Rakesh Sharma

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Rakesh Sharma is a well known Civil Servant, we can Address Him as Former Indian Air Force Pilot. And First Indian To Spend Time in Space.

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Article Type: Biography
Category: Former Indian Air Force Pilot

NameRakesh Sharma
Real NameSame as Name Above
Pet / Nick NameNot Such
ProfessionFormer Indian Air Force Pilot, Cosmonaut
OriginPatiala, Punjab, India

Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign

Rakesh Sharma Age (Current)72 years3 months16 daysold
Date Of Birth (DOB)— 01/13/1949 (M/D/Y)
BirthplacePatiala, Punjab, India
Star Sign (Nakshatra)Not Sure

Death Details

Alive Or DeadAlive
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72 years, 10 month, 24 days, 12 hours, 6 minutes, 21 seconds.
26625 Total days.
- On December 6, 2021


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Kids: Don’t Know

Father: Yet To Update
Mother: Yet To Update
Sister(s): Not Known
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Father / Mother, Family Details

Rakesh Sharma FatherDevendranath Sharma
MotherTripata Sharma
No. Of. Brothers0
No. Of. Sisters0
Brother(s)No BrotherNot Sure
Sister(s)No SisterNot Sure

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Relationship, Affairs, Wife / Husband, Girlfriends / Boyfriends

Rakesh Sharma Relationship StatusCommitted
Interested InFemale
Marital StatusMarried
Marital TypeArrange Marriage
Spouse Wife -Madhu (Interior Decorator)



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Son / Daughter, Children Details

No.Of. Male Kids1
No.Of. Female Kids2

Kids Details- Kapil Sharma (Film Director) Daughter- Mansi (died at the age of six), Krittika Sharma (a Senior Design Associate & Behaviour Architect)

Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known

Rakesh Sharma’s CasteFather – Not Known
Mother – Same As Fathers
CommunityNot Sure
Mother TonguePunjabi
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi,Telugu,Tamil

Address, Native, Hometown, Current City

Native / OriginPatiala, Punjab, India
Home TownHyderabad, India
Rakesh Sharma’s Current CityNilgiri Hills, Tamilnadu
AddressHe lives in Coonoor- a small town in Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu

Personal Details:

DOB (m/d/y):
January 13, 1949
Patiala, Punjab, India
Hyderabad, India
Mother Tongue:
Languages Known:
English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu
Birth Star:
Star Unknown
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No Hobbies Revealed Yet


He lives in Coonoor- a small town in Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu

Educational Details:

Under Graduate
School: St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad St. Georges Grammar School, Hyderabad
College: Nizam College, Hyderabad National Defence Academy in Khadakvasla, Pune

Physical Traits & Appearance:

Rakesh Sharma Height In Feet:
75 kg / 165.375 lbs (Approx.)
Body Measurements:

34-30-34 (B-H-W)
- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches

Body Type:
Skin Tone:
Very Fair
Hair Color:
Dark Brown
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Personality, Physical Appearance

Body, Height, Weight

Body TypeAthlete
Body Measurements
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Rakesh Sharma’s Height5 feet 6 inches / 168 Centimeters
Weight75 kg / 165.375 lbs

Face Properties

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourBrown Eyes
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourLight Blonde
Hair LengthShort
Dimple StatusNo
BeardClean Shaved


NatureNot Predicted Yet
CharacterGood Human
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Education, Qualification

School St. Ann’s High School, Secunderabad St. Georges Grammar School, Hyderabad
College Nizam College, Hyderabad National Defence Academy in Khadakvasla, Pune
Rakesh Sharma’s QualificationNot Sure
Other Education NotesNot Known


Life Style

Does Rakesh Sharma, Consume Alcohol?Not Sure Yet
Does Rakesh Sharma, Smoke Cigarettes?Not Sure Yet
Will Drive?Yes
Is Rakesh Sharma, Swims?Yes
Is Rakesh Sharma, Yoga Practitioner?Yes
Does Gym?Yes
Is Rakesh Sharma, a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Non-Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Rakesh Sharma’s HobbiesArt / Handicraft
FoodSouth Indian
SportsBadminton, Cricket, Jogging / Walking

Rakesh Sharma was naturally introduced to an unassuming Punjabi Family. His precursors hail from Multan, West Punjab, present-day Pakistan. Since his school days, Mr. Sharma was roused by space occasions.

Reviewing the Yuri Gagarin’s entrance to space, Rakesh Sharma says-I was an understudy when Yuri Gagarin turned into the principal man in space in 1961, and I lapped each composed word.

At the point when Rakesh Sharma joined the Indian Air power as a cadet in 1966, he was only 18. In the wake of passing effectively from the National Defense Academy, Pune, he was charged into the Indian Air Force as a Test Pilot in 1970. Rakesh Sharma During His Days In The Indian Air Force Sharma gradually and consistently progressed through numerous dimensions, and in 1984, he was named as the Squadron Leader in the Indian Air Force.

