Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor was the first Malaysian astronaut sent into space when he launched to the International Space Station in October 2007.

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor was the first Malaysian astronaut sent into space when he launched to the International Space Station in October 2007.

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor was the first Malaysian astronaut sent into space when he launched to the International Space Station in October 2007. The discoveries from his experiments in space influenced general science & medical research, as well as local Malaysian industries.