Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Abdul Ahad Mohmand

Name Abdul Ahad Mohmand
Profession Astronaut
Date of Birth 1959-01-01
Place of Birth Afghanistan
Death Date
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Abdul Ahad Mohmand

The first Afghan and fourth Muslim to go into outer space, he spent 9 days on board the Mir Space Station.

Early Life of Abdul Ahad Mohmand

He graduated from the Polytechnical University of Kabul and later trained as a pilot and astronaut in the Soviet Union.


He is a retired Afghan Air Force aviator.

Family Life

His mother was so concerned while he was in space, the Afghan president arranged a video/audio conference between the two in the president’s office.

Associated With

He and Neil Armstrong have flown in space.

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