Rakesh Sharma facts for kids
|Born||January 13, 1949
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
|Other occupation||Test Pilot|
|Rank||Squadron Leader (retired Wing Commander), Indian Air Force|
|Time in space||7d 21h 40m|
|Missions||Soyuz T-10, Soyuz T-11|
Sharma retired from the Air force as Wing Commander. He spent eight days in Salyut 7 Space station in April 1984. He was given the Hero of Soviet Union by the Soviet Government and the Ashok Chakra by the Indian Government.
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