In the year 1980, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) asked the Indian Air Force (IAF) to choose two cosmonauts for a joint Indo-Soviet kept an eye on space mission. In this way, Wing Commanders Ravish Malhotra, 40, and Rakesh Sharma, 35, were picked for the assignment.

Be that as it may, because of certain reasons, the necessity was later diminished to just a solitary man.

In the long run, Rakesh Sharma was picked for the assignment. Rakesh Sharma With Ravish Malhotra Sharma then experienced thorough preparing for around 3 years.

As a component of the preparation, he was bolted up by the aviation based armed forces in a stay with fake lights at an aviation office in Bangalore for 72 hours to test for “inert claustrophobia.”

Also, he needed to gain proficiency with the Russian language rapidly; as the vast majority of his preparation directions were tended to in the equivalent.

Rakesh Sharma Undergoing His Cosmonaut Training Rakesh Sharma During His Training Unfortunately, when Sharma was preparing in Moscow, he got the news that his 6-year-old little girl, Mansi, was no more. Regardless of this, he didn’t forsake his preparation and proceeded to turn into the 128th man and the first and the main Indian to go into space.

An Old Picture of Rakesh Sharma On 2 April 1984, the then Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma, alongside the ship’s administrator Yury Malyshev, and flight engineer-Gennadi Strekalov, took off from a remote spot called Baikonur, presently in Kazakhstan, from the world’s first and biggest operational space dispatch office to the Salyut 7 Orbital Station. Rakesh Sharma With Ship Commander Yury Malyshev (right) And Flight Engineer Gennady Strekalov (Left) As a feature of the voyage, Sharma went through around 8 days on board the Salyut 7 Orbital Station.

At the station, his activity was to direct trials, for the most part in the fields of biomedicine and remote detecting. He additionally did life sciences and materials preparing tests, including silicium intertwining tests.

He is additionally answered to have explored different avenues regarding rehearsing Yoga to manage the impacts of delayed orbital spaceflight. At the point when the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi, asked Sharma, on a murky live connection, what India looked like from space, he conveyed a line in Hindi which would have effectively turned into a viral tweet today. “Saare Jahan Se Achaa (The Best in the World), Sharma had answered. Not long after his arrival to the Earth, Rakesh Sharma accomplished a big name status both in India and over the world. Meetings, classes, communications, press meets, addresses, and so on turned into a daily practice to Mr. Sharma.

Rakesh Sharma Addressing A Press Meet Even in the wake of accomplishing such a superb accomplishment, he doesn’t gloat about it. He says-I am really thankful for the chance to have gone into space.

Be that as it may, it could have been anybody. It resembles a lottery, Meri Lag Gayi. Nonetheless, much to his dismay that his accomplishment would before long be overlooked to the detriment of the 1984 enemy of Sikh uproars, which had been activated after the death of Indira Gandhi.

Rakesh Sharma With Indira Gandhi He resigned from the IAF with the position of Wing Commander in 1987. Post resigning, Sharma joined Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and filled in as the Chief Test Pilot in the HAL Nashik Division till 1992.

Rakesh Sharma With His Space Mission Memories Mr. Sharma had a nearby shave with death amid his spell with the HAL.

One day when he was trying a MIG-21 contender stream close Ozar in Nashik, he lost control of the plane inferable from a specialized tangle. Luckily, he launched out of the fly ultimately.

In a meeting, he uncovered that he rehearsed The ‘zero gravity yoga’ to manage the issue of room disorder. Numerous individuals believe that Rakesh Sharma is the principal Indian to stroll on the moon.

Be that as it may, this is a misguided judgment and ought not be given any notice. Putting basically, Sharma has never strolled on the moon and is just the principal Indian to go into space. After his retirement as an aircraft tester, Rakesh Sharma settled in Coonoor, far from the group, commotion, and introduction to city life.

Clarifying his affection for the slopes, Mr Sharma said that he began to look all starry eyed at the Nilgiri Hills when at 15 years old, he was on his first solo trek to visit an uncle. Shockingly, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s home offers its limits with that of the Rakesh Sharma’s.

The Nilgiri Hills Where Rakesh Sharma Lives Mr. Sharma shares an incredible holding with his kindred Indian Air Force Officer, Ravish Malhotra.

Rakesh Sharma Enjoying Skiing Along With Ravish Malhotra His child, Kapil Sharma, is a Bollywood movie chief, who coordinated the 2013 John Abraham starrer-I, Me Aur Main. Apparently, a biopic on Rakesh Sharma is under creation in Bollywood.

At first, Aamir Khan was the primary decision to article Rakesh Sharma on the screen, yet when Aamir Khan left the undertaking, Shah Rukh Khan came into the image; in any case, he additionally left the film later.

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Favourite Destination(s)Nilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu
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Service/Branch – Indian Air Force

Role – Rank Wing Commander

Joined Asa Cosmonaut

Time Spent in Space – 7 days 21 hours and 40 minutes

Honors, Awards

Ashok Chakra

Paschimi Star

Sangram Medal

Sainya Seva Medal

Videsh Seva Service Medal

25th Anniversary of Independence Medal

9 Years Long Service Medal Hero of the Soviet Union







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