Prince Sultan bin Salman Awarded Space Explorers’ Medal

Saudi Press Agency (SPA)17.09.2014 North America
Prince Sultan bin Salman Awarded Space Explorers’ Medal

Prince Sultan bin Salman Awarded Space Explorers’ Medal

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The Association of Space Explorers has awarded Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, the Prize of Space Explorers and Medal of the Association in recognition of his efforts exerted in the field of space and service of the Association's objectives, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

This came during the 27th Conference of the Association, which was held in the Chinese capital of Beijing from 10-15 September 2014.

Prince Sultan is the first one of Astronauts to receive this medal outside Members of the United States of America and Russia, and the Prince is a founding member of the Association of Space Explorers established in 1985 with a membership of more than 350 astronauts from 35 countries.

It is noteworthy that the Kingdom hosted, under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Association's 25th Conference in Riyadh in 2012, and it also hosted the Association's 5th Conference in Riyadh in 1989.

Source: SPA

 
 



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