Biography - A Short Wiki
NASA’s first Indian astronaut and the first Indian-born woman in space. She died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
She grew up in Karnal, Haryana. In 1983, she married Jean-Pierre Harrison.
How did Kalpana Chawla die?
Kalpana Chawla's death was caused by accident.
|Cause of death||Accident|
|Age of death||40 years|
|Birthday||March 17, 1962|
|Death date||February 1, 2003|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
You must enjoy the journey because whether or not you get there, you must have fun on the way.Kalpana Chawla
I stopped thinking about it after trying to figure out what are the lessons learned, and there are so many. After I had basically sorted that out, I figured it’s time to really look at the future and not at the past.Kalpana Chawla
I was interested in aerospace and flying, and the U.S. is really the best place in the world for flying.Kalpana Chawla
The list of what I want to do is so long, I would need a few lifetimes to achieve them. For instance, I would like to fly small planes, maybe over the Ganges one day.Kalpana Chawla
I’ve always been very determined. I don’t get easily discouraged.Kalpana Chawla