|Birth Day||January 1, 1959|
|Age||61 YEARS OLD|
The first Afghan and fourth Muslim to go into outer space, he spent 9 days on board the Mir Space Station.
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.
He and Neil Armstrong have flown in space.