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Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space
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Rakesh Sharma
Space traveller
Rakesh Sharma, AC, Hero of the Soviet Union, is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched April 2, 1984, as part of the Intercosmos programme. Sharma was the first Indian to travel in space.
Born: 13 January 1949 (age 67), Patiala
Space missions: Soyuz T-10, Soyuz T-11
Awards: Hero of the Soviet Union, Ashoka Chakra
Education: Nizam College, St. George's Grammar School
Parents: Tripta Sharma, Devendranath Sharma
Children: Mansi Sharma, Kapil Sharma

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