Monday, October 22, 2007

Welcome back to earth Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, First Malaysian astronaut

FIRST Malaysian astronaut Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor touched down safely with Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and Flight Engineer Oleg Kotov, aboard the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft. They undocked from the station around 3:14 a.m. EDT and landed in the steppes of Kazakhstan at 6:36 a.m.

After confirming Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft safely landing, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was thankfull to God and said “The successful of this mission to all Malaysian, we create a new history page. Malaysia had gone to space” with the media.

The celebration of first Malaysian astronaut was held in MCC by put Program Angkasawan Negara logo in MCC watch by Roscosmos chair men Anatoli Ferminov. Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor will be in Russia around two weeks for quarantine before going back to Malaysia.

First Picture:
Saying goodbye to others members before going back to earth.

Second Picture:
Going inside the Soyuz TMA-10 spacecraft

Third Picture:
Save landing..Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor show HI to the crew.

Kaitor said: I was really hope this is not the first and last Malaysian astronaut but more and more Malaysian will going to space... one day we will have our spacecraft, hopefully.


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