Emirati astronaut Sultan AlNeyadi has shared just how tough it was to adapt to weightiness as well as gravity on returning to Earth after his six-month goal aboard the International Spaceport Station (ISS).

Feeling gravity was so extreme that he found it testing to even hold a bottle of water.

Attending to a media briefing on Tuesday, AlNeyadi claimed: “Every little thing really felt hefty. I was the last one to egress the pill. I really did not realize that I was off straps till the recovery teams began to draw me. It was only my weight pushing me towards the seat.”

He recalled being provided a container of water. “It felt really hefty … I didn’t drink it since I didn’t intend to relocate a great deal.”

Yet regardless of the first pain, he marveled at exactly how swiftly his body started to recuperate.

” It’s amazing how promptly one can get better. It’s by the hr. You start relocating your arms, then you stand and relocate your legs. It’s incredible how rapidly you start recouping … It’s challenging, you could have some difficulty walking, you could have nausea.”

Nonetheless, despite all the problems, AlNeyadi awaits the next goal.

“I am humbled by this experience (of mosting likely to area) … I often obtain asked if I want to go to room once again. As well as I state, I ‘d absolutely want to go.”

AlNeyadi likewise emphasized the value of the healing groups, flight doctors, as well as rehab centers in helping astronauts return to normality quickly.

“Individuals could see 4 astronauts mosting likely to room, but honestly, this is not possible without the support of family and friends, the ground teams that consist of hundreds of people working tirelessly to make this feasible. Throughout the 6 months, we might work in the morning and then go to sleep, however there are people working all the time to make this possible as well as to facilitate all the scientific research.”
He stressed that the UAE’s room program is “constant” which the goal continues.
“My mission is an extension of the room program that began with my associate Hazza AL Mansouri … We have astronauts under training that will end up following year.”

Last Updated: 13 September 2023