Sultan bin Salman Al Saud

Full name: 
Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Arabic name: 
سلطان بن سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود
Date of birth: 
27 Jun, 1956

Sultan bin Salman is a former Royal Saudi Air Force pilot who flew aboard the STS-51-G Space Shuttle mission as a payload specialist, and a member of the House of Saud. He is thus the first astronaut of royal blood, and the first Arab and Muslim to fly in outer space.