Kalpana Chawla Death Cause and Date

Kalpana Chawla's Death

Born (Birthday) March 17, 1962

Death Date February 1, 2003

Age of Death 40 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Astronaut

The astronaut Kalpana Chawla died at the age of 40. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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.

Chawla died on February 1, 2003, in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, along with the other six crew members, when the Columbia disintegrated over Texas during re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere, shortly before it was scheduled to conclude its 28th mission, STS-107.

Quotes

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You are just your intelligence.

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When you lift off, the pressure is supposed to be maximum. But actually, it was very benign. Very enjoyable. But as soon as the engines cut off and you get to zero gravity, you felt as if you were being pushed off your seat. You feel disoriented. You don’t feel aligned with anything. I felt for a few good hours that I was falling.

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We gazed dreamily at the Milky Way and once in a while caught some shooting stars. Times like those gave me the opportunity to wonder and ask all those very basic questions. That sense of awe for the heavens started there.

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Listen to the sounds of nature. Wishing you the best on your trek towards your dreams.

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When you look at the stars and the galaxy, you feel that you are not just from any particular piece of land, but from the solar system.

Kalpana Chawla Death Cause and Date