The second Arab to ascend into space... The death of astronaut Muhammad Fares

2024-04-20 2024-04-20T14:44:12Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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Weather of Arabia - Syrian astronaut Muhammad Fares died on Friday , at the age of 73 , in a hospital in the city of Gaziantep, southern Turkey, after he suffered a health crisis several days ago.

Who is astronaut Mohammed Fares?

Answer: Muhammad Fares was born in 1951 in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where he received his education, graduated from the Military Academy, worked in the Air Force, and served as a military advisor in Syria.

In 1987, Muhammad Fares made a joint space flight with the Soviet Union, making him the first Syrian pilot and the second Arab pilot to ascend into space, after Saudi astronaut Sultan bin Salman.

In a previous press interview, Fares indicated that when he returned from space, there was talk that the Syrians would teach their children that “Papa Mama Muhammad Fares” had ascended into space, and he remembered that many children who were born in the same year were given the name “Muhammad Fares.” .

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Sources:

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