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Vision and Objective

Angkasawan™ Programme's core ideals are to achieve the following objectives as part of its agenda in advancing the practice of conforming to a standard of excellence in the areas of science, technology and industry of Malaysia.

To inspire all Malaysians to strive for excellence and a unity of purpose and instill a sense of identity that will promote national resolve and enrich their lives.

To send a Malaysian Angkasawan™ to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2007 to carry out activities that will benefit Malaysian science, technology and industry.

Gaining knowledge and experience from Russia and other countries and using this acquisition as a base for Malaysia to develop expertise in space science and zero gravity applications.

The programme is designed to instill the interest of young Malaysians to explore new areas of science and technology which are crucial to sustaining a long-term national competitiveness in a globalization era.