dr.sheikh muszaphar shuko

Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor

Batch : 1997
Institute : Kasturba Medical College Manipal


Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor a Malaysian Astronaut, an Orthopaedic Surgeon by trade, is also a Fellow Researcher at Institute of Space Science National University of Malaysia UKM. He has been honored with many prestigious awards, which include.

  • Leonov Award 2010 by Association of Space Explorers.
  • Malaysian Icon Award 2010 by Malaysia Book of Records.
  • Colonel Honorary RELA • Meritius Award 2011 by Open University Malaysia.
  • Ambassador Make-A-Wish Foundation 2011.

Educational Background:

Sheikh Muszaphar attended primary school at St Paul’s in Seremban, Negri Sembilan, then went on to spend his secondary years at MRSM Muar, Johor. His A-Levels and Bachelor’s degree (MBBS) in Medicine and Surgery were obtained from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India in 1997.