Rocketry

Rocketry in Kulim

12th November 2018. We had a wonderful time today engaging the students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kulim for a session of our advanced rocketry workshop. We taught them about fuselage design and aerodynamics on how to reduce surface friction for their home made rockets. They successfully launched 9 rockets from their school field. We also gave the rest of the school, career talks to inspire them to achieve their goals and ambitions. A special thanks …

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APRSAF23 (2016)

11th to 14th November 2016: We took part as technical observers for the annual Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum for the rocketry and CanSat competition. The Malaysian team were victorious and became champions this year for the rocketry competition. The competition was held at the University of the Philippines Los Banos College, Laguna, Philippines. Kudos to our Malaysian team and they had a heroes welcome last night at KLIA2. Kudos all around…

Charity Workshop for Kids from SK Pulau Aur

We gave a space talk and charity workshop for 12 underprivileged kids from SK Pulau Aur, Mersing during their educational visit to KL today at the Wisma Belia Kuala Lumpur. Some of the kids even brought their parents along. We joked, laughed and had fun. For the finale, we launched a rocket sky-high for the kids before making our way to the Masjid. Thank you to Our Touch Community for organizing the event. Until next …

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Space Talk and Rocketry Session at National Autism Society of Malaysia (NASOM)

We were down in Gombak today and took part in a CSR event organised by the University of Newcastle (Australia) Alumni Malaysia Chapter. The objective of the event was to bring some joy to the kids and parents there. Miss Charlene Anita gave a presentation about nutrition followed by David Wu, who shared his experience on his journey cycling solo to China. I gave a talk about our space programme followed by a quick workshop …

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Kejohanan Roket Kebangsaan 2016

On the 30th of August 2016, ANGKASA organised the national rocketry competition. For the second year running, we continued to train schoolchildren in using solid fuel to launch their rockets. MRSM Tun Dr. Ismail, Pontian, Johor emerged as champions from 19 teams that competed in the solid fuel category. The event was officiated by YB. Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau. We would like to take this opportunity to thank ANGKASA, UM and Planetarium Negara …

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Rocketry in Bali

    28 & 29th November 2015: We were down in Bali for the Asia Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF2015) Water Rocket Competition as technical observers to their annual rocketry challenge organised by the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA). 14 countries from the Asia Pacific region qualified for the finals with Malaysia sending three teams. The participants had to design their rockets according to the stipulated requirements with the team from Thailand beating the rest …

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Rocketry in Penang

15th November 2015: We were in Penang last Sunday to conduct 2 rocketry workshops for participants during the Penang International Science Fair at the SPICE Arena. We taught them how to build their own rockets by using the STEM approach and everyone had fun launching their rockets. We would like to thank MDeC for inviting us to interact with the general public in their effort to promote science.