Top 20 Astronaut celebrities in India
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Astronaut celebrities [Updated June 2, 2023].
Rakesh Sharma was born
on January 13, 1949
He was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union and went on to become a test pilot in India.
Kalpana Chawla was born
on March 17, 1962
Days after her death, India's Prime Minister announced the renaming of a series of weather satellites to KAPLANA in her honor.
Kevin A Ford was born
on July 7, 1960
From 2004-2005, he directed Russia's Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.
Donald Williams was born
on February 13, 1942
He was the spacecraft commander on Space Shuttle Atlantis when it deployed the Galileo spacecraft that would journey to Jupiter.
Mark Brown was born
on November 18, 1951
His first mission was cancelled after the Challenger tragedy.
Joseph Allen was born
on June 27, 1937
Portrayed by actor Doug McKeon, Allen was featured in a miniseries titled From the Earth to the Moon.