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 First Malaysian astronaut infographic
A Malaysian "angkasawan", or space traveller, will be on board the next Russian Soyuz spacecraft bound for the International Space Station on Wedensday, October 10. The astronaut will be chosen from a final shortlist of two -- Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor and Captain Faiz Khaleed -- in the last hours before the launch.
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First Malaysian astronaut

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PUBLISHED: 3/10/2007; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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