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Ravish Malhotra

Ravish Malhotra

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 12/25/1943

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

Ravish Malhotra (born 25 December 1943 born in Lahore, British India is a retired Air Commodore of the Indian Air Force.
In 1982, he was chosen to train for spaceflight in the Soviet Union’s Intercosmos program. Malhotra served as backup for Rakesh Sharma on the Soyuz T-11 mission which launched the first Indian into space, but never went to space himself. Malhotra was awarded the Kirti Chakra in 1984.

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