Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma

Status: Retired
1/13/1949 –
Nationality: Indian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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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