Saudi Space Authority welcomed the return of Rayana Bernawi and Ali Al-Qarni, saying: "A land is proud of you, and a people is proud of you. Our heroic astronauts return to Earth after the success of their scientific mission at the International Space Station," in a tweet on the microblogging site "Twitter".
For its part, "NASA" congratulated the pioneers on the success of the mission, and said in a tweet on "Twitter": "Congratulations on the wonderful mission."
Rayana Barnawi and Ali Al-Qarni are the first two astronauts from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ever to go up to space on a private vehicle. Rayana Barnawi, 34, is a biomedical scientist in the field of cancer stem cell research, while Ali Al-Qarni, who is 31 years old He is a fighter pilot in the Royal Saudi Air Force.
#Video_SPA | The arrival of #Riana_Barnawi and #Ali_Al-Qarni to Earth, coming from the International Space Station; After conducting 14 scientific and research experiments.
- SPA General (@SPAregions) May 31, 2023
Rayana Bernawi and Ali Al-Qarni's stay at the International Space Station coincided with the presence of the Emirati Sultan Al Neyadi, a member of the (Mission 69) crew, which is the first time that there are three Arab astronauts on board the station together.
Conducting medical examinations for the two Saudi astronauts
In the details, the two astronauts appeared waving their hands after leaving the Dragon space capsule, and it was found that they are in good health, and some medical examinations will be performed for them after their arrival in the US state of Florida aboard the recovery ship.
It is noteworthy that Rayana Barnawi and her colleague Ali Al-Qarni, the first Saudi astronauts, set off to the International Space Station, and their journey began aboard the “Dragon Crew” vehicle of SpaceX on May 21.
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