Emirati astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi to return to Earth on Saturday

LONDON: Emirati astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi will begin his return to Earth from the International Space Station on Saturday evening at 5:05 p.m. UAE time, the Emirates’ space center confirmed on Friday.

AlNeyadi, the first Arab astronaut deployed on a long-term space mission and the first to complete a spacewalk, will make the journey home after spending six months aboard the ISS.