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Rakesh Sharma Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Secrets, Affairs, Images, Marriage, Phone number.

Written by Aravind

Rakesh Sharma was born on (13 January 1949) He is a former Indian Air Force Pilot and cosmonaut, who became the first Indian citizen to travel into space.

RAKESH SHARMA BIO/WIKI

NameRakesh Sharma
NicknameRakesh
Profession(s)Former Indian Air Force Pilot, Cosmonaut
Famous ForBeing the first Indian citizen to travel in Space
Date of Birth13 January 1949
Age (as in 2020)  71 Years
Zodiac/Sun SignCapricorn
Birth PlacePatiala, Punjab, India
Home townHyderabad, India
Parents/ FatherDevendranath Sharma
MotherTripata Sharma
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

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AWARDS AND DEFENCE SERVICES

Awards, Honours,
Achievements
25th Anniversary of Independence Medal, 9 Years Long Service Medal, Hero of the Soviet Union
Ashok Chakra
Paschimi Star
Sangram Medal
Sainya Seva Medal
Videsh Seva Service Medal
Service/BranchIndian Air Force
Service Years1970-1987
RankWing Commander

SPACE MISSION

MissionSoyuz T-11
Selection1982
Joined Asa Cosmonaut
Time Spent in Space7 days 21 hours & 40 minutes

PERSONAL LIFE

School St. Ann’s High School, Secunderabad
St. Georges Grammar School, Hyderabad
College/ UniversityNizam College, Hyderabad
National Defence Academy in Khadakvasla, Pune
Education
Qualification
Not Known
Contact numberNot Known
AddressHe lives in Coonoor- a small town in Nilgiri Hills,
Tamil Nadu, India
ReligionHinduism
Caste/EthnicityGaur Brahmin [1]
NationalityIndian
Car CollectionNot Known
HobbiesGardening, Travelling, Reading, Playing Golf, Doing Yoga
DebutNot Known

MARITAl STATUS/AFFAIRS

Marital Status Married
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseMadhu (Interior Decorator)
ChildrenDaughter– Mansi (died at the age of six), Krittika Sharma (a Senior Design Associate & Behaviour Architect)
Son– Kapil Sharma (Film Director)

SALARY/NETWORTH

Salary (approx.) Not Known
Networth (approx.) Not Known

PHYSICAL STATUS

Height (approx.) In Centimeters- 168 cm
In Meters- 1.68 m
In Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms- 75 kg
In Pounds- 165 lbs
Figure Measurements
(approx.)
Not Known
Shoe size8(Us)
Hair colorWhite
Eyes colorLight Brown
Skin colorFair

RAKESH SHARMA FAVORITES

Favorite foodNot Known
Favorite CosmonautYuri Gagarin
Favorite SingerNot Known
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite SportNot Known
Favorite PlaceNilgiri Hills in Tamil Nadu
Favorite MovieNot Known
Favorite ColourNot Known

SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS

Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/rakeshsharma/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/search/top/
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/hashtag/rakeshsharma
Rakesh Sharma

UNKNOWN FACTS ABOUT RAKESH SHARMA

  • Does Rakesh Sharma Drink Alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Rakesh Sharma Smoke?: Not Known
  • He is a former Indian Air Force Pilot and cosmonaut by Profession(s)
  • Her Hobbies Gardening, Travelling, Reading, Playing Golf, Doing Yoga.
  • Since his school days, Mr. Sharma was inspired by outer space events. Recalling the Yuri Gagarin’s entry to space.

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