Al-Neyadi embarks on Arab world’s first spacewalk

- Technology - April 28, 2023

Riyadh: UAE astronaut, Sultan Al-Neyadi, is making history on Friday as he becomes the first Arab astronaut to perform a spacewalk. The spacewalk 408km above the earth’s surface makes him the highest-flying Arab national in history. Al-Neyadi, 41, ventured outside the International Space Station with astronaut Stephen Bowen for six-and-a-half hours.