Launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome; landing
428 km west of the intended site in Kazakhstan due of a ballistic
was the first space traveller from
flew as a guest of the Russian government.
Under this program, in exchange for the multi-billion purchase of fighter jets
by Malaysia, the Russian Federation bore the cost of training two Malaysians
for space travel and for sending one to the
's role aboard the Soyuz is referred to as a
in English-language Russian
Federal Space Agency and
documents and press briefings.
mission carried out the
Following a two day solo flight Soyuz TMA-11 docked with the
on October 12, 2007. Peggy