Celebrating the Beginning of the Space Era for Humankind

On International Day of Human Space Flight, we reflect on the unifying opportunities travelling to space can have for those of us on Earth. Many astronauts and space travellers have sensed a profound sense of interconnectedness with their fellow humans, and an awareness of the fragility of the planet we call home…

Sultan Bin Salaman al-Suad also holds the record for being the youngest person to fly on the Space Shuttle, at the age of 28. Later, he assisted in establishing the Association of Space Explorers, an international organisation comprising all astronauts and cosmonauts who have been in space.