The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has revealed the return schedule of Emirati astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi after conducting the longest Arab space mission in history.
AlNeyadi and his Crew-6 mates will begin their journey back to Earth at 5:05 pm on Saturday, September 2 with the live coverage of the undocking procedure starting from 3:00 pm.
They are scheduled to splashdown off the coast of Florida no earlier than 8:58 am on Sunday, September 3 with the live stream from 8:30 am.
AlNeyadi has completed over 1,000 working hours aboard the International Space Station (ISS) where he arrived on March 3.
The return journey can be watched on the MBRSC's official website.
3 days left for the conclusion of the longest Arab space mission in history, during which astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi completed over 1,000 working hours aboard the International Space Station.#SafeReturnSultan#ZayedAmbition pic.twitter.com/rXEpIgPFQ0— MBR Space Centre (@MBRSpaceCentre) August 31, 2023
We began the mission as crewmates, but now we're brothers.🤍— Sultan AlNeyadi (@Astro_Alneyadi) August 31, 2023
Over the last 6 months, I gained a new family - with whom I shared expertise, traditions, and cultures, and experienced beautiful and challenging moments while creating unforgettable memories together. pic.twitter.com/Y31GcfIvtr