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Squadron leader Rakesh Sharma was born on January 13, 1949 in Patiala, Punjab. He was the first Indian and 138th person to travel in space.
He underwent schooling at Hyderabad and later graduated from Nizam College in Hyderabad.
When he was around 20 years of age, Rakesh Sharma joined the Indian Air Force. On 02, April 1984, when he was around 35 years old, Rakesh Sharma, then squadron leader and pilot with the Indian Air Force embarked on the historic mission as part of a joint space program between the ISRO and the Soviet Intercosmos space program and spent eight days in space aboard the ‘Salyut 7 Space Station'.
He was conferred with the honour of Hero of Soviet Union immediately upon his return from space. The Government of India conferred its highest gallantry award (during peace time), the Ashoka Chakra on him and the other two Russian members of his mission.
In November 2006, when was 57 years old, he took part in India's top scientists gathering organised by ISRO which gave the green light to an Indian manned space mission.
How old was Rakesh Sharma when he spent eight days in space?
A 20 years old
B 24 years old
C 57 years old
D 35 years old
i think it shoud be 35 years old [D]