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Kalpana Chawla : India'S First Woman Astronaut
Kalpana Chawla : India'S First Woman Astronaut
Author : Dilip M Salwi
Publisher : NA
Language : English
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No Of Pages : 94
Kalpana Chawla, India's first woman astronaut, was one individual who possessed the grit, determination and courage to make the dream to reach for the stars, possible. Born in a traditional family of Karnal, Haryana, Kalpana had neither the background nor the environment which favoured a trek to outer space, In fact, she faced opposition from her father and even some of her teachers, but persevered and became an aerospace engineer. Termed as a terrific engineer' by NASA, she went to space not once but twice. Kalpana Chawla's untimely death on February 1, 2003, has left a void in the world of space exploration.
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