Everyone in this world wonder that how the world looks like from space. How our India looks like from space? The milky way of mysteries have been explained by India’s first man in space ”Rakesh Sharma”.
We’ve been studying since we’re child that who’s the first man of India who went into space. Here is he and he’s in ODISHA.
In a visit to Bhubaneswar for 6th lecture of Odisha Knowledge Hub (OKH), Rakesh Sharma explained how the world looks like from space. Sharma was the astronaut in joint Indo-Soviet Space Mission-1984 which culminated in an 8-day near Earth Orbit Space Flight. He was adorned with awards like ‘Ashok Chakra’ by government of India and ‘The hero of Soviet Union’, Balakrishnan said.
During the OKH, Rakesh Sharma said that the entire world looks like a family and he couldn’t see the man made boundaries.
He also answered various questions on space, life at other planet, aliens existence and many more. Below is the representational video how the world looks space, thousands of miles away.
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Some other lesser known facts:
1. Born on January 13, 1949, Sharma originally belongs to Punjab and completed his education from Hyderabad.
2. After successfully passing from the National Defence Academy, Sharma was commissioned into the Indian Air Force as a test pilot.
3. As a test pilot, he became an important member of war operations that were conducted against Pakistan.
4. On September 20, 1982, he was elected to travel into space as a cosmonaut as part of a joint program by ISRO and the Soviet Intercosmos space program.
5. On April 2 in 1984, he made his flight aboard the Soyuz T-11 and became the first Indian to achieve this feat.
6. The duration of his stay in outer space lasted 21 hours and 40 minutes.
7. He conducted scientific and technical studies wherein he was mainly involved in bio-medicine and remote sensing.
8. While in space, the entire crew had a television news conference with Moscow officials and the then Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi.
9. When inquired by Indira Gandhi on how India looked from outer space, Sharma recited “Saare Jahan Se Achcha in response.”
10. Sharma was awarded the Hero of Soviet Union after his return. He was also felicitated with Ashoka Chakra by the Indian Government.
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