Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Status: Retired
1/1/1959 –
Nationality: Afghan
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Abdul Ahad Mohmand (Pashto: عبدالاحد مومند‎; born January 1, 1959) is a former Afghan Air Force aviator who became the first Afghan citizen and fourth Muslim to journey to outer space. He became one of Soyuz TM-6 crew members and spent nine days aboard the Mir space station in 1988 as an Intercosmos Research Cosmonaut.

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