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Rakesh Sharma, India's first astronaut w

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Rakesh Sharma, India's first astronaut who went into space in 1984, salutes before a flight on board an F/A-18F Super Hornet at the Yelahanka Air Force Station during the third day of Aero India 2009 in Bangalore February 13, 2009. South Asia's biggest airshow opened on February 11 with firms from 25 countries showcasing their latest hardware in a chase for multibillion-dollar contracts with the Indian military. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Rakesh Sharma, India's first astronaut who went into space in 1984, salutes before a flight on board an F/A-18F Super Hornet at the Yelahanka Air Force Station during the third day of Aero India 2009 in Bangalore February 13, 2009. South Asia's biggest airshow opened on February 11 with firms from 25 countries showcasing their latest hardware in a chase for multibillion-dollar contracts with the Indian military. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)
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February 13, 2009
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