|Biographical detail : ||One of the astronauts of planet earth.
A former Royal Saudi Air Force pilot Sultan bin Salman bin Abdel-Aziz Al Saud flew, from 17 to 24 June 1985, aboard the STS-51-G Discovery Space Shuttle mission as one of a seven-member international crew.
Prince Sultan currently heads the Saudi Commission of Tourism and Antiquities. He still flies gliders over Taif.
Born and educated in Riyadh Prince Salman bin Abdel-Aziz earned a master's in Social and Political Science at Syracuse University in the USA. He is a certified civil pilot (FAA, USA-1978) and a fighter pilot Royal Saudi Air Force.