Education

Google’s 3i Seminar

Google Malaysia is holding a 2-day seminar dubbed ‘3i for ilmu, intergrasi & inovasi’ to promote the STEM learning approach to school teachers. The seminar offers various sessions and workshops on the latest educational technology available. Teachers and educators will be able to network, learn new techniques and understand the different perspectives of local educators, like-minded people from industry and experts in STEM education. I was invited to deliver the keynote address this morning for …

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Project100 with SOLS 24/7

–> In support of Project100 by SOLS 24/7, AstroX donated a total of 100 books for community libraries across Malaysia. An additional 10 more books were given to Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur as part of their programme to promote the English language and the habit of reading. In an upbeat event organised by the school, I gave a talk on the importance of using the English language as a medium to learn …

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WeSpeakCode Workshop with Microsoft

We were down in Microsoft’s futuristic office located at Petronas Tower 3, KL for their #WeSpeakCode programme. We gave a talk about Malaysia’s space programme to 220 participants from 4 different schools around KL. We introduced them to some basic rocketry by letting them work as a team to design and construct their own pop rockets. Everyone had fun by learning to code in the morning followed by our space and coding session in the …

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Launch of Malaysia’s Social Enterprise Blueprint

We’re pleased to announce that the Astronautical Association of Malaysia will be conducting a rocketry workshop for the first national school that will be recruited as part of the national astronautics club programme. We will also be showcasing our products and services as part of Malaysia’s Social Enterprise Blueprint that will be launched by our PM, YAB Dato Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak. We are pleased to inform you that we have …

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IJAAA

We will be launching our very own journal “International Journal of Aerospace, Aviation & Astronautics (IJAAA)”. As such if you would like to publish your paper, kindly submit via e-mail to mfaiz@angkasawan.org.myLook out for the official launch of our journal in conjunction with our new research centre in UniKL MIAT in September 2013. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you.

Lifting interest in science

TECHNOLOGY BOOST: Rocketry workshop makes students consider careers in aerospace by S. ISTA KYRA Captain Mohammed Faiz Kamaludin (left) overseeing a student’s rocket launch  during a rocketry workshop organised at SMK Raja Perempuan in Ipoh.  Pic by Farhan Najib  IPOH:  TWENTY-one  students of SMK Raja Perempuan and one from SK Raja Perempuan  built and launched rockets   after participating in a rocketry workshop by the Astronautical Association of Malaysia (AAM) yesterday. The girls, aged 11 to …

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ISS Contact: National Space Challenge 2011

As part of the annual National Space Challenge organised by the National Space Agency, radio contact with the International Space Station (ISS) was made tonight at 10:46pm. 19 students managed to interact with Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa using ham radio with the assistance of Mr. Sangat Singh and Mr. Sion who were handling the radio equipment located at the National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur. The students asked about microgravity conditions and life in space which was …

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