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|Intercosmos Research Cosmonaut|
|Status||Retired 4 November 1994|
25 December 1943 |
Lahore, Punjab, India
In 1982, he was chosen to train for spaceflight in the Soviet Union's Intercosmos program. Malhotra served as backup for Rakesh Sharma on the Soyuz T-11 mission which launched the first Indian citizen into space, but unfortunately himself never went to space. Malhotra was awarded the Kirti Chakra in 1984.
Malhotra is the Co-Founder & Chief Mentor of the aerospace division of Dynamatic Technologies.
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