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FIRST ASTRONAUT

WHO

Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha

WHEN

23-11-2007

WHERE

PUTRAJAYA

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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, 37, was chosen out of 11,275 applicants to be the first Malaysian man in space on Oct 10, 2007 when the Soyuz TMA-11 capsule, transporting him and two others, blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9.22pm (Malaysian time) for the International Space Station (ISS). Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar completed his 11-day stint in space and returned safely to Earth on Oct 21, 2007, landing in Kazakhstan at 6.37pm Malaysian time.

FIRST ASTRONAUT

WHO

Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha

WHEN

23-11-2007

WHERE

PUTRAJAYA

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, 37, was chosen out of 11,275 applicants to be the first Malaysian man in space on Oct 10, 2007 when the Soyuz TMA-11 capsule, transporting him and two others, blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 9.22pm (Malaysian time) for the International Space Station (ISS). Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar completed his 11-day stint in space and returned safely to Earth on Oct 21, 2007, landing in Kazakhstan at 6.37pm Malaysian time.

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WHO

Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Sheikh Mustapha

WHEN

23-11-2007

WHERE

PUTRAJAYA

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