How about your Iedul Fitri vacation?
Is it great, don’t you?
Yeah, yeah…. every Moslem must be happy every Iedul Fitri are getting close. But now, the whole Moslem in the world must be happy cause, on this year, the first Moslem astronaut, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor enters space. What a great events it is? Shukor had flew to space with the Russian Soyuz spacecraft. He is not alone, he’s flew to space with the ISS Expedition-16 commander, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, and a Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malechenko. The spacecraft had been launched from the Russia’s Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Kazakh steppe on 5:22 p.m Moscow time. Shukor is the first Moslem to fly into space during the holy month of Ramadhan. (Did he doing fasting over there? He he he………..)
Shukor not only make his motherland, Malaysia become pride. He also give a inspiration to the others especially Southeast Asian nation about how hard we must to tried to reach our dream. I’ve read from The Jakarta Post that Shukor gained his opportunity to become an astronauts is not easy, he must had selected from 11.000 candidates, wow… that’s not such a small number don’t you?
Well, hopefully, there will be more Moslem astronauts who enters the space. Let’s we bringin’ back the Moslem advantegous in the past, where the brilliant Moslem are countable in scientific world.
But, outside all…I put my trust on the physic’s expert in Indonesia to become the next Shukor. Why ? Because on Indonesia, the physic’s expert almost every year’s gained an achievement on Internasional Physic’s Competition. So, could the Indonesian physic’s expert reach the space? Hopefully………Amien