The Astronautical Association of Malaysia (AstroX) was established in 2009 by members of the Astronaut Corps of Malaysia (Top 59 astronaut candidates of Malaysia’s Angkasawan Programme) for the purpose of educating the public in the field of aerospace and science. Our patron is Malaysia's first astronaut Dato' Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor. Our vision is to promote aerospace science by inspiring youth and the younger generation to excel in the field of science and technology.The Astronautical Association of Malaysia has a proven track record of conducting CSR programmes recognized internationally and within the country by awards and honours in the field of aerospace education.
Honours and Awards
•Recognized by the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) in contributing to the success of the Campus Space Walk programme during the 23rd ASE Planetary Congress in 2010 (Supported by Recognition Letter).
•Recipient of 2011 Alumni Award for Regional Leadership from the University of Newcastle, Australia (For CSR efforts in Aerospace Education).
•Anugerah Inovasi Penyelidikan Sains Mikrograviti Peringkat Universiti 2011 (Aerospace Research Award).
•Recipient of the 2014 Community Achievement Award from the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (For CSR efforts in Aerospace Education).