|Faiz bin Khaleed|
September 15, 1980 |
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
|Other occupation||Military Dentist|
|Selection||2006 Angkasawan program|
Faiz bin Khaleed (born September 15, 1980 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is a Malaysian military dentist with the Royal Malaysian Armed Forces. In September 2006, he was selected as one of two final candidates to undergo astronaut training in Star City as part of the Angkasawan program. The other candidate was Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor.
Faiz received his early education in St. John's Institution, Kuala Lumpur.
Faiz still might go to space if Malaysia decides to proceed with a second space flight.
On 22 October 2007, Faiz was promoted to a Major in the Royal Malaysian Armed Forces.