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.
Affad is a reporter for Illume Magazine. He worked as a civil rights advocate six years and was actively involved in social justices causes in California.
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