Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla

Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla wiki, age, height, wife, family, education & more

Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla
Biography
NameShubhanshu Shukla
Full NameWg Cdr Shubhanshu Shukla
ProfessionIndian astronaut
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1985
Age (In 2024)38 Years 6 Month(s) 5 Days
Birth PlaceLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Current CityBengaluru, Karnataka, India
NationalityIndian
india
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
EthnicityIndo-Aryan
Mother TongueHindi
ZodiacLibra
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5ft 10in
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
WifeKamna Shubha Shukla (dentist)
Children
Son(s)1
Parents
FatherShambhu Dayal Shukla
MotherAsha Shukla
Siblings
Sister(s)Nidhi Shukla
Shuchi Mishra
Education Details
SchoolCity Montessori School, Lucknow
CollegeNational Defence Academy (NDA)
Educational QualificationGraduate
Other Details
Food HabitVegetarian
Facts
Wing Commander Shubhanshu Shukla is an Indian astronaut and fighter pilot. He is one of the four astronauts currently undergoing training for India’s inaugural human space flight mission, “Gaganyaan”. The other three astronauts are Group Captain Prashanth Balakrishnan Nair, Group Captain Angad Prathap, and Group Captain Ajit Krishnan.
four astronauts
He was born on 10 October 1985 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. 1
Shubhanshu is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy (NDA). He was commissioned into the IAF’s fighter stream on 17 June 2006 and was promoted to Wing Commander on 17 June 2019. 2
He has an experience of flying Su-30 MKI, MiG-21, Mig-29, Jaguar, Dornier, and An-32 aircrafts.
He has undergone training at Moscow’s Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in various aspects of spaceflight.
On 27 February 2024, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the identities of four astronauts during his visit to the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thumba, Kerala. All four astronauts, including Shubhanshu Shukla, are IAF test pilots from the Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment in Bengaluru and they were shortlisted four years ago after rigorous rounds of evaluation. 3
four astronauts introduced

References
  1. https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/gaganyaan-astronauts-iaf-fighter-pilots-with-distinguished-service/article67891532.ece[]
  2. https://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/29014[]
  3. https://indianexpress.com/article/who-is/gaganyaan-astronauts-prashanth-balakrishnan-nair-angad-prathap-ajit-krishnan-shubhanshu-shukla-9183404/[]
 
Related posts