Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Nationality Afghan

Date Of Birth 1959-01-01

Status Retired

Type Government

Astronaut Biography

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.

Abdul Ahad Mohmand's Launches

Soyuz-U2 | Soyuz TM-6

Soviet Space Program
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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