Month: October 2015

KLESF 2015

  Bring your kids down to the Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre for this weekend’s Kuala Lumpur Engineering and Science Fair (‪#‎KLESF2015‬) for a great and fun time. They will get to try out many of the fun and exciting activities available there. I gave a talk to the crowd there today on the importance of teaching kids science using the STEM approach and later on took time to engage them at the Astronautic …

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Rocketry in Seremban

30th October 2015: We were down in Dewan Majlis Perbandaran Seremban today for the 8th Anniversary celebrations of Malaysia’s manned spaceflight mission. We demonstrated to the audience on how to build a simple rocket by using everyday tools and materials you can find in your kitchen. For the grand hurrah, we launched a rocket into the southern skies and retrieved the rocket when it landed safely onto the Seremban town field. The objective of the …

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Sim Visit to AACE

29th October 2015: We conducted our second simulator centre visit this year to the facilities located at the Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence – AACE to the delight of 40 kids from Sekolah Kebangsaan Leftenan Adnan, Kajang. They also got a tour of the engine room and several safety training rooms. The kids were thrilled as everyone got a chance to manually fly their state of the art A320 flight simulator which included full motion …

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Space Race Rocketry Workshop

18th October 2015: We conducted 3 rocketry workshops for 70 kids from orphanges from Kuala Selangor, Sungai Buloh, Bukit Beruntung and Seri Kembangan to mark the launch of next year’s Space Race an event organised by Moteevasi and officiated by our angkasawan Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor. We’re looking for the next Malaysian to blast off into space. Everyone had a good time and I would like to thank my team and new mentors Emma Zulaiha …

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