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.
The first Bulgarian cosmonaut, Georgi Ivanov Kakalov.
Hungarian cosmonaut Bertalan Farkas (as seen on tv)
Today’s Doodle it’s about an astronaut and his mustache!
A stamp issued in 2009 commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Flight of Bulgarian Astronaut Georgi Ivanov into Space