Kalpana Chawla Quiz: Indian-American astronaut

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  • Last Updated: 28 Dec, 2021
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Kalpana Chawla Quiz: Indian-American astronaut

Kalpana Chawla was born in 1962 and died in 2003. An Indian-American astronaut and engineer, she was the first woman of Indian descent to go into space. She flew on the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and robotic arm operator. She was posthumously awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, and several streets, universities, and institutions have been named in her honor in India. She is considered a national hero there.

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Where was Kalpana Chawla born?
Kalpana was selected on her first mission in which year?
How many NASA awards had she won?
In which American city did she attend her Ph.D.?
When was Kalpana Chawla born?
From where did she get her Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering?
In 1997, Chawla was the only woman to be posthumously awarded the
In which year did she die?
Name the rock band that released an album in her memory?
She went on a mission to space named?