8th August 2017, PETROSAINS KLCC, Kuala Lumpur – Captain Faiz Kamaludin has always believed that the selection process for Malaysia’s national astronaut programme is an important piece of the nation’s history. As he shares the stories of “Astronaut Corps of Malaysia”, he shares a journey that will be beneficial to the later generation. This is history told and preserved for the children of tomorrow.
Ten years ago, Malaysia sent an astronaut into space. Over 11,000 people applied for the honour to be the first Malaysian in space. This book is about the selection process of Malaysia’s national astronaut programme.
This narrative explains the selection process of the astronaut programme from the perspective of the astronaut candidates. It shows how their journeys unfold, bringing joy and disappointment felt by the candidates. It also drives home the message that one should give their all out best to attain their ambition.
An interesting piece of Malaysian history that people are not aware of, the story of “Astronaut Corps of Malaysia” inspires readers who are thinking of going to space and becoming an astronaut.
“Astronaut Corps of Malaysia”
By Captain Faiz Kamaludin
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 128 pages | ISBN 9781482882735
E-Book | 128 pages | ISBN 9781482882728
Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google, Apple and Kobo.