A THROWBACK Video Shows A Proud King Salman Lauding His Son Prince Sultan On His First Space Trip

A father's pride knows no bounds.

Saudi Nasa Going To Space Prince Sultan

His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Salman, a former Royal Saudi Air Force pilot, The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques King Salman's son and the first Arab man to go out into space has created a legend for himself in space.

People who lived to see the exciting moment in history, when the Prince flew aboard the STS-51-G Space Shuttle mission with NASA back in '85 can still probs remember just how glorious a moment it was.

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This footage of King Salman's greeting his son through the phone has made rounds online

Totally adorable.

Prince Sultan has also recently been appointed as head of the Saudi Space Commission

The newly-formed space agency is a great initiative by King Salman to further empower and create a space for the Kingdom's budding aerospace fanatics and prospective employees.

It was announced just two days ago that, Prince Sultan, the first Arab and Muslim to ever go out into space has now been appointed to lead the organisation.

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