Rocktery Workshop bound for Lift-Off!!!

Great news…The Astronautical Association of Malaysia has been awarded a grant from 1Malaysia Development Berhad through the Dana Belia 1Malaysia youth development programme to conduct rocketry workshops throughout Malaysia as an effort to promote aerospace science to schoolchildren between the ages of 9 to 14. Look out for us…we might be coming to a school near you..

And just like that…It blasted off into space!!!

This morning the sky was clear and temperature perfectly nice and warm. Let’s just say something felt right about today when a huge Kennedy Space Center (KSC) bus arrived in our hotel. The journey took a while before entering KSC in Cape Canaveral and we proceeded towards our final destination the OSB II Building just opposite the Vehicle Assembly Building painted with a huge NASA logo and an American flag. Inside OSB II Dr. Sheikh …

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Space shuttle Atlantis gears up for final launch

The space shuttle Atlantis blasts off Friday on the last mission of its 25-year career, taking astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) one last time before becoming a museum piece. The 32nd and final voyage for Atlantis, which first launched in 1985, will take six astronauts to the orbiting space research facility, delivering an integrated cargo carrier and a Russian-built mini research module. Lift-off is scheduled for 2:20pm (Malaysia 2:20am) from Kennedy Space Center …

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Rocketry Workshop 28th Feb 2010

The Astronautical Association of Malaysia (AAM) is organizing a one day workshop on Rocketry Science. The workshop aims to promote Rocketry Science among students aged 9 to 14 (Adults are welcomed). The workshop would be held on the 28th of February 2010 at AAM’s headquarters in Bangsar where it would be restricted to only 20 students. Fee is RM159 per person and register by calling/sms Faiz 012-2877799 or Harridon 013-3064054 or e-mail or

Rocketry Workshop & Space Camp

The Rocketry Workshop and Space Camp were successfully conducted during the school holidays. The workshop was held in Rebung, Bangsar while the space camp was in Bernam River Airfield about 100kms north of Kuala Lumpur. In the end, as long as the kids had fun and learned new stuff our objectives were achieved. Rocket science and astronomy are new subjects for them and I’m glad we are helping them develop their interest in them. Until …

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VenueRestoran Rebung Chef Ismail,No. 4-2, Lorong Maarof,Bangsar Park,59000 Kuala Lumpur. SynopsisThe Astronautical Association ofMalaysia (AAM) is organizing a one dayworkshop on Rocketry Science. Theworkshop aims to promote Rocketry Scienceamong students aged 9 till 12. The workshopis divided into 3 sessions. In the first sessionthe students would learn to produce SolidFuel which would fuel the rocket. For the second session, the students aretaught on how to develop a software tomeasure the thrust of the rocket.Finally in …


Water Rocket Competition

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 …

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