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Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor

1972 - Today

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Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor Al Masrie bin Sheikh Mustapha (born 27 July 1972) is the first Malaysian astronaut. He launched to the International Space Station aboard Soyuz TMA-11 with the Expedition 16 crew on 10 October 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor has received more than 778,880 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor is the 277th most popular astronaut (up from 301st in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Malaysia (down from 37th in 2019) and the most popular Malaysian Astronaut.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor ranks 277 out of 524Before him are Vasily Tsibliyev, Donald E. Williams, Robert L. Gibson, Susan Helms, Mike Melvill, and Don L. Lind. After him are Loren Shriver, Joseph M. Acaba, David M. Walker, Anton Shkaplerov, Kathryn C. Thornton, and Klaus-Dietrich Flade.

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Among people born in 1972, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor ranks 339Before him are Hera Björk, Hasim Rahman, Yasuhiro Takemoto, Robbie McEwen, DJ Ashba, and Ken Hirai. After him are John Abraham, Željko Rebrača, A-Mei, Serhiy Skachenko, Cung Le, and Claudia Black.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor ranks 45 out of 74Before him are Yahya Petra of Kelantan (1917), Ja'afar of Negeri Sembilan (1922), Fernando José de França Dias Van-Dúnem (1934), Anthony Soter Fernandez (1930), Henry Golding (1987), and Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh (1966). After him are Tony Fernandes (1964), Simon Russell Beale (1961), Michael Wong (1970), Alex Yoong (1976), Fish Leong (1978), and Angelica Lee (1976).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Malaysia

Among astronauts born in Malaysia, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor ranks 1