Month: January 2009

Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor in Gaza

HE may have flown among the stars but Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha’s heart is still very much in the operating theatre. Malaysia’s first astronaut joined the Malaysian Mosques Youth Assembly on their mercy mission to Gaza, hoping to contribute his expertise as an orthopaedic surgeon. Although he only managed to spend one day in the Al-Shifa hospital operating theatre — the two other days being taken up getting clearance to treat patients …

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Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor di Gaza

Pengalaman di Gaza Selepas melihat kesengsaraan dan kematian yang berlaku di bumi Palestin akibat serangan tentera Israel , saya mengambil keputusan untuk mengambil tindakan secara drastik . Saya tidak boleh duduk berdiam diri sahaja melihat kekejaman tentera Israel melalui kaca televisyen . Alhamdullillah pada 19hb Januari 2009 , saya menyahut “panggilan” untuk berlepas ke Gaza melalui Bandar Kaherah bersama kumpulan NGO Pemuda Masjid untuk menghulurkan apa jua bantuan yang terdaya . Saya pergi ke Gaza …

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Angkasawan cleared of wrongdoing

PUTRAJAYA, Mon 19th January 2009: National Astronaut Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh may continue being under the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry’s payroll but he will have to subscribe to a more stringent contract. Minister Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili said probes into allegations that Dr Sheikh Muszaphar had been charging exorbitantly for motivational talks had been completed and that the orthopedic surgeon-turned-astronaut was given a show-cause letter, which he replied to. “Except for a …

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Angkasawan hopes to form Islamic Space Agency

KUALA LUMPUR: Angkasawan Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor said yesterday his mission this year was to gather all the nine Muslim astronauts worldwide to form an Islamic Space Agency. He said he had met Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Sultan Salman to discuss how to form the agency when he performed the haj last year. Prince Sultan is a retired officer in the Royal Saudi Air Force and a former astronaut. He is the grandson of …

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Sukarelawan Angkasawan Dipanggil

KUALA LUMPUR: Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi (Mosti) akan memanggil semula sukarelawan yang pernah disenarai pendek ketika sesi pemilihan angkasawan negara bagi membolehkan mereka turut terbabit membantu pelaksanaan Program Angkasawan yang dikemas kini. Timbalan Menterinya, Fadilah Yusof, berkata panel khas sudah dilantik Mosti bagi meneliti maklumat serta kredibiliti sukarelawan terbabit dalam pelaksanaan program terkini, malah angkasawan negara Datuk Dr Sheikh Muzaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha dan Mejar Dr Faiz Khaleed akan turut dipanggil bagi membincangkan potensi …

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