As the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) prepare to send a manned mission to the red planet, the crew of the future will most likely be equipped with Swedish innovations like virtual decorations, flexible furniture, gourmet space food, modular clothing and even a space orchestra. Since 1998, a team of students and professors at Lund University
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Malaysia plans to send its first astronaut into space and possibly on a mission to Mars by the year 2020. However, National Space Agency (NSA) Director-General Prof Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman said there was no need for Malaysia to build a space station because the astronaut will not have to be trained in space but on earth through collaboration with the Americans or Russians.