Biographies of International Astronauts

Al-Bassam

Abdulmohsen Hamad

Saudi Arabia

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Personal data

Birthdate:  12.12.1948
Birthplace:  Onayzah
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.04.1985
Selection group:  Saudi-Arabia
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 24.06.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-51G  PSP

Additional information

Graduated from King Faisal Air Academy in Riyadh (Bachelor of science in air science); pilot of airforce; was backup for STS-51G; later Airforce attache at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London, United Kingdom.

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