Kalpana Chawla Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Kalpana Chawla died at age 40, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Astronaut Kalpana Chawla's death.

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.

Information about the death of Kalpana Chawla
Cause of deathAccident
Age of death40 years
ProfessionAstronaut
BirthdayMarch 17, 1962
Death dateFebruary 1, 2003
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

You must enjoy the journey because whether or not you get there, you must have fun on the way.

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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.

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I was interested in aerospace and flying, and the U.S. is really the best place in the world for flying.

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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.

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I’ve always been very determined. I don’t get easily discouraged.

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