Rakesh Sharma Quiz: Indian Aircraft Pilot

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  • Last Updated: 15 Apr, 2022
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Rakesh Sharma Quiz: Indian Aircraft Pilot

Rakesh Sharma, AC, Wing Commander, was born in 1949. He is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew on Soyuz T-11 as part of the Soviet Interkosmos program on April 3, 1984. Although other astronauts with Indian ancestry were not Indian nationals, he was the only Indian citizen to journey in space. In July 1966, he enrolled as an air force plebe at the National Defence Academy, and in 1970, he was commissioned as a pilot in the Indian Air Force. To find out how much you know about Rakesh Sharma, take this quiz.

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In which year did Rakesh Sharma join the National Defence Academy as an air force plebe?
In which year did Rakesh Sharma decide to go into space on a Soviet spaceship?
Who is the wife of Rakesh Sharma?
What is the birth date of Rakesh Sharma?
When did Rakesh Sharma fly aboard Soyuz T-11 as part of the Soviet Interkosmos program?
Rakesh Sharma retired as a wing commander and later joined Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in _______
When did Rakesh Sharma commission into the Indian Air Force as a pilot?
In ____, Rakesh Sharma became the first Indian citizen to enter space when he flew aboard the Soviet rocket Soyuz T-11 launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome.
When did Rakesh Sharma become the first Indian to orbit in space?
When was Rakesh Sharma selected to become a cosmonaut and go into space as part of a joint program between the Indian Air Force and the Soviet Interkosmos space program?