Twitter remembers Kalpana Chawla on her death anniversary, here are some facts about her
Kalpana Chawla was one of the seven astronauts who lost their lives in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster on February 1, 2003.
Here are some facts about her:
1) Born on March 1962 Haryana, she completed her school from Karnal. She finished aeronautical engineering at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh.
2) In 1982, she moved to the US to pursue Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas followed with a doctorate in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado.
3) In 1988, she started working at the NASA Ames Research Center.
4) In 1997, she made her first step towards the stars as she got her first opportunity to fly the space shuttle Columbia on flight STS-87
5) On February 1, 2003, along with six other crew members, Kalpana Chawla died in the Space Shuttle Columbia on the STS-107 mission. This was her second and the last flight to space.
Twitter also paid tributes to the first Indian woman in space Kalpana Chawla
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) February 1, 2018
Solemnly remembering the inspiration to many young women in India - #KalpanaChawla. Her journey from Karnal to Space is an immense example of hardwork and determination.
— Dr Raman Singh (@drramansingh) February 1, 2018
#Kalpana Chawla was an American astronaut and the #first woman of Indian origin in space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator. Wikipedia
Born: 17 March 1962, Karnal
Died: 1 February 2003, Texas, United States pic.twitter.com/5tvRz9sJMj
— Sujata Trivedi (@sujata_trivedi) February 1, 2018
SALUTE TO INDIAS FIRST WOMAN IN SPACE. #KALPANA CHAWALA# @NASA @SpaceX pic.twitter.com/BPbOakfIUF
— Nitin_s_ghayal (@Nsgspeak) February 1, 2018
— Shrey Adarsh (@shrey_adarsh) January 31, 2018
Right or true our great Indian KALPANA CHAWALA also increase and hiking of Indian name in whole world 🌍 so we all of Indian always appreciate and our great PM of India many strong struggle for development of India.
— Ashutosh Bhatnagar (@AshutoshBhatna5) January 29, 2018
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