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Islamic scholars produce guide to praying at 17,000mph, The Guardian

"Although Muslim Malaysians believe that Islamic rites should be rigorously observed at all times, the doctor and part-time model, chosen from 10,000 applicants, has been given a certain latitude during the flight. The Islamic scholars' rulings so fascinated Malaysians - bursting with pride over the mission in the country's fiftieth year of independence - that newspapers published supplements detailing their edicts."

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