5 Most Famous Astronauts In History

If you love space, if you love air, if you love latest fashion styles for men and if you love dreaming then we will introduce you to the 5 greatest astronauts in history that have achieved what most of men dream about. They were born to do something extraordinary, something beyond the regular mens latest fashion, beyond this planet. From reputable and well known astronauts to the lesser known astronauts, we present you the some of the most extraordinary astronauts to ever fly in outer space.

1. Neil Alden Armstrong

Who does not know this astronaut, the first person to walk on the Moon. But many people do not know that Armstrong was a University Professor and also an aerospace engineer before becoming an astronaut. Armstrong also served as naval officer in the U.S. Navy.



2. Buzz Aldrin

The other most famous aeronautical engineer was the second human to walk on the surface of Moon. Aldrin was actually the Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 11 – the first man mission on moon. He followed his commander Neil Armstrong to set the foot on Moon at precise time of 03:15:16 on July 21, 1969.



3. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin

The famous Russian Soviet pilot, a cosmonaut was actually the first human to travel in the outer space. It is noteworthy that the Vostok spacecraft, in which he was travelling actually completed earth’s orbit Earth on 12 April 1961.



4. Alan Bartlett

The second person and the first American to travel into outer space , this american naval officer, aviator, test pilot, flag officer was actually one of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts. He started as a businessman who later soared into the sky.



5. Rakesh Sharma

First Indian who entered into the outer world, Sharma was selected on the mission in 1984, aboard the Soviet rocket Soyuz T-11. He spent 7 days 21 hours and 40 minutes on the Salyut 7 during which his team conducted scientific and technical studies which included 43 experimental sessions! The most memorable moment of his mission was the joint television news conference with officials in Moscow and then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. When Ms. Indira Gandhi asked to Sharma about how India looked from the outer space, he had famously replied Saare Jahan Se Achcha (the best in the world!).