Thursday, May 03, 2007

Battlestars And Burkas


Much to the relief of Muslim astronauts worldwide, Malaysia has issued a guideline on essential issues about living in space.

Even while in orbit, Muslims must face the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, when they pray. The guidebook says astronauts should, if in doubt that the food provided is halal, eat it only to the extent of preventing hunger. Muslim startroopers may decide if they will fast during Ramadan or do a make up for it after they return.

And, of course, the astronauts must never dress indecently wearing scanty spacesuits like the infidels. The Islamic Space Federation, going where no man has desired to go before.

Read about it here.

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