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Kalpna Chawla History on FavouriteHobbies

August 4, 2009 7 comments

Kalpana Chawla was born on haryana in a town called Karnal.Imagination is the meaning of Kalpana,kalpana was the youngest on her family,she had 2 sisters and 1 elder brother,she also nicknamed as Montu.Kalpana and her brother sanjay was interest in dream to fly.She has become an United States Citizen in 1990 after getting married Jean-Pierre Harrison.
Her Education Life:

Kalpana Chawla completed her school studies at Tagore Public School in Karnal.In 1982 she earned a degree of Bachelor of Sciennce degree in aeronautical engineering at Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh,In 1982 she moved to United States and earned Master Science degree in aeronautical engineering from University of Texas at Arlington on 1984.

Later she began working for NASA as Vice president of Overset Methods,inc.she hel a certificated flight instructor rating for airplanes,gliders & commercial pilot licenses for single and multiengine airplanes etc..

NASA Career:

In March 1995 Kalpana Chawla joined the NASA astronaut corps and selected for her first flight in 1998.In November 19,1997 her first space mission began as a part with six astronaut crew flew the Space Shuttle Columbia flight STS-87.

She was the first indian women & second person of indian origin to fly in space following cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma who flew in 1984 in Soviet spacecraft.Chawla travelled over 10.4million miles in 252 orbits of the earth,logging more than 360 hours in space on her first she continued her career in NASA with great effective and got success all in his career schedules.

The News When Its Reached My Ear:

Kalpana Chawla was beautiful,talented lady,she is my everlasting hero in my life,i was got stunned when the news of her death received my ear,she is in all our dreams and she is like stars in the sky,i dont have the words to express the fealings of her death.

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