Month: November 2009

Angkasawan Programme Opened Up A Host Of Opportunities, Says Ongkili

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 23 (Bernama) — Malaysia’s Angkasawan (Space) programme opened up opportunities between Malaysia and international space agencies to conduct microgravity science experiments in the country, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili. He said two agencies offered to share their expertise with Malaysia, namely the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Federal Space Agency of Russia (ROSCOSMOS). “In the Angkasawan programme in 2007, two experiments on the crystallization of …

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Second Mission

AS Malaysia’s first astronaut, Angkasawan Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Al-Masrie Shukor has become a national hero, as well as a poster boy of sorts for the National Space Agency (Angkasa), under the auspices of the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti). His dashing good looks and charming personality have endeared him to the public, and generated much interest in the country’s efforts towards becoming one of the elite group of countries to have made it …

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Sharing Space

Malaysia’s Angkasawan may be settling down, but that won’t diminish his passion for space travel. TWO years after he became the first Malaysian to be sent into space, Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Al-Masrie Shukor is set to embark on an adventure of a different kind. Engaged to Dr Halina Mohd Yunos, his sweetheart of eight years, the Angkasawan will tie the knot next year – and he is looking forward to family life. Lovebirds: Angkasawan …

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Taklimat Angkasa oleh Vanajah di Lawas, Sarawak

Vanajah di atas pentas Simposium “Public Understanding of Science and Technology (PUSAT) 2009” Lawas, Sarawak.24hb & 25hb Oktober 2009: Persatuan Ahli-ahli Sains Malaysia telah menganjurkan PUSAT 2009 di Lawas, Sarawak. Dari segi geografi, Lawas terputus dari sistem jalanraya negeri Sarawak. Ia bersambung dengan Kota Kinablau, Sabah melalui jalan dalaman yang mengambil masa lebih kurang 3 jam dengan menaiki kereta (110 km jaraknya). SMK Merapok, Lawas Vanajah telah menyampaikan taklimatnya di SMK Merapok, Lawas. Para hadirin …

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Space talk by Vanajah in Lawas, Sarawak

Vanajah on stage Symposium on “Public Understanding of Science & Technology (PUSAT) 2009” in Lawas, Sarawak 24th & 25th October 2009: The Malaysian Scientific Association (MSA) organized this year’s PUSAT in Lawas, Sarawak. Lawas, by virtue of its geographical location, is cut off from the rest of Sarawak’s road network. It is however linked by a trunk road to Sabah, which takes approximately 3 hours from Kota Kinabalu (110 kms). SMK Merapok, Lawas Vanajah’s talk …

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