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bin Khaleed, Dr Faiz (1980-) Malaysian physician cosmonaut, 2006-2007. Backup to first Malaysian in space.

Stomatologist (mouth disease specialist) serving with the Royal Malaysia Air Forces. Selected by the Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA); one of two finalists for training in Russia; served as backup for Soyuz TMA-11 / ISS Mission EP-13. One of two finalists for training in Russia, selected from a total of 11,275 candidates screened by the Malaysian National Space Agency after the screening campaign for the program began in 2003.

Birth Place: Kuala Lumpar.
Status: Inactive.

Born: 1980.09.15.

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  • Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...

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  • ISS EP-13 Crew: Muszaphar. Malaysian astronaut. Mission to swap Soyuz lifeboats docked to station. Backup crew: Khaleed. More...

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