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Sultan bin Salman Al Saud

Sultan bin Salman Al Saud

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 06/27/1956
  • First Flight: 06/17/1985
  • Last Flight: 06/17/1985


Sultan bin Salman Al Saud, a Saudi astronaut affiliated with the non-astronaut passenger agency Space Research Institute of Saudi Arabia, embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (born 27 June 1956) is a former Royal Saudi Air Force pilot who flew aboard the American STS-51-G Space Shuttle mission as a payload specialist, and a member of the House of Saud. He is thus the first member of a royal family to be an astronaut, and the first Arab and Muslim to fly in space.

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