Sultan Al Neyadi sets historic milestone as he completes longest space mission in Arab history

Sultan Al Neyadi.

Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi succeeded in attaining qualitative and historic achievements, which consolidated the UAE’s regional and world place as the primary Arab nation to finish the longest house mission within the historical past of the Arabs, which lasted for six months on the Worldwide House Station (ISS), and included conducting pioneering scientific experiments that contribute to serving humanity and the scientific group.

Al Neyadi turned the primary Arab astronaut to finish a spacewalk mission exterior the ISS, as a part of the 69th mission final April, which lasted about 7 hours, to hold out a number of fundamental duties resembling upkeep, along with finishing the preparatory collection for putting in quite a lot of photo voltaic panels on the station.

This success consolidated the UAE’s world management within the house sector, because the nation ranked tenth globally in spacewalking missions exterior the ISS, which displays the efforts of the Mohammed bin Rashid House Middle (MBRSC) to proceed house exploration. This historic achievement can also be added to the document of the Arab world’s contributions to outer house exploration.

After Al Neyadi accomplished about 4,000 hours of labor in house, the Emirati astronaut contributed to the event of scientific and technological development within the UAE, by conducting about 200 scientific experiments in numerous fields that took about 585 hours.

The Emirati astronaut achieved success in scientific experiments in cooperation with 25 native and worldwide universities and 10 worldwide house businesses, as he carried out about 19 analysis experiments in cooperation with NASA, the European House Company, the Canadian House Company, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Company (JAXA), and the Nationwide Middle for House Research in France.

This cooperation contributed to the completion of the Lumina experiment, the first-of-its-kind to review the levels of house radiation on the ISS, along with getting ready scientific medical research that embody finding out the cardiovascular system and finding out the causes of ailments in house.

Al Neyadi journey contributed to enriching society’s data of the house sector and its fields by means of the “A Name from House” collection, which attracted greater than 10,000 individuals, along with organising about 12 visible communications with the general public and seven wi-fi communications from the MBRSC.

The mission launched by the MBRSC as a part of the UAE Astronaut Programme on third March to the ISS is the primary long-term mission for Arab astronauts in historical past, as AlNeyadi arrived on the station aboard the SpaceX Dragon Endeavour, accompanied by the Crew-6 mission group.

 It’s noteworthy that the UAE Astronaut Programme, which is managed by the MBRSC, is likely one of the initiatives funded by the ICT Fund, affiliated with the Telecommunications and Digital Authorities Regulatory Authority, which goals to assist analysis and improvement within the ICT sector.



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