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Association members at the Exhibition Hall (From Left: Haizam, Faiz, Patihe, Bostami, Fadzli, Hozay, Norhisham & Harridon) 10th October 2008, Planetarium Negara- A year ago we embarked on our historic journey to space. To commemorate the event, ANGKASA launched an awareness campaign to run from the 10th to 21st October 2008, the exact duration we were in space last year. Exhibition Hall is now open! Dr. Mustafa & Mej Dr. Faiz Khaleed Due to the Read More
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The Chinese astronaut Zhai Zhigang made the nation’s first spacewalk on Saturday,floating outside the Shenzhou VII spacecraft for 18 minutes as it orbited the earth. BEIJING — A Chinese astronaut orbiting the earth lifted himself out of the Shenzhou VII spacecraft Saturday afternoon and performed the nation’s first spacewalk, another milestone in China’s space program. Zhai Zhigang, 42, pulled himself out of the orbital module about 4:40 p.m. Beijing time, latched himself to a handrail Read More
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Russian cosmonaut Yuri Lonchakov (C), US astronaut Michael Fincke (R) and his compatriot, space tourist Richard Garriott STAR CITY, Russia (AFP) — US multi-millionaire businessman and space tourist in training Richard Garriott said Tuesday it was his lifelong dream to go into orbit, following in the footsteps of his astronaut father. “Every youngster in the world” wants to fly into space, Garriott said at the Star City cosmonaut training centre near Moscow, where he is Read More
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KUANTAN: The country’s space programme should focus on education and ensure sound basic knowledge in mathematics and science subjects at the earliest age possible, Angkasawan Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor said. He added that there was more to the space programme than just sending people into space. “It is about how to get the technology, acquiring the knowledge and fuelling the interest and imagination of the young. “It is about moulding a strong grassroots who Read More
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2nd & 3rd September 2008. Agensi Angkasa Negara (ANGKASA) organized a workshop on Microgravity Sciences held at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre (PICC). The event was officiated by Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Dr Maximus Ongkili. Prof. Datuk Dr. Mazlan delivered the key note address titled ‘Highlighting the Achievement of Science Microgravity Programme’. She explained about the procedures and challenges ANGKASA encountered during the Angkasawan programme. The experiences learned on our space experiments were Read More
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Bersama Mejar Dr. Faiz Khaleed di PICC Bengkel Sains Mikrograviti 2 – 3 September 2008 Pusat Konvensyen Antarabangsa Putrajaya Putrajaya, 1 September 2008- Y.B. Datuk Dr Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Menteri Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi Malaysia (MOSTI) akan merasmikan Bengkel Sains Mikrograviti pada 2 September 2008 di Pusat Konvensyen Antarabangsa Putrajaya (PICC) anjuran Agensi Angkasa Negara (ANGKASA) dengan kerjasama Bahagian Bioteknologi Kebangsaan (BIOTEK). Bengkel Sains Mikrograviti akan berlangsung selama dua hari iaitu pada 2-3 September 2008 Read More
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3,2,1…Blast off!!! 25th & 26th August 2008 – The National water rocket competition was held in Universiti Malaya’s Varsiti field. 30 teams from secondary schools across the country qualified for the finals. This was its 6th annual event organized by ANGKASA, Ministry of Education and Universiti Malaya. The programme ran from 9am to 4pm and was opened to the general public. Parachute category The competition was divided into two categories; target and parachute. For the Read More
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On stage with my presentation Thursday 21st August 2008 – It was a wet morning with an early downpour in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. I drove bumper to bumper to our National Library on Jalan Tun Razak. Students from SMK Bandar Baru Sentul, SMK Jalan Padang Tembak and SMK Wangsa Maju Seksyen 2 were already seated in the auditorium. The students have attended 3 days of a Cyber Camp sponsored by ExxonMobil. This morning Read More
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18August

Grand Finale

Devina David in SM Majakir, Papar, Sabah Sunday 17th August 2008 – We travelled south early in the morning to Papar about 50 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu. Our destination was Sekolah Menengah Majakir, Papar, Sabah. Students from 15 schools within the vicinity were gathered in the school hall. We were welcomed by students bearing ‘bunga mangga’ and ushered us to the hall. We were followed in by a group of boys beating the kompangs. Read More
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