Month: October 2010

Our book ‘Aspirasi Angkasawan’ is No.7 on MPH Best sellers list for week ending 24th October 2010

MPH Non-fiction best sellers list (local) for week ending 24th October 2010:1. Bila Allah Menduga Kita Author : Syed Alwi Alatas2. Di Mana Dia Di Hatiku? Author : Pahrol Mohd Juoi3. Jadi ‘Cool + Positif: Psikologi Suka-Suka (Kompilasi Ruangan Psikologi Majalah Remaja)4. Indahnya Amalan Doa Author : Dato Ismail Kamus5. Location, Timing & Branding Author : Ho Chin Soon6. Rojak: Bite-Sized Stories Author : Amir Muhammad7. Aspirasi Angkasawan: Catatan Pengalaman calon Angkasawan Negara Author : …

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Inspiring the young to know more about space

KUCHING: The younger generation needs more exposure to the field of space exploration so that they could understand the subject better, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) vice-chancellor Prof Dr Khairuddin Hamid said yesterday. SHARING: Owen (left) relating his experience to the crowd. Also seen are Mario (second right) and Richard. He said although there was a booming interest in the field since Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor became the country’s first astronaut in 2007, he was …

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Malaysia On Right Track In Developing Aerospace Sector

MELAKA, Oct 8 (Bernama) — Malaysia is on the right track in developing the aerospace sector by organising various programmes, hence placing itself at par with other developing countries which have the same mission. Former astronaut from Russia, Alexander Ivanchenkov, 60, regards the cooperation between the Malaysian and Russian governments in sending Malaysia’s first astronaut Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor into space in October 2007 as apt in developing the field. “Malaysia needs more such …

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23rd ASE Planetary Congress officially launched in KL

The 23rd Planetary Congress for the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) was successfully launched in Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur this morning. Dato’ Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Malaysia’s first angkasawan is playing host to this year’s congress with the theme of One Planet, One Hope, One Future. The event was kicked off by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education, Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah followed by the first technical session on human exploration titled perspectives …

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Campus Space Walk: Association of Space Explorers XXIII Planetary Congress Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2010

A group of astronauts will conduct presentations for students in selected educational institutions nationwide in conjunction with the 23rd Planetary Congress for the Association of Space Explorers. The sessions will begin from 10am to 1230pm respectively in each campus. Participating universities: National University of Malaysia (UKM)Astronauts: Dato’ Sheikh Muszaphar (Malaysia), Alexei Leonov (Russia), Yang Liwei (China), Sultan Al Saud (Saudi Arabia), Soyeon Yi (Korea) Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM)Astronauts: Leroy Chiao (USA), Fei Junlong (China), …

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