Tuesday, October 16, 2007

First Malaysian Astronaut In Space

The former Prime Minister of Malaysia announced launching of Malaysia Astronaut into space, Malaysia's joining programme with Russia. This is under agreement between Malaysia-Russia, by purchasing deal of Sukhoi SU-30MKM fighter jets. The agreement is about of training of two Malaysian Angkasawan and then send one of them to International Space Station (ISS). Dr Sheikh Muzaffar was the one that been choose to become first Malaysian astronaut in outer space. He's do scientific experiments of cancer cells, bacterias, protein crystallization and a few more collaborating with the European Space Agency experiments'.
The official website of ANGKASA, http://www.angkasa.gov.my/welcome.php

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