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Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 01/13/1949
  • First Flight: 04/03/1984
  • Last Flight: 04/03/1984


Rakesh Sharma, a Indian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Rakesh Sharma (born 13 January 1949) is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched on 2 April 1984, as part of the Interkosmos programme. Sharma is the first Indian citizen to travel in space.

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