Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor

Astronaut

1972 –

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Who is Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor?

Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie bin Sheikh Mustapha is a Malaysian orthopaedic surgeon and was the first Malaysian to go into space. He was launched to the International Space Station aboard Soyuz TMA-11 with the Expedition 16 crew on 10 October 2007. Sheikh Muszaphar flew under an agreement with Russia through the Angkasawan program, and returned to Earth on 21 October 2007, aboard Soyuz TMA-10 with the Expedition 15 crew members, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Oleg Kotov.

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Born
Jul 27, 1972
Kuala Lumpur
Also known as
  • Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • Malaysia
Profession
Education
  • Master of Science, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    Orthopedic surgery
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Kasturba Medical College
Lived in
  • Kuala Lumpur

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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