Biographies of International Astronauts

Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie

Sheikh

Malaysia

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.07.1972
Birthplace:  Kuala Lumpur
Marital status:  married
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Selection date:  09.01.2006
Selection group:  Malaysia
Position:  Spaceflight Participant (UKP)
Status:  Ret. 21.10.2007

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-11 / Soyuz TMA-10  Spaceflight Participant  10.10. - 21.10.2007 10d 21h 14m 
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Additional information

Master of science degree in Orthopaedic Surgery at University Kebangsaan Malaysia; currently Orthopedist at University Kebangsaan Malaysia Hospital in Kuala Lumpur; hobbies: yoga, meditation, swimming and gymnastics; selected for the Program Angkasawan Negara by the Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA); one of two finalists for training in Russia; first Malaysian astronaut in space.

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Last update on October 12, 2010.