Sultan Al Neyadi to call hometown Al Ain on 42nd birthday

File picture

Emirati astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi will mark his 42nd Birthday by calling his hometown Al Ain in the next edition of 'A Call from Space'.

Organised by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, the fourth installment of the live call series will take place at The Great Hall in UAEU at 2:00 pm on May 23. 

As part of the event, the public will have the opportunity to interact live with Al Neyadi from his current home on the International Space Station (ISS).

Earlier this week Al Neyadi shared a photo of Abu Dhabi, taken aboard the ISS. 

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Business Breakfast

    6:00am - 10:00am

    The Business Breakfast is the day’s must listen for the UAE’s business leaders, and those who aspire to be.

  • The Agenda

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Broadcasting every weekday, Georgia Tolley goes beyond the headlines to speak to government ministers, decision makers, analysts and local experts to find out how the news will impact those of us living in the UAE.


On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.