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Rakesh Sharma Quick General Knowledge
|Rakesh Sharma (Rakesh Sharma)
|Date of Birth
|13 January 1949
|Patiala, Punjab (India)
|1984 - First astronaut of India
|Profession / Country
|male / pilot / India
Rakesh Sharma - First astronaut of India (1984)
Rakesh Sharma is the first astronaut of India. On 02 April 1984, he had the opportunity to fly in a spacecraft and orbit the Earth. In 1984, Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma remained in space for eight days under a joint space mission of the Intercosmos Program of the Indian Space Research Organization and the Soviet Union. He was in space from 3 April to 11 April, 1984.