Known for its man-made palm islands and having the world’s tallest building, Dubai was possibly one of the most visibly affected cities of the 2008-09 global recession. Not only did it witness an exodus of expatriate workers, but a number of major construction projects were also put on hold, leaving a landscape littered with half-completed structures.
Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's historic space flight on the Discovery shuttle in 1985 marked many firsts for the shuttle program. He was the first Arab, Muslim, and member of royalty to travel into space.
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