Rakesh Sharma

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Birthday
13, 1949
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
13, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
India

About

As part of the Intercosmos program, he became the first Indian in space and flew aboard the Soyuz T-11.

Before Fame

He was a squadron leader with the Indian Air Force.

Trivia

He was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union and went on to become a test pilot in India.

Family Life

He married and had two children.

Associated With

He had a conversation with then Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi while in space.