Punjabi astronaut Ravish Malhotra 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.

Punjabi astronaut Ravish Malhotra 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.

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archiemcphee:

This awesome wheatpaste depicting Edgar Allan Poe as an astronaut was created by TOVEN and placed, quite appropriately, on a wall in Baltimore not far from the ill-fated poet’s gravesite.
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archiemcphee:

This awesome wheatpaste depicting Edgar Allan Poe as an astronaut was created by TOVEN and placed, quite appropriately, on a wall in Baltimore not far from the ill-fated poet’s gravesite.

[via Streetsy]

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patgavin:

Astronaut Poe, Load of Fun graffiti alley, behind North and Howard, Baltimore, Md.

patgavin:

Astronaut Poe, Load of Fun graffiti alley, behind North and Howard, Baltimore, Md.

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The first Bulgarian cosmonaut, Georgi Ivanov Kakalov.

The first Bulgarian cosmonaut, Georgi Ivanov Kakalov.

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Hungarian cosmonaut Bertalan Farkas (as seen on tv)

Hungarian cosmonaut Bertalan Farkas (as seen on tv)

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Astronaut Owen Garriott aboard Skylab in 1973.
The very first moustache in space!
via Retro Space Images

Astronaut Owen Garriott aboard Skylab in 1973.

The very first moustache in space!

via Retro Space Images

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Today’s Doodle it’s about an astronaut and his mustache!

Today’s Doodle it’s about an astronaut and his mustache!

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A stamp issued in 2009 commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Flight of Bulgarian Astronaut Georgi Ivanov into Space

A stamp issued in 2009 commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Flight of Bulgarian Astronaut Georgi Ivanov into Space

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